Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/26/13
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Shortstop Ruben Tejada is ready to begin a rehab assignment later this week for the GCL Mets, according to Terry Collins. Collins said Tejada will work his way up to Triple-A Las Vegas before completing his rehab and being activated. Tejada was placed on the DL on May 30 with a right quadriceps strain suffered while reaching for a foul popup. The Mets manager punted a question asking how he would fit in with Omar Quintanilla now starting and playing productively. Tejada was in a horrendous slump at the time of his injury and was batting .209/.267/.262 for the season.
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