Rubén Darío Tejada (born October 27, 1989 in Santiago de Veraguas) is a Major League Baseball infielder Panamanian professional baseball player for the New York Mets.
Tejada made his major league debut on April 7. But on April 9 he got his first major league hit off Washington Nationals, Tyler Walker. On his first day in the majors he went 0 for 2 with a HBP (Hit by Pitch) in 3 at-bats. He was then sent back down to the minors when Jose Reyes came off the DL and began playing.
On June 4 Tejada and Omir Santos came back to the Mets as Ruben replaced Luis Castillo who was put on the DL due to foot problems. Santos came back as Mets backup catcher Henry Blanco was a bit "Banged Up."
|Age: 22 (born October 27,1989)|
|Position: Shortstop/Second baseman|
|Bats: Right Throws: Right|
|Acquired: International Free Agent Signing|
|Contract: Minor League|
On August 8 Ruben took over Daniel Murphy's spot as he was placed on the DL as he was Murphing Out and in the where the Mets are Tomato Crushed. He was part of the game when Baxter,Duda Rally over Padres.
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