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The Miami Marlins expected shortstop Jose Reyes to become their offensive engine when they signed him to a six-year, $106 million contract last winter. The New York Mets expected Reyes's replacement, Ruben Tejada, to help them move on from Reyes. But the Mets never expected Tejada to become an engine of their own, batting atop their lineup and ranking near the top of the team leaderboard in hitting. With a walk and a hit in his first two plate appearances Wednesday, Tejada was the lone bright spot in the Mets' 13-0 loss to Reyes' Marlins at Citi Field. The hit temporarily gave Tejada the highest batting average on the team, before David Wright singled in his third and fourth at-bats to reclaim the lead. Ideally, Mets manager Terry Collins sees Tejada as a two-hole hitter, capable of moving runners around the bases and putting the ball in play at will. The Mets do not expect Tejada to provide much power or speed but hope that he can reach double-digit home run and s...
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Jose Reyes is bringing a hot bat to this visit to Citi Field, where the New York Mets are having plenty of problems.
Reyes will try to extend his career-high hitting streak to 25 games Tuesday night and help the Miami Marlins hand the Mets an eighth straight home loss in the opener of a three-game set.
The shortstop signed a six-year, 106 million deal with Miami (49-60) in the...
Jose Reyes insists he has no regrets about leaving the New York Mets to join the Miami Marlins despite his new team's poor performance.
The All-Star shortstop brought a career-high 24-game hitting streak into Tuesday night's game at Citi Field. The Marlins began the day tied for last in the NL East, four games behind the Mets.
''I'm very happy where I'm...
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We all have heard of baseball players blaming the sun for them making an error but it appears that Miami Marlins shortstop Jose Reyes has reasonable excuse this time around.During Thursday's Mets/Marlins game at CitiField, Jose Reyes was attempting to track down a fly ball hit by David Wright.Watch as Reyes misplays the ball which decides to find him by hitting him right in the...
The Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets on Tuesday 4-2 in a game where Jose Reyes extended his hitting streak to 25. The win put Miami ten games under .500 once again and kept them tied for fourth in the division. As for Reyes, he now holds the longest hit streak for a defending NL batting champion since Stan Musial in 1952.
Wade LeBlanc continued to pitch well but also...
Jose Reyes extended his hitting streak to a career-high 25 games with an infield single that set up Miami's big inning, and the Marlins extended the New York Mets' home losing skid to a month with a 4-2 win Tuesday night.
Booed again at Citi Field, Reyes beat out a trickler that helped the Marlins score four times in the fourth. The former Mets All-Star shortstop has the...
Jose Reyes has kept his career-high hitting streak going against his former team, and now Giancarlo Stanton is pounding the ball.
They've done nothing of the sort against R.A. Dickey.
Reyes and Stanton will try to help the Miami Marlins sweep the New York Mets in this three-game set Thursday, but they'll probably need to solve Dickey's dominance.
Reyes has strung together...
Giancarlo Stanton hit two two-run homers, Jose Reyes also connected against his former team and the Miami Marlins routed the struggling Mets 13-0 on Wednesday night, handing New York its ninth straight loss at home.
Reyes extended his hitting streak to a career-high 26 games, the longest in the majors this season. Stanton went deep twice against an ineffective Chris Young and finished...
Miami Marlins (49-60) at New York Mets (53-56) 7:10 PM ET
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W. LeBlanc (L) 1 1-1 1.355.11-00.848/1@ATLND4.1510-07.01.29
J. Niese (L) 21 8-5 3.725.24-23.998/1@SFW7.0311-120.04.50
The Miami Marlins may be struggling, but shortstop Jose Reyes is seeing the ball rather well at the plate...
NEW YORK -- The mystifying pitch R.A. Dickey throws like no one else when he is on was fluttering and darting enough Thursday to end one impressive streak by an ex-teammate and halt a demoralizing one for his current teammates. It also has placed the pitcher who likes to stay "in the moment" in a place where his future could include a National League Cy Young award. ...
Hanley Ramirez is making his return to Miami, where Jose Reyes will have to start a new hitting streak.
Ramirez and the Los Angeles Dodgers begin a three-game set Friday night against the Marlins after Reyes had the majors' longest hit streak snapped one day earlier.
Miami (51-61) dealt Ramirez to Los Angeles (60-52) on July 25 along with left-handed reliever Randy Choate for...
R.A. Dickey pitched a complete game for his NL-leading 15th win, stopping Jose Reyes' 26-game hitting streak and helping the New York Mets end their nine-game home losing skid with a 6-1 win Thursday over the Miami Marlins.
Dickey (15-3) gave up five hits, struck out 10 and walked none.
Reyes went 0 for 4 against the All-Star knuckleballer, twice stranding runners on third...
Mets News and Notes:
Reliever Tim Byrdak has an anterior capsule tear in his left shoulder. That's a career-threatening diagnosis since Byrdak is 38 years old. Johan Santana and Chris Young both had anterior capsule tears, and required surgeries that cost significant time. The Mets did not announce a firm surgery decision for the lefty reliever, who is 2-2 with a 4.40 ERA...
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W: N. Eovaldi (3-7) L: C. Young (3-6)
HR: MIA - J. Reyes (8),G. Stanton (20),G. Stanton (21),G. Dobbs (3) NYM - None
Jose Reyes accomplished plenty during his nine-year tenure with the New York Mets, though he arguably never had a better stretch than the...
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