|July 24 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET22:37 GMT6:37 3:37 PM MST5:37 PM EST6:07 PM VEN2:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-The New York Mets have recalled infielder Wilmer Flores from Triple-A Las Vegas a day after Tejada was hit in the helmet by a pitch. The Mets optioned outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis to Las Vegas before Thursday's game at Milwaukee. Flores is in the lineup and starting at shortstop.
Analysis: Mets manager Terry Collins said before Thursday's game, "(Ruben) is good. He feels great. He said he could play. We'll give him today and get him back in there tomorrow."
|July 23 2:18 PM PT3:18 PM MT4:18 PM CT5:18 PM ET17:18 ET21:18 GMT5:18 2:18 PM MST4:18 PM EST4:48 PM VEN1:18 UAE (+1)4:18 PM CT-Tejada was hit in the helmet by a pitch from Seattle Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker in the fifth inning and had to leave the game.
Analysis: Tejada was hit just above the brim of the helmet Wednesday by Walker's 94 mph fastball with two outs and the Mets leading 1-0. Tejada fell to the ground and lay face down next to home plate until a Mets trainer came out and kneeled down next to the player. The 24-year-old Tejada was able to get to his feet and walk off the field on his own. Eric Campbell pinch ran and took over at shortstop in the bottom half.