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Ruben Tejada

26-Year-Old Shortstop – New York Mets

2015 Stats

AVG

.261

HR

3

RBI

28

R

36

SB

2

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Tejada suffered a non-displaced fracture of his right fibula during the NLDS, courtesy of a reckless slide from Chase Utley. That play ended his season, and appeared to end his tenure as a member of t...

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Leg     EST. RETURN:  2/15/2016
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 198   DOB: 9/1/1989
BORN: Santiago, Panama   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: No  Show ContractHide Contract

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Ruben Tejada Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $3 million contract with the Mets in January of 2016, avoiding arbitration.

January 27, 2016  –  Ruben Tejada News

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Tejada, who fractured his fibula as a result of Chase Utley's late, takeout slide in the playoffs, has shed his walking boot and is working out in Panama, ESPN New York reports

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Ruben Tejada Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 17 R GCL 35 139 120 13 34 7 4 3 0 16 2 1 19 16 0 0 0 .283 .401 .367 .768
2008 18 A ST. 131 550 497 55 114 25 19 4 2 37 8 5 41 77 8 4 0 .229 .293 .296 .589
2009 19 AA BIN 133 548 484 59 139 32 24 3 5 44 19 3 36 58 15 2 11 .287 .349 .380 .729
2010 20 AAA BUF 65 244 218 25 61 12 11 0 1 16 1 3 14 36 7 2 3 .280 .329 .344 .673
2010 20 MAJ NYM 78 255 216 28 46 13 12 0 1 15 2 2 22 38 6 3 8 .213 .305 .282 .588
2011 21 AAA BUF 54 231 207 26 51 13 7 3 3 21 4 2 19 30 2 1 2 .246 .314 .353 .667
2011 21 MAJ NYM 96 376 328 31 93 16 15 1 0 36 5 1 35 50 4 3 6 .284 .360 .335 .695
2012 22 A+ ST. 2 9 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .111 .111 .222 .333
2012 22 AAA BUF 6 21 20 3 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .200 .238 .250 .488
2012 22 MAJ NYM 114 501 464 53 134 27 26 0 1 25 4 4 27 73 3 2 5 .289 .333 .351 .684
2013 23 R GUL 3 10 9 1 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 .333 .400 .444 .844
2013 23 AAA LAS 60 269 240 38 69 17 14 1 2 24 1 1 14 30 5 4 6 .288 .337 .379 .716
2013 23 MAJ NYM 57 227 208 20 42 12 12 0 0 10 2 1 15 24 3 0 1 .202 .259 .260 .519
2014 24 MAJ NYM 119 419 355 30 84 16 11 0 5 34 1 2 50 73 4 2 8 .237 .342 .310 .652
2015 25 MAJ NYM 116 407 360 36 94 26 23 0 3 28 2 1 38 70 2 2 5 .261 .338 .350 .688
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3-Year Averages     97 349 307 28 73 17 15 0 2 24 1 1 34 55 3 1 4 .238 .321 .306 .627
Career  (View All)     580 2,185 1,931 198 493 110 99 1 10 148 16 11 187 328 22 12 33 .255 .330 .323 .653

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Ruben Tejada Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 4 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .338 .350 .688
Oct. 3 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .341 .353 .694
Oct. 3 Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .343 .356 .699
Oct. 2 Was Did not play.
Oct. 1 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .344 .357 .701
Sep. 30 @Phi 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .345 .358 .703
Sep. 29 @Phi 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .347 .360 .707
Sep. 27 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 26 @Cin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .345 .358 .703
Sep. 25 @Cin 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .345 .358 .703
Sep. 24 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .349 .362 .711
Sep. 23 Atl 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .350 .363 .713
Sep. 22 Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .345 .358 .703
Sep. 21 Atl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .346 .359 .705
Sep. 20 NYY 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .344 .359 .703
Sep. 19 NYY Did not play.
Sep. 18 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .344 .356 .700
Sep. 16 Mia 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .344 .356 .700
Sep. 15 Mia 3 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .346 .358 .704
Sep. 14 Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .342 .352 .694
Sep. 13 @Atl 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .342 .352 .694
Sep. 12 @Atl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .341 .351 .692
Sep. 11 @Atl 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .341 .351 .692
Sep. 10 @Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .342 .353 .695
Sep. 9 @Was 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .343 .354 .697
Sep. 8 @Was 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .343 .354 .697
Sep. 7 @Was 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .343 .354 .697
Sep. 6 @Mia 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .343 .351 .694
Sep. 5 @Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .338 .350 .688
Sep. 4 @Mia 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .338 .350 .688
Last 7 Days 19 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .200 .211 .411
Last 14 Days 31 1 7 1 0 0 1 2 11 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .273 .258 .531
Last 30 Days 57 5 16 4 0 0 2 6 15 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .349 .351 .700

Ruben Tejada: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 13 19 81
2014 114
2013 55
2012 112
2011 55 41
2010 50 28

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Ruben Tejada Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015878270.264.391.731
2014849050.238.262.631
2013629030.274.371.719

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015273281212.260.337.675
2014271215291.236.325.658
201314611072.171.212.432

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015175142181.229.320.617
2014168131131.256.315.678
201312215031.189.262.534

