5:12 AM EDT, Tue September 02, 2014
New York Post Aug 30, 2014

Ruben Tejada knows his time as a Met likely at an end

Ruben Tejada grabbed his glove and his cap and headed for infield practice before Saturday’s game at Citi Field, trying to keep his spirits up when his future with the...

Tuesday's Mets-A's lineups

Here are the lineups as the Mets face the Oakland Athletics at 10:05 p.m. ET Tuesday. Ruben Tejada plays second base for the first time since Sept. 28, 2011 -- when Jose Reyes was the shortstop. Terry Collins has acknowledged Tejada profiles as a backup middle infielder, so the Mets appear to be taking a look at him for that role as Daniel Murphy gets a day off. Collins recently had indicated that if Wilmer Flores and Tejada were in the lineup together, Flores would be the one playing second base.

Ruben Tejada to get weekend start

NEW YORK -- Wilmer Flores starts a ninth straight game at shortstop on Friday night against the Chicago Cubs, but his streak is about to be broken. Ruben Tejada #11 SSNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM98 HR2 RBI23 R27 OBP.343 AVG.224 Ruben Tejada, who has had only two at-bats during that span, is due to start a weekend game, Terry Collins said. Flores remains the priority at shortstop. “Wilmer has played a week straight now,” Collins said.

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