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Rubén Tejada

Rubén Tejada 3 SS

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Rubén Dario Tejada
  • Age: 28 (October 27, 1989)
  • Birthplace: Veraguas, Panama
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 200
  • MLB Debut: 04/07/2010
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Rubén Tejada Stats Summary

Rubén Tejada Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
April 2, 2018 SS Ruben Tejada assigned to Norfolk Tides.
November 28, 2017 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent SS Ruben Tejada to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 3, 2017 SS Ruben Tejada elected free agency.
August 17, 2017 Baltimore Orioles sent SS Ruben Tejada outright to Norfolk Tides.
June 6, 2017 Baltimore Orioles selected the contract of SS Ruben Tejada from Norfolk Tides.
June 5, 2017 SS Ruben Tejada assigned to Norfolk Tides.
June 5, 2017 SS Ruben Tejada assigned to Norfolk Tides.
June 4, 2017 New York Yankees traded SS Ruben Tejada to Baltimore Orioles for cash.
December 19, 2016 SS Ruben Tejada assigned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders.
December 12, 2016 New York Yankees signed free agent 3B Ruben Tejada to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 3, 2016 SS Ruben Tejada elected free agency.
July 27, 2016 San Francisco Giants sent SS Ruben Tejada outright to Sacramento River Cats.
July 20, 2016 San Francisco Giants designated SS Ruben Tejada for assignment.
June 29, 2016 San Francisco Giants selected the contract of SS Ruben Tejada from Sacramento River Cats.
June 16, 2016 San Francisco Giants signed free agent SS Ruben Tejada to a minor league contract.
June 16, 2016 SS Ruben Tejada assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
June 1, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals released SS Ruben Tejada.
May 28, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals designated SS Ruben Tejada for assignment.
April 18, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals activated SS Ruben Tejada from the 15-day disabled list.
April 14, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals sent SS Ruben Tejada on a rehab assignment to Springfield Cardinals.
April 2, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals placed SS Ruben Tejada on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 1, 2016. Left quadriceps strain
March 19, 2016 St. Louis Cardinals signed free agent SS Ruben Tejada.
March 16, 2016 New York Mets released SS Ruben Tejada.
November 2, 2015 New York Mets activated SS Ruben Tejada.
October 12, 2015 New York Mets reassigned SS Ruben Tejada to the minor leagues.
June 14, 2015 New York Mets activated SS Ruben Tejada from the paternity list.
June 11, 2015 New York Mets placed SS Ruben Tejada on the paternity list.
September 10, 2013 New York Mets recalled SS Ruben Tejada from Las Vegas 51s.
July 6, 2013 New York Mets optioned Ruben Tejada to Las Vegas 51s.
July 2, 2013 New York Mets sent SS Ruben Tejada on a rehab assignment to Las Vegas 51s.
June 28, 2013 New York Mets sent SS Ruben Tejada on a rehab assignment to GCL Mets.
May 30, 2013 Ruben Tejada roster status changed by New York Mets.
May 6, 2013 SS Ruben Tejada assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
June 24, 2012 New York Mets activated SS Ruben Tejada from the 15-day disabled list.
June 20, 2012 St. Lucie Mets sent SS Ruben Tejada on a rehab assignment to Buffalo Bisons.
June 18, 2012 Ruben Tejada assigned to St. Lucie Mets.
June 4, 2012 sent SS Ruben Tejada on a rehab assignment to Buffalo Bisons.
May 7, 2012 New York Mets placed SS Ruben Tejada on the 15-day disabled list. Strained right quadriceps.
August 8, 2011 New York Mets recalled Ruben Tejada from Buffalo Bisons.
July 20, 2011 New York Mets optioned Ruben Tejada to Buffalo Bisons.
May 17, 2011 New York Mets recalled Ruben Tejada from Buffalo Bisons.
March 11, 2011 New York Mets optioned Ruben Tejada to Buffalo Bisons.
August 7, 2010 New York Mets recalled Ruben Tejada from Buffalo Bisons.
July 19, 2010 New York Mets optioned Ruben Tejada to Buffalo Bisons.
June 4, 2010 New York Mets recalled Ruben Tejada from Buffalo Bisons.
April 10, 2010 New York Mets optioned Ruben Tejada to Buffalo Bisons.
April 4, 2010 New York Mets selected the contract of Ruben Tejada from Binghamton Mets.
February 4, 2010 New York Mets invited non-roster SS Ruben Tejada to spring training.
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Rubén Tejada Awards and Honors

