Posted by GameSetMatch on March 12th, 2010
All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes has been told to rest and refrain from athletic activity for two to eight weeks until his thyroid levels normalize, another blow to the New York Mets before Opening Day.
Center fielder Carlos Beltran already is expected to miss the first month of the season following right knee surgery Jan. 13. Reyes likely will be starting the season on the disabled list as well.
“It doesn’t look good right now.” Mets general manager Omar Minaya said Thursday. “We will have to prepare for that.”
Reyes has been diagnosed with an overactive thyroid, and his levels were elevated after he exercised Monday and Tuesday. Although he initially thought he might be able to return after a few days, he will have to stop working out and will remain at home.
Click here to read the full article – By Associated Press of ESPN.com
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