Reyes, Putz setbacks leave Mets ailing

Updated: June 4, 2009, 9:10 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- The depleted New York Mets got a double dose of bad news Thursday: injured shortstop Jose Reyes now has a tear in his right hamstring and reliever J.J. Putz is experiencing pain in his elbow.

Reyes, who has been on the disabled list since May 21 with right calf tendinits, felt the hamstring injury Wednesday during a rehabilitation game.

"[An] MRI revealed a small tear in his right hamstring tendon, a new injury. Reyes will rest for two days and then resume treatment," ...

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