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Ruben Tejada

25-Year-Old Shortstop – New York Mets

2014 Stats

AVG

.237

HR

5

RBI

34

R

30

SB

1

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 198   DOB: 9/1/1989   BORN: Veraguas, Panama   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ruben Tejada Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Mets in January of 2014.

August 19, 2014  –  Ruben Tejada News

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Tejada started at shortstop Tuesday rather than at second base, as had first been reported.

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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
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3-Year Averages     89 366 333 34 89 17 17 0 0 23 3 2 25 49 3 1 4 .267 .325 .318 .643
Career  (View All)     464 1,778 1,571 162 399 84 76 1 7 120 14 10 149 258 20 10 28 .254 .328 .317 .645

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Ruben Tejada 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 E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 28 Hou 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .237 .342 .310 .652
Sep. 27 Hou 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .341 .299 .640
Sep. 26 Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .340 .298 .638
Sep. 25 @Was 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .234 .341 .301 .642
Sep. 25 @Was 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .233 .338 .299 .637
Sep. 24 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 23 @Was 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .229 .335 .297 .632
Sep. 21 @Atl 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .228 .336 .297 .633
Sep. 20 @Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .335 .285 .620
Sep. 19 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 17 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .336 .286 .622
Sep. 16 Mia 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .339 .290 .629
Sep. 15 Mia Did not play.
Sep. 14 Was 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .338 .284 .622
Sep. 13 Was Did not play.
Sep. 12 Was 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .338 .283 .621
Sep. 11 Was Did not play.
Sep. 10 Col Did not play.
Sep. 9 Col Did not play.
Sep. 8 Col Did not play.
Sep. 7 @Cin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .340 .286 .626
Sep. 6 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 3 @Mia 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .226 .340 .286 .626
Sep. 2 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 1 @Mia Did not play.
Aug. 31 Phi Did not play.
Aug. 30 Phi Did not play.
Aug. 29 Phi Did not play.
Aug. 28 Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .339 .283 .622
Last 7 Days 18 1 7 0 0 1 4 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 .389 .455 .556 1.011
Last 14 Days 34 2 12 1 0 2 8 2 3 0 1 1 2 2 .353 .385 .559 .944
Last 30 Days 43 2 13 2 0 2 8 2 4 0 1 2 2 2 .302 .347 .488 .835

Ruben Tejada: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
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
2014849050.238.262.631
2013629030.274.371.719
201215319032.320.392.760

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014271215291.236.325.658
201314611072.171.212.432
2012311341222.273.331.647

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Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014168131131.256.315.678
201312215031.189.262.534
2012212270144.292.344.698

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014187174210.219.305.629
2013865071.221.256.494
2012252261110.286.357.673
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
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3-Year Averages     366 333 6.8% 13.4% 0.51 85% .313 .051
Career     1,778 1,571 8.4% 14.5% 0.58 84% .300 .063

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2014 Stat Review for Ruben Tejada    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.237 AVG
POOR
79% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.285 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.310 SLG
TERRIBLE
.073 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.68 BB/K
GREAT
11.9% BB Rate
GREAT
17.4% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.652 OPS
TERRIBLE
.342 OBP
GOOD

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

Tejada is starting at second base Tuesday against the A's with Daniel Murphy sitting against Scott Kazmir, Marc Carig of Newsday reports.

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Tejada is starting Sunday against the Cubs, ESPN New York reports.

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Tejada will get a start in one of the Mets' games against the Cubs this weekend.

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Tejada is out of the lineup Saturday against the Phillies.

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Tejada is out of the Mets' lineup again Friday, Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com reports.

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Tejada is out of the Mets' lineup Thursday against the Nationals, Newsday's Marc Carig reports.

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Tejada is out of the Mets' lineup Saturday against the Giants, ESPNNewYork.com reports.

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Tejada broke a 3-for-29 slump with three hits in the Mets' 11-2 win over the Phillies on Wednesday.

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Tejada is out of the lineup Saturday, FOX Sports Wisconsin's Andrew Gruman reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.