Rubén Tejada  3 SS

Rubén Tejada
  • Full Name: Ruben Dario Tejada
  • Born: October 27, 1989
  • Age: 28
  • Birthplace: Veraguas, Panama
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 200
  • MLB Debut: 04/07/2010

2017: Opened the year with Scranton/WB in the Yankees system before spending the second half of the year in the O's system... Hit .269 with six home runs and 21 RBI in 37 games with the RailRiders... Traded to Baltimore from New York in exchange for cash considerations, 6/4... Batted .230 with five RBI in 41 games with Baltimore before being outrighted to Norfolk on 8/17... With Baltimore, played 36 games at shortstop, six games at third base and four games at second base... Hit .311 with three doubles and two RBI in 13 games for Norfolk, collecting three different three-hit games in that span
2016: Combined with St. Louis and San Francisco to hit .167 (11-66) with five RBI in 36 MLB games...Was released by the Mets on 3/16 and signed by the Cardinals as a free agent on 3/21…Began the season on the 15-day disabled list with a left quad strain…Reinstated from the 15-day DL on 4/18…Made his professional pitching debut in 5/20 loss vs. Arizona, yielding back-to-back solo HRs to Chris Herrmann and Brandy Drury...Designated for assignment on 5/28 and released on 6/3…Signed by the Giants as a minor league free agent on 6/16…Collected his 500th Major League hit with a second-inning RBI single in 7/2 loss at Arizona; was his first hit as a Giant…Also appeared in 40 games for Triple-A Sacramento, batting .301 (43-for-143) with 18R, 11 doubles, 1 triple, 1HR, 21RBI and 7BB.
2015: Hit .261 with 23 doubles, three home runs and 28 RBI in 116 games for the New York Mets...Batted .333 (14-42) over a season-high 10-game hitting streak from 7/8-22…Hit .340 (17-50) in September, tying for the 7th-highest batting average in the NL in September (minimum 50 at-bats)…Recorded his first career inside-the-park home run on 9/2 vs. Philadelphia; was the first Met to hit a inside-the-park home run since Angel Pagan on 5/19/10 at Washington…Appeared in two postseason games for the Mets before suffering a broken right fibula in Game 2 of the NLDS vs. Los Angeles-NL after a seventh-inning collision with Chase Utley.
2014: Made his fourth consecutive Opening Day roster with the Mets and was the starting shortstop for the season opener for the third straight year... Set career-high totals in games, home runs and walks...Reached a career high-tying five times on 5/31 at Philadelphia...Finished with a .984 fielding percentage, the highest of his career.
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Registered 10 hits in a three-game series vs. Colorado, 4/27-29, 2012, the first Met to do so in over 12 years...Made New York's Opening Day roster for the first time in 2010; at the time was the youngest player in the Major Leagues at 20 years, five months and nine days...Made first big league start on 4/8/10 vs. Florida, becoming the youngest player to start a game at shortstop since B.J. Upton did so for Tampa Bay in 2004...Collected first big league hit on 4/9/10, a single off of Washington's Tyler Walker...Collected first big league home run (a solo home run off of the Cubs' Marcos Mateo) and registered five RBI, 9/5/10 at Chicago...Was the youngest position player in all of Double-A when he opened the season with Binghamton in 2009.
PERSONAL: Rubén Dario Tejada was re-signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 11/28/17...Originally signed by the New York Mets as an international free agent on 7/11/06 at the age of 16...Played in the 2009 World Baseball Classic for Panama, going hitless in four at-bats over two games...Played in the 2000 Little League World Series for Panama...His father, Ruben Sr., pitched for Los Indios de Veraguas in Panama.