After spending the previous nine seasons pacing the New York Mets, the Miami Marlins' Jose Reyes is looking forward to returning to the Big Apple.
A three-game set at Citi Field could help the reigning NL batting champion get going at the plate.
With Reyes and the rest of his team looking to break out, Miami sends Josh Johnson to the hill opposite New York's Johan Santana as these NL East rivals open their season series Tuesday night.
Reyes compiled a career-best .337 average in what turned out to be his final season with the Mets in 2011. All eyes will be on the speedy shortstop as he plays his first game back in New York since signing a six-year, $106 million deal with Miami (7-8) during the offseason.
"I can't wait to get there," the four-time All-Star told the Marlins' official website. "I think it's going to be a little bit emotional for me because it's the first time going back there after all those years.
"I have a good memory of that ballpark (and) New York City. But I'...