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Jose Reyes | Shortstop | #7

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (34) / 6/11/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 195
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 1999 / UDFA / NYM
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Jose Reyes launched a solo home run in a loss to the Phillies on Friday.
He’s now up to 15 homers on the year, hist most since 2008 during his first stint with the Mets. Reyes couldn’t buy a hit early on in the season, but he’s shown during the second half that he still has something left. The impending free agent has expressed an interest in finishing his career with the Mets, but it’s unclear whether the interest is mutual. Sep 29 - 10:04 PM

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Jose Reyes told The Record that he would be willing to take a discount in order to re-sign with the Mets.

"I already made my money. At this point, for me, I don’t think it’s about that. It’s where I’m going to be comfortable and stuff," Reyes said. Reyes has hit just .245/.314/.410 this season but has closed strong with a .289/.357/.466 line in the second half. It wouldn't figure to take much to bring him back in a utility role, but the Mets could opt to spend that money elsewhere.
Source: The Record
Sep 29 - 1:34 PM

Jose Reyes went 2-for-4 and stole two bases in a loss to the Nationals on Sunday.

The two steals give Reyes 24 on the season. Even at 34-years-old, he still shows plus speed and the ability to make a difference when he gets on base. He just doesn't get on base enough to justify being an everyday player anymore. He's not a long or short-term solution for the Mets.
Sep 24 - 4:30 PM

Jose Reyes went 4-for-5 with a homer against the Marlins in a losing cause Tuesday.

That Reyes is hitting pretty well right now is ultimately a bad thing for the Mets; it does their draft position no good to win games and it probably increases the chances that they'll bring him back next year. Even if Reyes still has a little something left offensively, he's been below average defensively everywhere he's been tried since rejoining the Mets last summer. They need to let him go.
Sep 19 - 10:58 PM

Jose Reyes expressed his desire on Friday to return to the Mets in 2018.

As of now, the interest on the Mets' end appears to be lukewarm at best, though a veteran with his versatility could certainly be useful. The 34-year-old has also shown considerable life in his bat as of late, slashing .301/.363/.480 with four homers, 20 RBI and nine stolen bases in his last 53 games dating back to June 27.
Sep 9 - 11:13 AM

Jose Reyes socked a pair of homers and drove in three runs in a win over the Reds on Friday.

Reyes launched a solo homer in the third inning before connecting for a two-run shot in the fifth. It was his 10th career multi-homer game and his first since last July 10. The 34-year-old had a brutal first half, but he’s hitting .288 with four homers, 18 RBI, nine steals, and 28 runs scored in 43 games since the All-Star break.
Sep 8 - 10:16 PM

Jose Reyes went 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBI, two walks, and two runs scored in Monday’s win over the Phillies.

Reyes slugged a solo homer in the third inning — just his second homer since the All-Star break — and plated another run with a single in the Mets’ six-run fourth inning. The veteran infielder has hit safely in eight straight games while scoring 10 runs along the way.
Sep 4 - 5:07 PM

Jose Reyes went 1-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in Wednesday's win over the Reds.

He led off the game with a double, stole third base and scored on a Wilmer Flores double. He was thrown out trying to steal third base again later in the game. He was back at shortstop today after making his first-ever start in the outfield on Tuesday. The controversial veteran has a weak .232/.298/.383 slash line with nine homers, 40 RBI and 54 runs in 118 games. Most of his limited fantasy value is derived from his speed -- he has 16 stolen bases in 21 attempts.
Aug 30 - 10:20 PM

Jose Reyes is starting in left field and batting leadoff Tuesday versus the Reds.

It'll be his first-ever start in the outfield, though Reyes did play an inning of center field earlier this season. The 34-year-old is slashing .230/.293/.381 with nine home runs and 15 stolen bases in 116 games this summer for New York.
Aug 29 - 4:08 PM

Mets activated INF Jose Reyes from the 10-day disabled list.

Reyes had been sidelined since mid-August with an oblique strain. He'll be heavily relied upon as the rest of the offense has been dropping like flies.
Aug 26 - 11:13 AM

Mets placed INF Jose Reyes on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain.

It's not considered a serious strain, so Reyes could be ready for activation as soon as his 10 days are up. Gavin Cecchini and Matt Reynolds have both been called up from Triple-A Las Vegas to provide the Mets with badly-needed infield depth.
Aug 17 - 3:23 PM

Jose Reyes (rib cage) was scratched from the Mets' lineup Wednesday against the Yankees.

Reyes will watch this one from the dugout after leaving BP early due to soreness in his left rib cage. Asdrubal Cabrera will spell him at second base and bat second against Yankees left-hander Jaime Garcia.
Aug 16 - 6:04 PM

Jose Reyes (arm) is starting at second base on Thursday afternoon in Colorado.

It'll be his first start at second base since way back in 2004, though he did play six innings there on Wednesday night after coming off the bench. Reyes had been sidelined for a couple of days with a bruised arm.
Aug 3 - 12:54 PM

Jose Reyes (arm) finished 1-for-3 with a run scored in the Mets' win over the Rockies on Wednesday.

Reyes was held out of the starting lineup due to a bruised arm, but he entered to play second base in the bottom of the fourth inning and then finished out the eventual 10-5 victory. The veteran infielder got struck by a 98 mph James Paxton fastball Sunday in Seattle.
Aug 3 - 8:50 AM

Jose Reyes (arm) served as a pinch-hitter on Tuesday night against the Rockies.

Reyes was held out of the Mets' starting lineup after taking a James Paxton fastball off his arm in Sunday's series finale against the Mariners. X-rays turned up negative.
Aug 2 - 8:38 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Kevin Plawecki
1B1Dominic Smith
2T.J. Rivera
2B1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Jose Reyes
3Gavin Cecchini
SS1Amed Rosario
2Phillip Evans
3B1Wilmer Flores
2Matt Reynolds
3David Wright
LF1Nori Aoki
2Travis Taijeron
3Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Juan Lagares
2Michael Conforto
RF1Brandon Nimmo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Noah Syndergaard
2Jacob deGrom
3Matt Harvey
4Steven Matz
5Zack Wheeler
6Seth Lugo
7Rafael Montero
8Chris Flexen
9Tommy Milone
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeurys Familia
2A.J. Ramos
3Jerry Blevins
4Paul Sewald
5Hansel Robles
6Josh Smoker
7Erik Goeddel
8Chase Bradford
9Kevin McGowan
10Jamie Callahan
11Jacob Rhame