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Tejada Continues to Learn

Ruben Tejada has held his own in Double-A

BINGHAMTON, NY - Not often does an organization have a teenager manning its shortstop position in Double-A, but the Binghamton Mets have just that in Ruben Tejada. Though overpowered more often than not in A-ball last season, Tejada is looking more comfortable by the month and that is due to his constant desire to learn and improve his game.

Ruben Tejada is still growing into the Double-A level. The 19-year-old shortstop has had an up-and-down year at the plate and in the field, but has still shown signs of potential. "I think I'm getting better," Tejada said through an interpreter. "It's a big learning process for me and I feel like things are going well because I'm learning a lot." Tejada began 2009—his third professional...

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