Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/19/13
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Terry Collins announced that Ruben Tejada suffered a broken right fibula and will miss the remainder of the season. “Here’s a kid who came back in, tonight the base hit he got to right field, that’s Ruben Tejada, as we’ve known him, as we’ve seen him,” Collins said. “He’s done for the rest of the season. I feel bad for him.” Tejada injured his leg while hustling to catch an Angel Pagan pop-up in shallow left field and colliding with outfielder Andrew Brown with one out in the top of the ninth. Tejada tripped over the sliding Brown, landed hard, and was slow to get up. He went back to short and finished the inning, but was pinch-hit for in the bottom of the ninth. “He caught my trailing leg pretty hard,” Brown said. “I feel really horrible.” The 23-year old shortstop ends the season batting .200/.258/.259 in 57 games. I feel bad for Tejada who has endured a very frustrating season in 2013 that included a strained right quadriceps, a demotion to Triple-A and even some harsh remar
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