Delgado's hip continues to be problem
NEW YORK -- The New York Mets opened a 10-game trip Thursday without three key players due to injuries: shortstop Jose Reyes, reliever J.J. Putz and first baseman Carlos Delgado.
Putz had a cortisone shot to alleviate inflammation in his right elbow, and the Mets are increasingly concerned about Delgado's ailing hip. Reyes was out of the starting lineup for the opener of a four-game series at San Francisco because of a stiff right calf.
Reyes' calf tightened up on him during the cross-country ...
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