Found February 03, 2012 on Mets Fever:
Ruben Tejada the Next NewYork Superstar? Written by Tim HorodyskiEditor's Note: This is Tim Horodyski's first article with Mets Fever, it's the one of three articles as a guest writer and based on what we've read we hope he decides to join us permanently.  Photo by Michael Baron When does a young ballplayer turn from an upand coming prospect to an established major league talent?   Theanswer various base on the player.  Has Ruben Tejada shaken off the labelof prospect?  The answer is yes, Tejada has become a major leaguetalent.   The Panama born Tejada has done it in a very unusual way.Ruben Tejada was not the ideal prospect. He was signed by the Mets at age 17.  He was thrust into the major leaguesat age 20.  Tejada isn’t known for his control of the strike zone, norwill he ever be a power hitter.  He doesn’t bring the energy of Jose Reyesor the flashiness of Texas Rangers shortstop, Elvis Andrews. The thing hebrings to the table is a sense of calmness and confidenc...
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