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Jose Reyes Told To Don't Play Ball 2-To-8 Weeks By Doctors!

Keith BennettCorrespondent IMarch 11, 2010

  All-Star shortstop Jose Reyes has been told to rest and refrain from athletic activity for 2-to-8 weeks until his thyoid levels normalize, another blow to the New York Mets Before opening day. First Beltran now, Jose Reyes. What happening to the Mets? Reyes Has Been diagnosed with an overactive thyroid, and his levels were elevated after he exercised Monday and Tuesday.While he initially thought he might be able to return after a few days. Reyes will have to stop working out and will remain home in Long Island. " Jose is obviously a little bit disappointed that it's going to be a matter of weeks as opposed to days, but it's a completely, treatable, curable situation," said his agent, Peter Greenberg. "I think we all view it as good news." Minaya and Greenberg said the throid should return to normal with rest and diet. There is no medication for this," Minaya said. Reyes hopefully rest this month and play opening season. Seems like the injury bug will not go away! 

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