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015185221101.292.378.754
2014187174210.219.305.629
2013865071.221.256.494
Ruben Tejada Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 17 R GCL 139 120 13.7% 11.5% 1.19 87% .327 .084
2008 18 A ST. 550 497 7.5% 14% 0.53 85% .268 .067
2009 19 AA BIN 548 484 6.6% 10.6% 0.62 88% .318 .093
2010 20 AAA BUF 244 218 5.7% 14.8% 0.39 83% .331 .064
2010 20 MAJ NYM 255 216 8.6% 14.9% 0.58 82% .254 .069
2011 21 AAA BUF 231 207 8.2% 13% 0.63 86% .276 .107
2011 21 MAJ NYM 376 328 9.3% 13.3% 0.70 85% .335 .051
2012 22 A+ ST. 9 9 0% 22.2% 0.00 78% .143 .111
2012 22 AAA BUF 21 20 4.8% 14.3% 0.33 85% .235 .050
2012 22 MAJ NYM 501 464 5.4% 14.6% 0.37 84% .341 .062
2013 23 R GUL 10 9 0% 50% 0.00 44% .750 .111
2013 23 AAA LAS 269 240 5.2% 11.2% 0.47 88% .322 .091
2013 23 MAJ NYM 227 208 6.6% 10.6% 0.63 88% .228 .058
2014 24 MAJ NYM 419 355 11.9% 17.4% 0.68 79% .285 .073
2015 25 MAJ NYM 407 360 9.3% 17.2% 0.54 81% .317 .089
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3-Year Averages     349 307 9.7% 15.8% 0.62 82% .284 .068
Career     2,185 1,931 8.6% 15% 0.57 83% .303 .068

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2015 Stat Review for Ruben Tejada    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.261 AVG
WEAK
81% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.317 BABIP
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Power

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.350 SLG
POOR
.089 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

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0.54 BB/K
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9.3% BB Rate
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17.2% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.688 OPS
WEAK
.338 OBP
GOOD

2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Ruben Tejada

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Ruben Tejada: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Tejada agreed to a one-year, $3 million contract with the Mets on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Matt Ehalt of The Record reports.

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The Mets tendered contracts to all eight of their arbitration-eligible players, including Tejada (fractured right fibula), before Thursday's deadline, ESPN New York reports.

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Tejada (fractured right fibula) might get non-tendered by the Mets, ESPN New York reports.

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Tejada (leg) will not need to undergo surgery, Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com reports.

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Tejada suffered a broken right fibula in Game 2 of the NLDS series against the Dodgers, the L.A. Times reports.

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Tejada went 3-for-3 with an RBI in Wednesday's loss to the Braves.

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Tejada had a big game Wednesday against the Phillies, going 2-for-4 with an in-the-park homer and four RBI.

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Tejada, after sitting for three games, went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and one RBI while also making two excellent defensive plays Saturday against Colorado.

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Tejada is out of the lineup Thursday, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

It seems as though Tejada's days as the Mets' starting shortstop are coming to a close, but it felt like he was constantly on the brink of being replaced last season, and he still managed to make 419 trips to the plate. He has very little power to speak of (seven homers in 1,778 career plate appearances), but Tejada is an ample defender at a premium position. One interesting aspect of his 2014 profile is a significantly improved walk rate, as Tejada drew free passes at an 11.9% clip while carrying an on-base percentage (.342) that ranked third among shortstops with at least 400 plate appearances. Even with that growth, Tejada seems likely to begin the year on the bench, regardless of whether is 2015 campaign begins with a new club or back with the Mets.

2014

Tejada came into camp out of shape and had a nightmarish spring, and things did not get any better when the regular season started. He struggled in the field and at the plate, and he spent nearly the entire summer at the Triple-A level before being brought back up in September. Tejada's rough season led the Mets to look for shortstop help during the offseason, but with the team unable to secure another option, Tejada is ticketed to open 2014 as the team's starting shortstop.

2013

Tejada continues to present limited upside at the plate, but has proven capable of being a league average defensive player at a premium position, which should be good enough to earn him another 450-500 plate appearances for the Mets in 2013. He has minimal power (career .063 ISO), and even when he manages to get on base (.333 OBP last season), Tejada is rarely a threat to run despite the fact that the majority of his 2012 at-bats came from the leadoff spot.

2012

Tejada opened 2011 at Triple-A Buffalo, playing shortstop to prepare for a possible switch there for 2012 if Jose Reyes left town. Tejada was promoted in May, seeing time both at shortstop and second base, before landing back in the minors for a month, only to get promoted again for the balance of the year. With Reyes now in Miami, Tejada will open 2012 as the Mets' starting shortstop. Don't look for much power from him, as he has a weak ISO, but he showed improvement at the plate as 2011 wore on and could provide some a decent batting average with a useful runs scored count.

2011

With Jose Reyes out due to hyperthyroidism, Tejada opened the year as the Mets' starting shortstop but was sent down to the minors after a week. Tejada played well enough in the minors to get another promotion, seeing time at second base, but again struggled in the majors. He has decent plate discipline and a good glove but doesn't have much raw power. GM Sandy Alderson has indicated that Daniel Murphy and Luis Castillo may battle for the Mets' second base job this spring, leaving Tejada as the odd man out. In addition, Mets management believes that Tejada needs a full year at Triple-A, so barring injury it would be surprising to see him up with the big league club in 2011.