Jose Reyes Smacks A Double For First Hit In Mets Return (Video)

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is here: New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes is playing like a productive baseball player.

Well, at least we got that over with.

After throwing New York into high-stakes round of “the Waiting Game” from on 0-for-4 debut, Jose Reyes finally recorded his first hit in his New York Mets return.


Thanks to his third inning double — ripped down the third base line — for one second, at least, the collective Mets fanbase can forget about the controversial signing, and remember the good days of 60 stolen bases and countless base-hits.

Not a moment later, Curtis Granderson was smashing a single, good for two ribeyes as Reyes and Rene Rivera swiped home plate, and extending the Mets lead to three runs.

Update: The Mets now lead the Marlins 4-1 heading to the fifth inning.

Meanwhile, Wilmer Flores is doing his best to keep his job at third base, crushing a baseball over the left field fence for the second time today, while simultaneously telling Reyes to, “Get out of here, bro.”

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Jeremy Fialkow was born and raised in Miami, FLA, but currently studies at the University of Maryland. When he's not studying hard, he can be found supporting his sometimes hopeless NY teams: Knicks, Mets, Jets, and Isles. Your sympathy is appreciated.