Found April 13, 2013 on Baseball Hot Corner:
Courtesy of Dave Kaup/Reuters Lo and behold, the greatest fear of Blue Jays fans came true last night when Jose Reyes slid awkwardly into second base trying to steal the bag. It was utterly gruesome looking at it because ankles aren’t made to bend that particular way. We all know what Reyes can do when he’s healthy. He’s among the most dynamic shortstops to play the game today and amongst the best leadoff hitters anyone can ask for. He’s led the team so far in 2013 with his .395/.465/.526 slash line to go along with 5 stolen bases in 10 games. It’s no secret Toronto held its hopes this year in a healthy Reyes and now that he’s out for the foreseeable future, it means the rest of the team has to step it up in a big way. Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos said Reyes is likely to miss 1 to 3 months worth of time, but we all know how Toronto management underestimates injury recovery times. They said Brett Lawrie, out since the spring with a strained ribcage, would only miss the first week o...
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