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Ruben Tejada

27-Year-Old Shortstop – San Francisco Giants

2016 Stats

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.167

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RBI

5

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9

SB

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2016 Preseason 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 his tenure as a member of the Mets, as he w...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: NO   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:

Signed a one-year deal with the Cardinals in March 2016.

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Tejada cleared waivers Tuesday and was outrighted to Triple-A Sacramento.

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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
2016 26 AA SPR 3 9 9 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .444 .777
2016 26 AAA SAC 40 155 143 18 43 13 11 1 1 21 0 1 7 21 1 2 2 .301 .338 .413 .751
2016 26 MAJ SF 13 38 32 3 5 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 5 5 1 0 0 .156 .270 .250 .520
2016 26 MAJ STL 23 40 34 6 6 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 8 0 3 1 .176 .225 .235 .460
2016  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ SF/STL 36 78 66 9 11 5 5 0 0 5 0 0 7 13 1 3 1 .167 .247 .242 .489
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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)     616 2,263 1,997 207 504 115 104 1 10 153 16 11 194 341 23 15 34 .252 .327 .320 .647

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Ruben Tejada Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 25 @SD Did not play.
Sep. 24 @SD Did not play.
Sep. 23 @SD Did not play.
Sep. 22 @SD Did not play.
Sep. 21 @LAD Did not play.
Sep. 20 @LAD Did not play.
Sep. 19 @LAD Did not play.
Sep. 18 StL Did not play.
Sep. 17 StL Did not play.
Sep. 16 StL Did not play.
Sep. 15 StL Did not play.
Sep. 14 SD Did not play.
Sep. 13 SD Did not play.
Sep. 12 SD Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Ari Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Ari Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Ari Did not play.
Sep. 7 @Col Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Col Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Col Did not play.
Sep. 4 @ChC Did not play.
Sep. 3 @ChC Did not play.
Sep. 2 @ChC Did not play.
Sep. 1 @ChC Did not play.
Aug. 31 Ari Did not play.
Aug. 30 Ari Did not play.
Aug. 28 Atl Did not play.
Aug. 27 Atl Did not play.
Aug. 26 Atl Did not play.
Aug. 25 @LAD Did not play.
Last 7 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Ruben Tejada Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 5 Fresno 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Sep. 4 Fresno 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 .667 1.417
Sep. 3 Fresno 4 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500
Sep. 2 Fresno 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
Sep. 1 Reno 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667
Aug. 31 Reno 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250
Aug. 30 Reno 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .667 1.167
Aug. 29 Reno 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
Aug. 28 Fresno 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Aug. 27 Fresno 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 35 5 12 2 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 .343 .395 .457 .852

Ruben Tejada: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 4 23 7
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
2016305040.267.400.742
2015878270.264.391.731
2014849050.238.262.631

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016364010.083.111.265
2015273281212.260.337.675
2014271215291.236.325.658

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016345040.206.294.544
2015175142181.229.320.617
2014168131131.256.315.678

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016324010.125.188.431
2015185221101.292.378.754
2014187174210.219.305.629
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
2016 26 AA SPR 9 9 0% 11.1% 0.00 89% .375 .111
2016 26 AAA SAC 155 143 4.5% 13.5% 0.33 85% .347 .112
2016 26 MAJ SF 38 32 13.2% 13.2% 1.00 84% .185 .094
2016 26 MAJ STL 40 34 5% 20% 0.25 76% .231 .059
2016  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ SF/STL 78 66 9% 16.7% 0.54 80% .208 .075
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3-Year Averages     349 307 9.7% 15.8% 0.62 82% .284 .068
Career     2,263 1,997 8.6% 15.1% 0.57 83% .300 .068

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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2016 Stat Review for Ruben Tejada    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.167 AVG
TERRIBLE
80% Contact Rate
WEAK
.208 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.242 SLG
TERRIBLE
.075 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.54 BB/K
GOOD
9.0% BB Rate
GOOD
16.7% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.489 OPS
TERRIBLE
.247 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

To make room for Matt Cain, Tejada has been designated for assignment by the Giants on Wednesday.

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Tejada is out of the lineup Sunday against the Diamondbacks.

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Tejada will start at third base for Wednesday's game against the A's after his contract was purchased by the Giants prior to the game, Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News reports.

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Tejada agreed to a minor league contract with the Giants on Monday, KNBR reports.

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Tejada was designated for assignment by the Cardinals on Saturday, Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

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Tejada has a .160/.179/.240 line since returning from a quadricep injury that had him benched until April 19.

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Tejada is not in the lineup Monday against the Cubs.

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Tejada (quadriceps) was activated from the disabled list Monday.

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Tejada (quad) will begin a rehab assignment with Double-A Springfield on Thursday, MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports.

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Tejada (quadriceps) was placed on the 15-day DL on Sunday, MLB.com 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.