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Royals | Miguel Tejada cleared from Biogenesis scandal

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 14:12:46 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Miguel Tejada was cleared by Major League Baseball of any connection to the Biogenesis scandal. Tejada was suspended last weekend 105 games for his third positive test for methamphetamines. "The investigation found no violation by Miguel Tejada of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program."

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Royals | Miguel Tejada tied to Biogenesis

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 14:03:19 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Miguel Tejada was implicated in the Biogenesis investigation, according to sources familiar with the case. Tejada was suspended 105 games over the weekend for positive tests for amphetamine use this year. Major League Baseball chose to go after Tejada for the amphetamine case over the Biogenesis case, though. It was Tejada's third positive test in his career for amphetamines. Tejada was allegedly a customer of Anthony Bosch's, and Bosch gave evidence that Tejada was his customer.

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Royals | Miguel Tejada won't retire

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 09:33:59 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Miguel Tejada said he does not plan on retiring after receiving a 105-game suspension for testing positive for Adderall. Tejada will try to sign a contract with a team next season.

Fantasy Tip: It'll likely prove difficult for Tejada to get another job next season, but if he does, it'll probably be a minor league deal. Don't expect him to make the kind of impact he did this year, if at all.

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Royals | Miguel Tejada suspended

Sat, 17 Aug 2013 12:06:13 -0700

Kansas City Royals SS Miguel Tejada was suspended 105 games after failing two drug tests. He tested positive for Adderall. He will not appeal the suspension and is likely to retire after the season.

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Royals | Miguel Tejada done for year

Wed, 14 Aug 2013 10:17:29 -0700

Kansas City Royals INF Miguel Tejada (calf) has been transferred to the 60-day disabled list. He will miss the rest of the season.

Fantasy Tip: This explains why the Royals went after Emilio Bonifacio. It's a good move for them, if Boni turns things around at the dish and plays D consistently.

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Royals | Miguel Tejada placed on disabled list

Sun, 11 Aug 2013 13:37:13 -0700

The Kansas City Royals have placed 2B Miguel Tejada (calf) on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained right calf. In a corresponding move, INF Irving Falu has been recalled from Triple-A Omaha.

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Royals | Miguel Tejada to see regular playing time at second base

Sun, 04 Aug 2013 13:56:08 -0700

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said INF Miguel Tejada will be the team's starting second baseman for the foreseeable future. Entering play Sunday, Aug. 4, he was 11-for-28 with six RBIs in his previous eight games and had started eight of the team's last nine contests. Tejada batted second Sunday, but Yost said that was due in part to the game being played in a National League stadium.

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Royals | Chris Getz to DL

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 09:24:57 -0700

The Kansas City Royals placed 2B Chris Getz (knee) on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, Aug. 1.

Fantasy Tip: A corresponding roster move wasn't announced, but the Royals could elect to bring back Johnny Giavotella to start at the keystone. If they go in another direction, Elliot Johnson and Miguel Tejada could split time at second.

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Royals | No limitations for Chris Getz

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:14:21 -0700

Kansas City Royals 2B Chris Getz (knee) is not being limited just two days after injuring his left knee. Manager Ned Yost said Getz could have started the game Monday, July 22, but he opted to go with INF Miguel Tejada "because of matchups." It appears that Getz avoided a potentially serious injury.

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Royals | Will give Mike Moustakas more time

Mon, 10 Jun 2013 10:31:31 -0700

The Kansas City Royals are expected to give 3B Mike Moustakas more time to improve now that George Brett has taken over as interim hitting coach. They want Moustakas to have a chance to work with the Hall of Famer. KC also doesn't have a sound replacement for Moustakas. Johnny Giavotella is learning to play third at Triple-A Omaha but is hitting .220 in 35 contests since May 1. Miguel Tejada is simply a part-time player at the moment.

Fantasy Tip: Still, if Moose doesn't show a spark soon, he'll probably be sent packing for a bit. Deep-leaguers could still stash him if they need CI potential, but it's looking like a tiresome exercise.

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