The Mets may demote Ruben Tejada

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Last week the Mets were rumored to be mulling a demotion for Ike Davis. This week the target is Ruben Tejada. Andy Martino quotes one “high-ranking Mets source” that it has been discussed. The only thing that may be holding it up at the moment are roster construction issues, as his most likely replacement — Omar Quintanilla — is not on the 40-man.

Tejada is hitting .209/.269/.264 and made a couple of lackadaisical plays last night.  So you have to figure he’s on thin ice.