Tejada injured his leg during Sunday's 3-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tejada was attempting to run out a bunt in the fourth inning when he face planted on the bag a first and held his leg. He was 2-2 at the the plate at the time of the injury. He also suffered a laceration under his eye from the fall.
Tejada had been hitting .305 in 27 games this season, well above his career batting average of .263. Tejada had 10 extra-base hits (all doubles), 14 runs scored, eight RBI and eight walks for the Mets this season. As a result of Tejada going on the disabled list, Jordany Valdespin has been recalled from Buffalo.
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