Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 5/29/13
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Potentially lost among the exciting and unlikely 2-1 walk-off victory against the Yankees was the unsightly performance of shortstop Ruben Tejada. His sub-par season has been generally overlooked due to the even more significant woes of slumping power hitter Ike Davis, however with veteran Omar Quintanilla tearing the cover off the ball, the time has come for Tejada to get the hook. With not one, not two, but three boneheaded moves both in the field and on the basepaths last night, Tejada did just about everything in his power to lose this game for the Amazin’s. After reaching base, the 23-year old, representing the tying run with the cleanup hitter in Lucas Duda up, was picked off by a mile, not only ending the inning but eventually resulting in the ejection of Terry Collins. In the field, he was even worse. After a throwing error in the fifth, Tejada flat out stopped on a ball up the middle, allowing Vernon Wells to reach base and setting up a first and third situation that Matt H...
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