MIGUEL TEJADA RUMORS

Royals say they'll truly miss Tejada, but admit he was wrong

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If there was agreement on one issue regarding the whole Miguel Tejada saga, it was that his Royals teammates will miss his leadership skills the rest of the season. But some Royals also don't want any misunderstandings: What he did was wrong. Tejada was suspended Saturday for 105 games after testing positive for Adderall, evidently the third time (twice...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Tejada Receives Second-Longest Drug Suspension in MLB History for Stimulants

Kansas City Royals infielder Miguel Tejada has received a 105-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. It is the second-longest suspension handed down by MLB behind only Alex Rodriguez pending 211 game suspension, which could see those games lowered, or overturned...
Via The Biz of Baseball
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals' Tejada suspended 105 games for PED use

Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games by Major League Baseball for violating its joint drug program, one of the longest suspensions ever handed down. The 39-year-old Tejada had previously tested positive under the league's amphetamine policy, so he was subject to a 25-game ban for a second test and an 80-game suspension for a third, both of which occurred while playing...
Via Fox Sports
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss
ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST

Report: Tejada banned 105 games

Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games for reportedly failing multiple drugs tests for the prescription drug Adderall.

Via NESN.com
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Tejada seizes 2nd base job

by John Viril— The Kansas City Royals have struggled all season to find production at second base. They’ve tried Chris Getz, Elliot Johnson, and Johnny Giavotella at the keystone with 39-year-old Miguel Tejada as nothing more than an occasional fill-in. That is until Chris Getz injured his left knee July 27. Since that time, Tejada has been a fixture in the Royals lineup.  He’s...
Via The Viril View: On the KC Royals
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Tejada needs to play at 2nd

by John Viril— As desperate as it seems, 39-year-old Miguel Tejada is the Kansas City Royals best option at 2nd base. The Royals can prevent runs. They can pitch and field with the best teams in the league. What they can’t do is hit. Second base is black hole that sucks runs from the lineup. Tejada is the only candidate that can bring even a semblance of offense. We’ve seen...
Via The Viril View: On the KC Royals
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tejada says he has deal with Royals

Former AL MVP Miguel Tejada says he has reached a deal with the Kansas City Royals and is ready to return to the majors. The 38-year-old infielder told The Associated Press that he has a one-year contract for $1.1 million and another $400,000 in performance bonuses. The six-time All-Star last played in the big leagues in 2011 with San Francisco, hitting .239 with four home runs...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Tejada Coming Back to Baltimore, I Try to Figure Out Why

Reports started late yesterday afternoon, first through a Twitter account that is billed as the official twitter feed of Miguel Tejada and then through various media outlets (although I believe Britt Ghiroli of MLB.com was the first) that Tejada was reporting to Sarasota for a workout and a physical with Baltimore.However, Tejada started talking. First, he went on Z101 in the Dominican...
Via Dempsey's Army
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss
LET'S DO IT AGAIN

Orioles bringing back Tejada?

The Orioles may be bringing back a familiar face. It looks like they are giving an opportunity to Miguel Tejada, their former star.

Via Oriole Post
May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Tejada invited to work out for Orioles in Florida

Miguel Tejada has been invited to work out for the Baltimore Orioles at their extended spring training camp in Florida. Tejada will go to Sarasota, Fla., and take a physical for the team in addition to his workout. Orioles spokeswoman Monica Barlow says the sides have not agreed to a contract. The veteran infielder, however, is expecting more than a tryout. He tells The Associated...
Via AP on Fox
May 04, 2012  |  Discuss
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