Ruben Tejada activated from DL, demoted

July, 6, 2013
7/06/13
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MILWAUKEE -- Ruben Tejada officially is a minor leaguer.

Rather than keep Tejada on a rehab assignment accruing major league service time and pay, the Mets have deemed Tejada healthy, activated him from the DL and officially optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas, where he already had been played since Tuesday.

Tejada had been in danger of a demotion before landing on the DL on May 30 with a right quadriceps strain.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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