HBT: Tejada's place with Giants in question

June 9, 2011, 4:29 am
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Aaron Gleeman
HardballTalk.com

San Francisco signing Miguel Tejada to a one-year, 6.5 million deal and handing him the starting shortstop job at age 37 was a bad idea at the time, as they focused on his veteran-ness rather than his declining offense and lack of range.

By the middle of spring training the beat reporters covering the team were talking openly about how unimpressive Tejada looked, by late April the Giants had switched him from shortstop to third base, and now Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News reports that they may be ready to simply release the former MVP.
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