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Ruben Tejada

25-Year-Old Shortstop – New York Mets

2015 Stats

AVG

.256

HR

2

RBI

18

R

24

SB

2

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 ...

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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, $1.88 million contract with the Mets in January of 2015, avoiding arbitration.

July 29, 2015  –  Ruben Tejada News

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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 67 263 234 24 60 18 16 0 2 18 2 1 21 45 2 2 4 .256 .326 .350 .676
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3-Year Averages     96 380 342 34 86 18 16 0 2 23 2 2 30 56 3 1 4 .251 .318 .316 .634
Career  (View All)     531 2,041 1,805 186 459 102 92 1 9 138 16 11 170 303 22 12 32 .254 .327 .321 .649

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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
Jul. 28 SD 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .326 .350 .676
Jul. 26 LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .327 .348 .675
Jul. 25 LAD 6 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .332 .354 .686
Jul. 24 LAD 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .255 .328 .350 .678
Jul. 23 LAD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .325 .347 .672
Jul. 22 @Was 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .331 .354 .685
Jul. 21 @Was 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .331 .354 .685
Jul. 20 @Was 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .333 .358 .691
Jul. 19 @StL 6 0 3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .332 .360 .692
Jul. 18 @StL 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .323 .351 .674
Jul. 17 @StL 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .319 .342 .661
Jul. 12 Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .316 .339 .655
Jul. 11 Ari 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .317 .341 .658
Jul. 10 Ari 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .318 .326 .644
Jul. 8 @SF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .320 .328 .648
Jul. 7 @SF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .321 .329 .650
Jul. 6 @SF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .317 .333 .650
Jul. 5 @LAD 5 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .315 .335 .650
Jul. 4 @LAD 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .226 .307 .327 .634
Jul. 3 @LAD 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .309 .333 .642
Jul. 2 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .304 .329 .633
Jul. 1 ChC 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .228 .310 .336 .646
Jun. 30 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .319 .347 .666
Jun. 28 Cin 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .327 .357 .684
Jun. 27 Cin 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .338 .370 .708
Jun. 26 Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .254 .333 .369 .702
Jun. 25 @Mil 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 .256 .331 .372 .703
Jun. 24 @Mil 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .333 .381 .714
Jun. 23 @Mil 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .336 .377 .713
Jun. 21 @Atl Did not play.
Last 7 Days 30 5 8 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 .267 .267 .300 .567
Last 14 Days 60 7 19 3 0 1 5 3 7 1 0 0 1 2 .317 .344 .417 .761
Last 30 Days 116 11 28 5 0 1 6 8 24 1 1 3 1 2 .241 .305 .310 .615

Ruben Tejada: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 13 19 34
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
2015503230.240.400.721
2014849050.238.262.631
2013629030.274.371.719

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015184210152.261.337.664
2014271215291.236.325.658
201314611072.171.212.432

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Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201510981101.202.303.559
2014168131131.256.315.678
201312215031.189.262.534

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201512516181.304.392.774
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 263 234 8% 17.1% 0.47 81% .310 .094
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3-Year Averages     380 342 7.9% 14.7% 0.54 84% .296 .065
Career     2,041 1,805 8.3% 14.8% 0.56 83% .301 .067

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2015 Stat Review for Ruben Tejada    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.256 AVG
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81% Contact Rate
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.310 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.350 SLG
POOR
.094 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.47 BB/K
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8.0% BB Rate
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17.1% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.676 OPS
POOR
.326 OBP
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Ruben Tejada: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Tejada went 3-for-6 with a RBI and two walks in Sunday's victory over the Cardinals.

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Tejada went 0-for-4 in the Mets' 1-0 loss to the Cubs on Tuesday and is now 9-for-63 since June 6.

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Tejada (elbow) is in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Reds, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Tejada has been diagnosed with a left elbow contusion, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.

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Tejada left Friday's game after being hit on the left arm by a pitch, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Tejada could be the Mets' primary shortstop once Daniel Murphy is activated from the DL, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports.

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Tejada (ankle) is in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Brewers.

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Tejada (ankle) is out of Sunday's lineup against the Braves, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Tejada twisted his ankle while absorbing a slide at third base, Adam Rubin of ESPN.com reports.

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Tejada has been activated from the paternity list and will start at third base Sunday against the Braves, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.