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Take Jeter, Reyes talk with grain of salt

Despite what the Yanks and Mets may tell you, there's plenty of doubt at shortstop

Updated: July 3, 2011, 9:40 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- It wouldn't be correct or totally fair to say New York Mets and New York Yankees officials are flat-out lying when they're pushed to give their constant State of the Shortstop talks these days. But do yourself a favor, especially if you're emotionally invested in either team: Don't buy everything you're about to hear for the next week or two, at minimum, about Jose Reyes and Derek Jeter.

The Mets can -- and did -- say with a straight face Sunday that Reyes could ...

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