Ruben Tejada designated for assignment

Signed as an injury replacement for Jhonny Peralta, the ex-Met lasted just 40 plate appearances with the Cardinals. On Saturday, hours before the Cardinals' 9-4 victory over the Washington Nationals, the Cardinals designated shortstop Ruben Tejada for assignment, opting instead to retain Greg Garcia on the Major League club. Tejada was signed by the Cardinals on March 19 in light...
Via Viva El Birdos
14 hours ago

Cardinals: Carpenter Returns, Tejada DFA’d; Garcia Stays Up

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports With Matt Carpenter returning from the paternity list on Saturday, the Cardinals designated Ruben Tejada for assignment to free a spot for Carpenter on the active roster. In turn, Greg Garcia, who was recalled from the Triple-A Memphis Redbirds to take the roster spot while Carpenter was absent, will remain on the 25-man roster, essentially filling what...
Via STLSportsMinute
1 day ago

Should Mets Bring Back Ruben Tejada For Bench Role

In what was presumably a cost-cutting measure, the New York Mets released Ruben Tejada during Spring Training. As a result, the Mets started the season with Eric Campbell on the Opening Day roster and suspect organizational depth behind him. When Lucas Duda went down with a stress fracture in his lower back, the team’s depth issues were exposed. Campbell has started in 14...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago

Cardinals designate Tejada for assignment

The Cardinals designated Ruben Tejada for assignment on Saturday to clear room for Matt Carpenter's return from paternity leave.
1 day ago

Cardinals active Matt Carpenter, DFA Ruben Tejada

The St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday activated Matt Carpenter from paternity leave. As a direct result, the club designated infielder Ruben Tejada for assignment to clear room on the roster. Carpenter left the Cardinals on Wednesday to attend the birth of his first child. The all-star third baseman called the team at about 5 a.m. Wednesday to say his wife, Mackenzie, had gone...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

Report: Utley's family received death threats after NLDS slide

Chase Utley’s family received death threats after his slide broke Ruben Tejada’s leg during the 2015 National League Division Series, according to a report. Mets fans were so furious with Utley’s slide that his family was targeted with death threats, and Utley did not stay in the same hotel as his Dodgers teammates when they made the trip to New York, though that was mere...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tejada helps bullpen out in pitching debut

Friday night's results aside, Ruben Tejada considered it a positive outcome when, a day after making his pitching debut, he woke up able to raise his right arm.
8 days ago

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

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

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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