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...

Jose Reyes Carted Off Field After Injuring Ankle in Awkward Slide Into Second Base

Jose Reyes was carted off the field Friday night in Kansas City, and judging by reports, it did not look good for the Blue Jays shortstop. Reyes attempted to slide into second base during the top of the sixth inning and turned his ankle awkwardly during the play. A very emotional and clearly in pain Reyes was then removed from the game. The Blue Jays broadcast team mentioned that...

Jose Reyes Could Be Out Up to Three Months After Suffering Ankle Injury (Video)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jose Reyes heard a pop in his left ankle as he awkwardly slid into second base. After that, everything else was a blur to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. The trainers lifted their star shortstop onto a cart, and the cart drove through the bullpen gate in right field. The sight was of Reyes, his ankle heavily bandaged, being pushed out of their clubhouse...

Blue Jays’ Jose Reyes out 1-3 months with ankle sprain

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes had to be carted off the field last night following a severe ankle injury, and the team has announced that he could miss one to three months due to the sprain, according to Mike Rutsey of The Toronto Sun. Reyes sustained the injury while attempting to steal second base during the sixth inning of last night’s contest against the...

Blue Jays place Reyes on 15-day disabled list

The Toronto Blue Jays have placed star shortstop Jose Reyes on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained ankle and selected the contract of shortstop Munenori Kawasaki from Triple-A Buffalo. The moves were announced on Saturday, a day after Reyes twisted his left ankle with an awkward slide into second base in the Blue Jays' 8-4 win over Kansas City Friday night. The results...

Reyes won't need surgery on ankle

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes won't need surgery on his sprained left ankle but is still expected to miss three months, general manager Alex Anthopoulos says. Reyes visited a specialist in Charlotte on Monday who confirmed the diagnosis of a severely sprained ankle. Reyes was injured sliding into second base in Friday's game at Kansas City. He was placed on the...

The Never Ending Saga of Jose Reyes

Help I’ve fallen and I can’t get up! Earlier this week I was set to write this epic post where I was going to breakdown the age-old question of who is better, David Wright or Jose Reyes?….And then last night happened. If you haven’t heard Jose Reyes suffered a nasty leg injury while sliding (sort of) into second base during a game between the Blue Jays and the Kansas City...

Jose Reyes injures his ankle

Jose Reyes injured his ankle sliding into second base and was carted off the field. The shortstop is expected to miss at least a month.

Blue Jays 8, Royals 4

The Blue Jays' Jose Reyes drove in a pair of runs before getting carted off in the sixth inning with a sprained left ankle, and Toronto beat the Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Friday night. Reyes was attempting to steal second when he started his slide late. The four-time All-Star's left ankle twisted awkwardly beneath him as he slid over the bag, and trainers from both teams...

Royals look to salvage game vs Blue Jays

(AP) -- The Toronto Blue Jays are hoping Jose Reyes' injury can be a source of inspiration. After getting their first win from their ace, the Blue Jays attempt to run their road winning streak over the Kansas City Royals to seven games Sunday. Toronto (5-6) is expected to be without Reyes for three months after he suffered a severe left ankle sprain while trying to steal a...

Shields makes home debut vs Blue Jays

(AP) -- Though his transition back to the AL hasn't gone as planned, reigning NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey doesn't appear too worried. Greater concern surely surrounds the loss of Jose Reyes, who will begin a lengthy absence Saturday night as the visiting Toronto Blue Jays continue a three-game set against the Kansas City Royals. Reyes drove in two runs before getting...
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