Ruben Tejada activated from disabled list by Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) Shortstop Ruben Tejada has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the St. Louis Cardinals after recording from a strained left quadriceps that he hurt in the last game of spring training on March 31. Infielder Greg Garcia was optioned to Triple-A Memphis after Sunday's victory over Cincinnati. The 26-year-old Tejada figured to be the starter in place of...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tejada debuts, Carpenter homers for Cardinals in 5-2 loss to Miami

JUPITER, Fla. -- New St. Louis shortstop Ruben Tejada got a hit and made a couple of slick plays in the field Sunday during the Cardinals' 5-2 loss to the Miami Marlins.Tejada joined the NL Central champions Saturday, three days after being released by the Mets. Star Cardinals shortstop Jhonny Peralta is expected to miss two to three months after having thumb surgery."He looked smooth...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign Ruben Tejada to one-year deal

With Jhonny Peralta set to be shelved for the next several months, the St. Louis Cardinals needed a replacement shortstop and they got one. According to a report by Jenifer Langosch of on Saturday, the Cardinals have signed shortstop Ruben Tejada to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million. Ruben Tejada's one-year deal is worth $1.5 million. Contract does not include performance...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign SS Ruben Tejada to 1-year deal for $1.5M

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals have signed free-agent shortstop Ruben Tejada to a one-year, $1.5 million guaranteed contract. Tejada hit .261 with 23 doubles, three homers and 28 RBIs with the New York Mets last year. His season ended when the Los Angeles Dodgers' Chase Utley broke Tejada's right leg with a takeout slide in the NL Division Series. Tejada signed with the...
Via Associated Press
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Ruben Tejada Signs One Year MLB Deal With Cardinals

Ruben Tejada has agreed to a one year major league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals as first reported by Jennifer Langosch of The deal will pay Tejada $1.5 million dollars and includes no other bonuses. The former Met infielder has reported to the Cardinals’ Spring Training complex where he took and passed a physical to make the deal official. Tejada will replace...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets Release Ruben Tejada After He Goes Unclaimed

The Mets announced that Ruben Tejada has been released after the infielder went unclaimed on waivers. Tejada, 26, was due to make $3 million dollars this season after the Mets offered him arbitration, but the team will only pay him $500,000 because they released him 15 days prior to Opening Day. Tejada is now free to sign with any team, and this ends his six year run with the Mets...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Chase Utley will not be suspended for slide

Despite the fact that Chase Utley broke Ruben Tejada’s leg, and despite the fact that MLB has changed its rules regarding sliding practices, the second baseman will not be suspended at all heading into the 2016 season. This news comes by way of Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times, who reports Utley won his appeal: Source: Chase Utley will not serve any suspension. He had...
Via Sportsnaut
March 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Potentially Moving On From Ruben Tejada

After falling out of contention with both the Mets brass and fans alike after poor seasons in both 2013 and 2014, Ruben Tejada asserted himself as a fan favorite after Chase Utley‘s infamous slide in the NLDS this past postseason that broke the shortstop’s leg. Tejada is now forever part of history with MLB putting a new rule into place that subjects the “neighborhood play...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Ruben Tejada Given Extra Service Time, Making Him A Free Agent This Offseason

According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, the arbitration settlement between Ruben Tejada and the Mets included granting the shortstop one extra day of service time, making him a free agent after this season. Coming into this year, Tejada had four years and 171 days of major league service time, just one day short of becoming a free agent after the 2016 season. The Mets and...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Ruben Tejada still waiting for apology from Chase Utley

With the new baseball season creeping up on us, New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada is still waiting for an apology from the man who ended his 2015 season, Chase Utley. In Game 2 of the National League Division Series last year, the eventual National League champions lost their shortstop for the remainder of the postseason after Utley took a hard slide into second base, fracturing...
Via The Comeback
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

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