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Jose Reyes Newsbeat

Monday, August 24, 2015

Jaded Jose Reyes would welcome a trade from the Rockies - The Denver Post

Jose Reyes, winning over teammates since 2003.

He’s not interested in playing for a team that isn’t competitive. And the Rockies, on pace for another 95-loss season, likely aren’t interested in an aging, high-priced veteran. Colorado owes Reyes more than $56 million through the 2017 season. He’s now their highest-paid player.

“You come from a ballclub that was competing for a spot in the playoffs. And you come to a club in last place. You think about that,” Reyes said of the trade that ripped him out of Toronto. The Blue Jays, with Tulowitzki, have surged into a battle with the New York Yankees for first place in the American League East.

“I’m at the point in my career that I want to win,” Reyes said. “I say it over and over. I want to win. I don’t want to spend the rest of my career on a last-place team. That’s not the kind of player I feel like I am.”

Jim Furtado Posted: August 24, 2015 at 08:21 AM | 69 comment(s)
  Beats: jose reyes, rockies

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Jose Reyes clears waivers; could Yankees be a fit? -

Unless the Rockies would be picking up a LOT of cash, this sounds like a bad idea for the Yankees.

It’s no surprise Reyes cleared waivers as he’s surely worth a bit less than the $55 million remaining in his Marlins deal that goes through 2017. Reyes doesn’t really feel like a fit in Colorado (originally, they had preferred to do the deal without him), and while he was polite about it, Reyes sounded like a guy who wouldn’t mind a return to New York and the Mets in interviews when the Rockies came to Citi Field this week.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 15, 2015 at 08:00 AM | 13 comment(s)
  Beats: jose reyes, yankees

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

NYT:  An Aging Nomad, Jose Reyes Longs for a Team in the Hunt

Reyes, a shell of his former self, longs to play for a contender and wants to finish his career in New York.

When I retire, I’m going to go home and say, ‘I played for what?’ You know, if I don’t win anything.”

This is some sad stuff!!!

Adam Starblind Posted: August 12, 2015 at 08:55 AM | 23 comment(s)
  Beats: deaths in baseball, jose reyes, mets

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Colorado Rockies acquire Jeff Hoffman, Miguel Castro from Toronto Blue Jays | News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball

Quite a haul for the Rockies.

According to’s Thomas Harding, Monday’s blockbuster trade sends big league shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins to Toronto for right-handers Jeff Hoffman and Miguel Castro, the Jays’ No. 3 and 5 prospects. A third prospect yet to be named and Major League shortstop Jose Reyes are also headed to Colorado.



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