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Reyes bliss is not to be missed

He's healthy and happy -- and here's hoping the Mets star never loses the joy

Updated: June 19, 2010, 8:07 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Jose Reyes was so full of life, so high on the all-natural rush that is a baseball game under a cloudless June sky, that he even struck a look-at-me pose on a humiliating whiff.

Phil Hughes fooled him on a 77 mph curveball with two outs and a man on in the fifth, and Reyes dropped to his left knee, completed an exaggerated follow-through and peered into the distance as if he were Reggie Jackson admiring his epic World Series homer that landed in the center-field black.

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