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With Jeff McNeil Out, Ruben Tejada Rejoins a Mets Team on the Brink

Aug 14, 2019 - The New York Times

Tejada, two years removed from his last major league game, is back with a team he once inspired, but the Mets have little room for error, especially with McNeil sidelined for 10 days.

ATLANTA — Ruben Tejada was back in the Mets’ lineup on Wednesday, in the same road grays and the same No. 11 he was wearing in Los Angeles four years ago this October. Chase Utley rolled into him that night, and Tejada spent four years bouncing.

The Mets cut him the next March. He has since played ...