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Ruben Tejada will start at shortstop on Wednesday night against the Nationals, according to Terry Collins, and will get the bulk of the starts at short the rest of the season. Do wonders ever cease? I hope he tears the cover off the ball… Original Post As was reported on Sunday by Adam Rubin, Ruben Tejada is expected to rejoin the Mets today at Citi Field as they take on the Washington Nationals. By delaying Tejada’s return for a week, the Mets are able to retain him for another year before he can hit free agency. I don’t know what delaying his free agency really means for a player who seems to be in both the manager’s and front office’s dog house for the last two years. Andy Martino spoke to two team officials this weekend. One of them said he was profoundly unimpressed by his work ethic and called him “a very disappointing kid”. The other official added that they “haven’t given up on him at all”. Last week, Sandy Alderson said that one of the problems with Tejada is “it’s like pulli
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