Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 2/17/13
If Jose Reyes has one goal this season from his new home north of the border it is to "win the division" from the New York Yankees. The Toronto Blue Jays' new shortstop wants to knock the Yankees from their lofty perch and claims playing against Derek Jeter will be his driving force. The 29-year-old Reyes has the utmost respect for his new AL East counterpart and told Kevin Kernan of The New York Post that the Jays will settle for nothing less than first place. "We don't think about the wild card," said Reyes.  "We are her to win the division.  That's our goal." Jose Reyes tells me his #Rays are here to win the division, playing against #Yankees and Jeter will raise his game: nypost.com/p/sports/yanke… — Kevin Kernan (@WheresKernan) February 16, 2013 Toronto hasn't finished first in the division since 1993, when they won the World Series for the second straight time. Reyes was a part of the home-and-home New York City rivalry with the Yankees when he played for the Mets, ...
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