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Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Injured Tejada scratched

By Adam Rubin

Shortstop Ruben Tejada has suffered a left groin strain and has been scratched from Tuesday's Grapefruit League game.

"I feel a little bit tight, so I have to take care of that stuff right away," Tejada said.

Tejada said the issue first arose taking infield practice this morning, on a slow groundball. He added that he has not previously had a groin injury.

Omar Quintanilla instead will play shortstop.

Meanwhile, D.J. Carrasco is dealing with an ankle injury and is in the trainers' room.