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Top 50 Scouting Report: #25 SS Ruben Tejada

Tejada hit a combined .324 last season

The New York Mets signed the young infielder as a 16-year-old out of his native Venezuela. After a year of training and development, he made his professional debut last season in the Venezuelan Summer League and the Gulf Coast League, turning heads thanks to play mature beyond his years. Here is a scouting report on Gulf Coast League shortstop Ruben Tejada.

Vital Statistics: Name: Ruben Tejada DOB: September 1, 1989 Height: 5'11" Weight: 165 Bats: Right Throws: Right Not too often does a teenager prospect create such waves of chatter and attention, but for the Mets' young shortstop, Ruben Tejada, his buzz was almost instantaneous. The native Venuezuelan was signed in 2006, and after a summer of work with Mets coaches, he got his first shot at... Recommended Stories