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The red-hot Toronto Blue Jays will be getting yet another boost this week. Even if they don't continue their franchise-high winning streak, the team will at very least see their All-Star shortstop return to action. Jose Reyes is expected to rejoin the club on Thursday.
Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News follows and covers the Bisons, the minor league team with which Reyes has been playing. He had the news on Reyes' return.
#BlueJays GM AA tells MLB Radio Reyes will play for #Bisons again Monday, then join AA New Hampshire. Will get back to MLB Thursday at BOS
— Mike Harrington (@BNHarrington) June 23, 2013
Reyes has been out since suffering a severely sprained ankle in April while trying to slide into second base. The injury did not require surgery, but it took quite a bit of time to heal. The Blue Jays began to fall out of contention when Reyes went down, then other started hitting the disabled list too. It looked as if the team's once-promising season was over, but now they are just 5.5 games back in the American League East and two games over .500 on the year.
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Reyes' return should help continue to propel the club into contention. He has never been known as a bad chemistry guy, so his return shouldn't throw off the make-up of this club's current form. All he should do is enhance it. Reyes is a career .292/.343/.440 hitter.
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