How will injuries affect Reyes' value?

Out again with a hamstring injury, Mets' fragile shortstop's valuation is up in the air

Updated: August 9, 2011, 7:53 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon fired a shot in May, saying there is no way shortstop Jose Reyes would get Carl Crawford money -- seven years, $142 million -- as a free agent next offseason.

"He's had everything wrong with him. He won't get it," Wilpon said in a magazine story in The New Yorker intended to generate positive publicity, but instead backfired amid fan backlash.

Two months ago, the owner looked like he would eat his words, as Reyes began posting MVP-caliber ...

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