In regards to Jose Reyes, earlier this morning, I wrote, “without a doubt in my mind, will end up on the disabled list and will be there for more than 15 days.”
I couldn’t have been more wrong. Reyes has been diagnosed with tendinitis and will be spared from the disabled list.
Why? I don’t know.
Reyes had to leave the game last night and gingerly walked down the steps and into the dugout. His leg is obviously hurting him, enough to hold him out of games, so why is he staying on the active roster?
Are the Mets that thin at shortstop that they have no one to come up in his place? It seems it.
The Mets are now running the risk of a compensation injury if Reyes keeps playing. The tendinitis might not hurt the leg that is bothering him, but he will try to compensate for the pain by taking shorter strides and using his other leg for more power. That leads to trouble. As he compensates for the pain, the other leg receives more of a strain.
Bad move by the Mets. Hope it doesn’t cost them.