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Ruben Tejada – New York Mets SS/2B


H/W:  5-11  165 lb.     B/T:  R/R     DOB: 9/1/89

The Mets aggressively pushed Tejada this season and it showed.  Tejada played the full season at High-A St. Lucie skipping a level.  Not surprisingly, Tejada struggled to maintain his sterling BB/K ratio and SB numbers.  Tejada's glove is ahead of his bat right now as he possesses above average range and arm strength to play SS at the MLB level.   His baserunning speed is good, though his SB numbers decreased from 35 in '07 to just 8 this season.  Tejada will never hit for much power, though his plate discipline is advanced for a player his age and could produce a solid average suitable for a top of the order hitter.  Additionally, Tejada is a mentally tough "grinder" whose work ethic has been lauded by team officials.

2009 Projection: Tejeda was the victim of an overly zealous organization that tends to rush its prospects too quickly through their system.  Expect Tejeda to repeat at St. Lucie with better results.  Watch to see if he can develop a little bit more extra-base pop while increasing his average.  Tejeda is very young still and has quite a way to go before realizing his projectible skills.  Temper your expectations, but do keep an eye on his development.

Key Ruben Tejada Baseball Cards:

  • 2008 Donruss Threads Auto #/999


★★2008 Donruss Threads Gold RUBEN TEJADA 289/999 Auto Signatures
★★2008 Donruss Threads Gold RUBEN TEJADA 289/999 Auto Signatures
$3.55

2010 Bowman Draft #BDP51 Ruben Tejada RC Team: New York Mets
2010 Bowman Draft #BDP51 Ruben Tejada RC Team: New York Mets
$0.25

Ruben Tejada NY Mets 2010 Bowman Draft Rookie Card
Ruben Tejada NY Mets 2010 Bowman Draft Rookie Card
$1.25

Ruben Tejada & Ike Davis Pop Up 8x10 Color Photo NY Mets Young Stars Baseball
Ruben Tejada & Ike Davis Pop Up 8x10 Color Photo NY Mets Young Stars Baseball
$3.50

2008 Donruss Threads #74 Ruben Tejada
2008 Donruss Threads #74 Ruben Tejada
$0.99

2012 Topps Triple Threads Relic AUTO Card 2010 YoungestPlayer Ruben Tejada 28/50
2012 Topps Triple Threads Relic AUTO Card 2010 YoungestPlayer Ruben Tejada 28/50
$14.95

2010 Topps Chrome Ruben Tejada Rookie Auto
2010 Topps Chrome Ruben Tejada Rookie Auto
$0.99

2012 TOPPS TRIPLE THREADS #TTUAR-100 RUBEN TEJADA AUTO JERSEY #74/99 - NY METS
2012 TOPPS TRIPLE THREADS #TTUAR-100 RUBEN TEJADA AUTO JERSEY #74/99 - NY METS
$16.15

2010 TOPPS CHROME RUBEN TEJADA BLUE REFRACTOR AUTO #051/199 PSA MINT 9 POP 3!!
2010 TOPPS CHROME RUBEN TEJADA BLUE REFRACTOR AUTO #051/199 PSA MINT 9 POP 3!!
$39.99



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