Tue, 09 Dec 2014 13:10:14 -0800
The New York Mets will not use SS Ruben Tejada as competition for 2B Wilmer Flores at shortstop if the team doesn't add at that position via trade or free agency.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 04:29:21 -0800
New York Mets SS Ruben Tejada will likely be tendered a contract for 2015 by the team, according to sources. Insiders on the team also believe OF Eric Young Jr. may be cut loose.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:27:28 -0700
New York Mets SS Ruben Tejada, who has had only two at-bats in the last nine games, is set to start a game during the weekend, according to manager Terry Collins. SS Wilmer Flores is making his ninth straight start at shortstop Friday, Aug. 15. Flores is batting .250 (8-for-32) with no extra-base hits, two RBIs and no walks since his audition at shortstop started.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:27:28 -0700
New York Mets SS Ruben Tejada (head) went hitless in four at-bats in his return to the lineup Friday, July 25, against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:17:44 -0700
New York Mets SS Wilmer Flores will join the club in Milwaukee Thursday, July 24. A corresponding roster move will be announced at a later time.
Fantasy Tip: This probably has to do with Ruben Tejada's head injury from Wednesday. Flores is an NL-only add and someone worth a last-ditch roster spot in deep mixed games.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:53:46 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Mets SS Ruben Tejada (head) was feeling "pretty good" after the game Wednesday, July 23, after being hit in the head by a pitch, according to manager Terry Collins. Team doctors said he had no concussion-like symptoms, and he will travel with the team. There is no call-up pending.
Fantasy Tip: If you're in an NL-only fantasy leagues which allows daily transactions, it is a good idea to reserve him. Tejada is likely to get the day off Thursday, regardless of how he feels.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:02:12 -0700
New York Mets SS Ruben Tejada (head) was hit in the helmet by a pitch and exited the game Wednesday, July 23. He walked off under his own power and was replaced by INF Eric Campbell.
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:48:37 -0700
New York Mets SS Ruben Tejada (head) left the game early Wednesday, July 23, after getting hit in the head by a pitch.
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:23:41 -0700
New York Mets SS Ruben Tejada should start every game at shortstop through the All-Star break, according to manager Terry Collins. Mets 3B Eric Campbell will serve as his emergency backup.
Fantasy Tip: Desperate NL-only owners could consider Tejada, given his guaranteed playing time, but he brings little upside to the table.
Sat, 07 Jun 2014 18:08:24 -0700
New York Mets manager Terry Collins said Saturday, June 7, that he is considering using SS Ruben Tejada in the leadoff spot going forward.
Fantasy Tip: More at-bats is always good news for a fantasy option. Tejada would see an increase in appeal, would still only be worth using in NL-only leagues and some of the deepest mixed formats.