Monday, July 4, 2011

Mets-Dodgers Runs

Jose Reyes injury diagnosed as Grade 1 hamstring strain; shortstop could return Tuesday in L.A.

Jose Reyes is encouraged by Sunday's news from his MRI. The Mets brass, though, is more cautious, and there is still a possibility they could hold out Reyes through the All-Star Break.
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Jose Reyes is encouraged by Sunday's news from his MRI. The Mets brass, though, is more cautious, and there is still a possibility they could hold out Reyes through the All-Star Break.
Since Jose Reyes' hamstring injury is not as serious as initially feared, should the Mets put him back in the lineup on Tuesday?
Jose Reyes awoke early Sunday and admittedly had to get to the bathroom "really fast."
That hurried round-trip back to his bed was the first indication that the left hamstring tightness that forced him out of Saturday's game was, in his words, "no big deal."
An MRI taken a few hours later confirmed Reyes' preliminary diagnosis, and the Mets collectively breathed easier when that test revealed just a Grade 1 hamstring strain for their All-Star shortstop, which GM Sandy Alderson categorized as the least serious possibility.
The oft-injured sparkplug was not in the lineup for what he described as a "huge" comeback victory for the Mets Sunday to avoid being swept by the Yankees in the Subway Series. But Reyes hopes to play as early as Tuesday in Los Angeles, after testing his all-important legs before Monday night's opener against the Dodgers.
"It's nothing big, and I think it's really good news," said Reyes, who also overtook Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki in fan voting to be tabbed Sunday as the starting shortstop on the NL All-Star team. "I've been through this type of injury before and I know my body more than anybody.Read more...

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