The shortstop for the New York Mets Jose Reyes has put his injured hamstring to the test in a minor league game aimed at some rehab as he played with the Class A Brooklyn Cyclones yesterday and has now proclaimed himself ready to play in the big leagues and Terry Collins the manager has agreed with is assessment. Scores
Collins said after the Mets lost to Florida 4-1 yesterday night that the shortstop was good to go after he went 1 for 3 with a double and run scored for a Single A on Monday afternoon, Reyes got back to Citi Field and then huddled with Collins and the trainer Ray Ramirez the general manger. Las Vegas odds
The manager for the Mets said “He came back, told everybody he felt great and he said ‘I’ll see you tomorrow,’”
The Mets are likely to get Carlos Beltran for tomorrow’s game against St. Louis Cardinals. Beltran has also missed three previous games owing to a virus which caused some fever and headaches. Beltran was not part of the lineup on Monday but was prepared to pinch hit late in the game. Collins later said that he had put Beltran in the lineup on Tuesday. Reyes however reported no plain after he played six innings for the Cyclones. Vegas odds
Reyes said “Everything went good,” “I feel happy about it. I was able to move around a little bit in the field with no problem. Hopefully, I’m playing (for the Mets on Tuesday).”
Before Monday’s game, Reyes posed for pictures and signed autographs — for his new teammates.
Reyes said “I got a chance to talk to a lot of them,” “It was a lot of fun. I bought them dinner.”
Prior to Monday’s game Reyes had also posed pictures and signed autographs for his new teammates. Later on he got down to business. Reyes became eligible to come off from the DL list on Monday but the Mets were cautions about putting him into play on minor league rehab games.
It didn’t take long for everyone to find out.
Reyes said “I’ve been running the last five or six days and doing a lot of leg testing,” “So far, so good. I didn’t worry about anything, I just want to play the game.”