Jose Reyes led off the game against the Los Angeles Angels with a single up the middle. A great way to start Jerry Manuel’s tenure as manager of the Mets. But it quickly went south.
Reyes pulled up lame at first base with a problem with his left leg. Mets trainer Ray Ramirez and Jerry Manuel came out to talk to Reyes. Manuel decided to play it safe and replace Reyes with Damion Easley at shortstop, the logical thing to do.
Reyes responded by having a fit on the field worthy of a little leaguer. At first he refused to come out of the game. Then he threw hit helmet in front of the Mets dugout and pulled up his shirt on the way into the clubhouse.Jerry Manuel went into the clubhouse at the end of the inning and spent quite a bit of time in there. I’m sure that we’ll here more on this story tomorrow.