Ruben Tejada RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cardinals Designate Ruben Tejada For Assignment

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cardinals have announced that they’ve designated infielder Ruben Tejada for assignment. Mark Saxon of ESPN.com was first to report on Twitter that the DFA was likely. Tejada’s roster spot will be taken by Matt Carpenter, who’s returning from the paternity list. St. Louis faced a choice..." May 28

  • Cardinals sign Tejada to 1-year deal

    The Score "The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the signing of infielder Ruben Tejada to a 1-year contract. Tejada becomes the likely favorite to earn the Cardinals' starting shortstop job. St. Louis was in need of depth at the position after losing Jhonny Peralta for two-to-three months due to a thumb..." March 20

  • Cardinals GM praises addition of Tejada

    The Score "St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak had a serious void to fill on his roster after shortstop Jhonny Peralta tore a ligament in his left thumb earlier this spring, and he's thrilled about signing Ruben Tejada to hold the fort until the three-time All-Star returns from injury. "He..." March 19

  • Tejada rejected minors deal from Yankees

    The Score "Free-agent Shortstop Ruben Tejada has rejected a minor-league deal from the New York Yankees, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News. He's believed to have another big-league offer on the table from another club. Tejada, who was officially released Wednesday by the Mets,..." March 19

  • Alderson: Mets 'needed to' release Tejada

    The Score "New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson cited the team's glut of middle infielders as the impetus behind releasing Ruben Tejada on Wednesday. "If you assume that (Asdrubal) Cabrera's going to be healthy soon - which I think is definitely our assumption - then having both (Wilmer) Flores..." March 17

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    Anthony DiComo @AnthonyDiComo

    Ruben Tejada went unclaimed. The #Mets have released him.

  • Ruben Tejada released by Mets after clearing waivers

    New York Daily News "Ruben Tejada, beloved after having his leg broken in last year's playoffs, is a Met no more. The shortstop cleared waivers and was released by the Mets Wednesday afternoon. As the News reported first, the Mets came into spring training planning to cut ties with the 26-year old Panamanian,..." March 16

  • Ruben Tejada a potential trade target for Cardinals

    Amazin' Avenue "Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada may be on the trade block. Maria Guardado of NJ.com suggests that the St. Louis Cardinals might be interested in the 26-year-old Panamanian. Cardinals everyday shortstop Jhonny Peralta tore a ligament in his thumb earlier this week, and is expected to miss the first two..." March 11

  • Mets' Ruben Tejada on Cardinals' radar?

    Newark Star-Ledger "St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta suffered the first major injury of spring training Saturday, tearing a ligament in his left thumb that is expected to sideline him for two to three months. As it stands, utility man Jedd Gyorko will be tasked with filling the Cardinals' shortstop..." March 09

  • Ruben Tejada faces uncertain Mets future as spring training gets under way

    New York Daily News "Ruben Tejada was written into baseball history this week with MLB announcing rule changes to protect middle infielders as a response to the brutal play that left him with a broken leg last October. But the shortstop’s future was still uncertain as of Friday. Tejada, a lightning rod for..." February 28

  • Mets' Ruben Tejada will be free agent a year early

    ESPN "New York Mets infielder Ruben Tejada will be eligible for free agency after the 2016 season, a year ahead of originally scheduled, the New York Post reported. Tejada originally was at four years, 171 days of major league service -- one day shy of a full five years. But the Mets reportedly have..." February 24

  • Ruben Tejada’s not over that Chase Utley dirty slide

    New York Post "Ruben Tejada is back on the field after suffering that terrible broken right leg as a result of Chase Utley’s late, hard slide in Game 2 of the NLDS on a defenseless Tejada. “I’d like to see the fielder be protected,’’ Tejada told The Post of the proposed rule change — The Utley Rule — which..." February 16

  • Mets Avoid Arbitration With Harvey, Tejada, Reed, Torres, Edgin

    Mets Merized Online "Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Mets have agreed to contracts with relievers Addison Reed for $5.3 million, Carlos Torres for $1.05 million, and Josh Edgin for $625,000, thus avoiding arbitration. Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record adds hat the Mets have also settled with Matt Harvey..." January 15