Mets Place Reyes On DL, Could Miss Three Weeks
The New York Mets today announced the team has placed shortstop Jose Reyes on the 15-Day Disabled List, retroactive to July 3, with a strain of his left hamstring and selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Nick Evans from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League.
Reyes, 28, suffered the injury running to first base in the first inning on July 2 vs. the Yankees.
Evans, 25, was with the Mets earlier this season from May 18-June 10, going 0-12 with five walks. Evans was hitting .329 (74-225) with 28 runs scored, 13 doubles, seven home runs and 29 RBI in 57 games with the Bisons. He had a 19-game hitting streak from May 12-June 29, batting .514 (38-74) during that span.
According to Enrique Rojas of ESPN’s twitter, doctors have informed Jose Reyes that he will be out for three weeks:
This is terrible news for the Mets as undoubtably their MVP, maybe the NL MVP, will now reportedly be out until right before the July 31st trade deadline at the earliest. Originally believed to only be out a few days, the speedster will now miss 15-20 games at least. One can assume that this has just about put to bed any chance of Alderson dealing Reyes.
Reyes has put this team on his back for months in the absence of David Wright and Ike Davis. Now without him, who is left to do so? Beltran? Pagan?… Bay?! Boy does this offense look alot less threatening without Reyes at the top of the order.
About the Author: Clayton Collier
Clayton, a Long Island native and die-hard Mets fan, started writing online about three years ago. He is currently a Journalism major with a minor in Broadcasting at Seton Hall University. Although very disappointed with the current state of the team, Clayton remains hopeful that the young prospects in the farm system will bring the Mets back to a respected franchise in baseball once again. Besides writing for MMO, Clayton is also a staff member at 89.5 WSOU, Seton Hall's modern active rock radio station. You can contact Clayton by following him on Twitter: @Clayton_Collier or E-mailing him at MaybeNextYearMets@yahoo.com
21 Comments + Add Comment
- Peter S.: on Hot Stove: If Price Is Right Sandy Will Pounce On Drew: Please pass on all these guys.
- Captain America: on Mets Back Off On Bartolo Colon Due To Demands: I am a mets fan who hates...
- Captain America: on Mets Back Off On Bartolo Colon Due To Demands: Who are the "mediocre" players I mentioned...
- Captain America: on Mets Back Off On Bartolo Colon Due To Demands: Because the franchise is building around large,...
- WilponsStink: on Mets Back Off On Bartolo Colon Due To Demands: They better not trade Ike and/or Murph...
Write For Metsmerized Online
Mets Merized Online is reloading and looking for new writers to help cover the Hot Stove Season. We're also looking for passionate writers who would like to contribute new and original features.
Contact us now at GetMetsmerized@aol.com for more info and join the #1 Mets Fansite on the web!
Check Out These Great MLB Links!
Mets Autograph Signings
Mets Fan Apparel
Mets Autographed Baseballs
Baseball Card Supplies
For the best seats and lowest MLB ticket prices, go to PurchaseSeats.com. Get your Mets Tickets now and follow them on the road with Yankees Tickets, Phillies Tickets, Nationals Tickets and Braves Tickets!