Ruben Tejada has apparently been scratched. Tight left hammy.
Newark Star-Ledger "Carlos Beltran may be in a different New York uniform than the one he last wore in 2011, but he's just as mad about the source that ripped Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada this week. "Anonymous? Come on. Anonymous? Come forward, brother. If you have something to say, come forward and say it,"..." March 01
Newark Star-Ledger "This winter, Ruben Tejada spent nearly two months at a training facility in Michigan. Under pressure to shape up after a poor 2013 season and show a determination to win the Mets’ starting shortstop position, Tejada worked out in a new location, far from his native Panama. That fact has not been..." February 27
New York Post "Ruben Tejada still isn’t working out for the Mets. Even though Tejada attended an offseason strength/conditioning and nutrition camp in Michigan, Mets management has not been overwhelmed by the shortstop’s “new’’ body. “He looks pretty much the same,’’ one source told The Post on..." February 25
The Mets have avoided arbitration with Ruben Tejada, signing the shortstop to a one-year contract.
Ruben Tejada is headed back to Michigan this month for his next phase of offseason conditioning. Went in November, and Mets were pleased.
Hardball Talk "There’s been a lot of speculation this winter about free agent shortstop Stephen Drew potentially landing with the Mets, but the team has publicly thrown their support behind Ruben Tejada in recent weeks. Mets special assistant J.P. Ricciardi is the latest example, saying on WEEI’s “Hot Stove..." December 28
Newark Star-Ledger "Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada is still considering filing a grievance against the Mets for the timing of his promotion to the major leagues in September, according to a person with knowledge of Tejada’s thinking. The person requested anonymity because the discussions were to remain private. The..." December 03
ESPN New York "Ruben Tejada sounds more and more like he might survive the winter as the Mets’ No. 1 shortstop. With Jhonny Peralta having signed with the St. Louis Cardinals on a four-year, $52 million deal that Sandy Alderson labeled surprising, the GM acknowledged the Mets do not have much in the way of..." November 26
ESPN New York "Sandy Alderson revealed details Tuesday of a four-week fitness camp seven players from the Mets organization are attending this month near Ann Arbor, Mich. Alderson said the participants were Lucas Duda, Ruben Tejada, Wilmer Flores, 2013 first-round pick Dominic Smith and three other..." November 20
Newsday "Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada continues to make progress in his recovery from a broken fibula in his right leg according to his representative at the Legacy Agency Chris Leible. Tejada who will turn 24 on Sunday remains on track to stay within his initial six-to-eight-week recovery window. He..." October 22
Ruben Tejada's brutal year ends with a broken fibula. Unreal.
New York Daily News "Ruben Tejada’s season ended Wednesday night when he broke his right leg chasing a fouled pop up in the ninthh inning of the Mets 5-4 win over the Giants at Citi Field. The Opening Day shortstop who was injured and demoted this season made the play stayed in for the final out of the inning but..." September 19
Collins basically said unless there’s an injury Tejada & Valdespin won’t be back until Sept. No room. Said 6-man rotation is most important
New York Post "Ruben Tejada is officially demoted to the minors. The Mets announced during last night’s 7-6 loss to the Brewers that Tejada has completed his rehab assignment and been optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas. The shortstop was placed on the disabled list on May 30 with strained right quadriceps and..." July 07
New York Daily News "Ruben Tejada may have saved himself a trip to the minors Wednesday night because he could be heading to the disabled list instead. The Mets’ shortstop, who was told late Tuesday by team officials to pick up his game or pack his bags for Vegas, hurt his right quad in the ninth inning of the..." May 30
North Jersey "Ruben Tejada’s recent struggles at the plate have been overshadowed by the continuing saga of Ike Davis, but the Mets shortstop hadn’t been much better until Saturday’s regularly scheduled game against Atlanta. Tejada struck out in the first inning of the Mets’ 6-0 loss, extending his recent..." May 27
New York Post "No thinking allowed. That is David Wright’s advice for Ruben Tejada, as the Mets shortstop tries to shake a defensive slump in which he has committed six errors in 13 games. Maybe the costliest of those errors occurred in the nightcap of Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Rockies, when Tejada..." April 18
New York Post "Terry Collins doesn’t care much for spring training stats. “You’ve got to be careful with March and September,” the Mets manager said yesterday, referring to spring training, as well as when rosters expand late in the season. That’s good news for Ruben Tejada. The shortstop has just four..." March 26
New York Post "When Jose Reyes signed his six-year, $106 million contract with the Marlins, it hardly seemed realistic to think Ruben Tejada would last longer with the Mets than Reyes would in Miami. And yet just a year later, Reyes was shipped to Toronto and Tejada remains the Mets’ starting..." March 09
New York Daily News "The Mets gave two important young players some time off, but hope both will return within days. Before Monday night’s game against Washington at Tradition Field, Terry Collins said that shortstop Ruben Tejada was suffering from a quadriceps injury, and left fielder Lucas Duda would miss a few..." February 26
MetsBlog.com "Ruben Tejada has a strained quadriceps muscle, according to the team’s beat reporters on Twitter. Tejada is expected to miss only a couple of games. " February 25
New York Post "Position players and pitchers exist as different species occupying the same terrain in baseball’s universe. Their routines and schedules only occasionally intersect, particularly in spring training. Here in Mets camp, though, shortstop Ruben Tejada and starting pitcher Johan Santana cross those..." February 20
Bergen Record "By some cosmic twist – or maybe just by coincidence – the two men gravitated toward each other. Before their cleats shared infield dirt for the first time this spring, Daniel Murphy walked into a Japanese restaurant and spotted his shortstop. Good second basemen know the location of their..." February 15
New York Post "Ruben Tejada doesn’t intend to again make the mistake of arriving on time for spring training. After irritating manager Terry Collins last year by waiting until the deadline for position players to report before arriving in camp, the Mets shortstop yesterday said he will be in Port St. Lucie on..." February 05