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MetsBlog Dec 9, 2014

Flores over Tejada for internal shortstop debate

GM Sandy Alderson said Wilmer Flores will likely start at shortstop if no other player is acquired. On Monday, Ruben Tejada could be in the mix for the starting job, according to manager Terry Collins. On Tuesday, Alderson all but …
KFFL Dec 9, 2014

Mets | Ruben Tejada not a SS option

The New York Mets will not use SS Ruben Tejada as competition for 2B Wilmer ...
New York Post Dec 9, 2014
How Ruben Tejada can defy logic and keep Mets shortstop job

How Ruben Tejada can defy logic and keep Mets shortstop job

SAN DIEGO — Ruben Tejada would be a candidate for “least popular Mets player” if a poll were taken among the team’s fans, but his manager hasn’t given up on...
Newsday Dec 8, 2014

Terry Collins says Ruben Tejada still could start at short

The gesture could be little more than posturing by the Mets, who have made no secret of their desire to upgrade at shortstop.
Newark Star-Ledger Dec 8, 2014

Do Mets have a competition between Wilmer Flores and Ruben Tejada to be starting shortstop? Apparently

That statement is a bit of surprise considering general manager Sandy Alderson has spoken solely of Flores as the Mets' option at starting shortstop. But Collins believes that Tejada will vie for the position.
KFFL Dec 2, 2014

Mets | Ruben Tejada likely to be tendered

New York Mets SS Ruben Tejada will likely be tendered a contract for 2015 by ...
New York Post Dec 2, 2014
Eric Young Jr may be goner, but Mets likely retaining Tejada

Eric Young Jr may be goner, but Mets likely retaining Tejada

The Mets face decisions Tuesday on two arbitration-eligible players who could provide bench depth in 2015. Ruben Tejada and Eric Young Jr. will know by MLB’s Tuesday night/Wednesday morning deadline...

Tejada appears safe, EY vulnerable at deadline

NEW YORK -- The Mets are likely to cut loose one player at Tuesday's non-tender deadline, with Eric Young Jr. appearing highly vulnerable and Ruben Tejada appearing safe, according to team insiders. Young would be projected to earn roughly $2.25 million through the arbitration process. According to sources, the Mets believe they can get comparable production from a fifth-outfielder type for a lower salary by either using a young player or by signing a free agent for a lower salary.

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