Found May 18, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
PLAYERS: Jose Reyes
TEAMS: Toronto Blue Jays
Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes has been sidelined by a severely sprained left ankle since early April. He recently had his walking boot removed, allowing him to begin the slow process of regaining strength in his ankle. As his rehab picks up, Reyes is hoping to return to the Blue Jays by the end of June, according to Gregor Chisholm of MLB.com. When Reyes initially suffered the injury, he was expected to be sidelined through the All-Star break. He’s since resumed playing catch and hitting off a tee, and he hopes to start jogging by the end of next week. Considering the progression he’s made, general manager Alex Anthopoulos told reporters that it’s possible the timeline could be pushed up to the end of June. Still, the is a long road ahead for Reyes, as a more accurate timeframe will be established once he resumes running and truly testing the ankle. While the shortstop is frustrated by the recovery, he said he’s doing everything he can to return with the Blue Jays as soon as possible. "It's frustrating because I want to be on the field helping my ballclub win a lot of ballgames," said Reyes, who will accompany the team back to Toronto on Sunday. "Injuries happen, that's part of the game. I've been working the last five weeks very hard to come back as soon as possible." Prior to hitting the disabled list, Reyes was off to a hot start for Toronto. Over 43 plate appearances, the 29-year-old hit .395/.465/.526 with two doubles and one home run with five stolen bases in five attempts. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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