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Jose Reyes (hamstring) is now expected to rejoin the Blue Jays on Saturday in Cleveland.

The weather looks iffy for Friday's series-opener with the Indians, and the Jays don't want to risk Reyes returning to a cold and muddy infield. The 30-year-old shortstop left Toronto's series-opener on March 31 with hamstring inflammation. He did not suffer a strain.

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Jose Reyes (hamstring) went 0-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored in a rehab game with High-A Dunedin on Wednesday.

Reyes led off and played shortstop in the game. He was hitless in his two rehab games, but the most important part is that he made it through with his health. He remains on track to rejoin the Blue Jays when they take on the Indians on Friday.

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Jose Reyes (hamstring) is on track to be activated from the disabled list on Friday.

Reyes played in an extended spring training game Monday and will play two rehab games with High-A Dunedin starting on Tuesday. If he gets through those contests with no setbacks, he'll be back in the lineup on Friday in Cleveland. Reyes was injured in the first inning on Opening Day when he aggravated his left hamstring injury.

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Jose Reyes (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment with High-A Dunedin on Monday.

Reyes, who aggravated a left hamstring injury on Opening Day, was cleared for the assignment after running the bases on Friday and Saturday with no issues. Barring any setbacks, the Blue Jays will have their shortstop back by the end of this week.

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Jose Reyes (hamstring) told reporters Saturday that he is ready for a minor league rehab assignment.

Reyes ran the bases on both Friday and Saturday, and reported no issues with his left hamstring. He should begin playing in minor league games on Monday and could be back with the Blue Jays by the end of next week. April 16 is the first day he's eligible for activation.

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Jose Reyes felt "comfortable" while running Friday and will push his strained left hamstring further on Saturday.

If the running on Saturday goes well, Reyes could then be cleared to begin a rehab assignment. The shortstop is eligible to be activated on April 16, and he remains hopeful of being activated that day. That said, don't be surprised if the Jays slow-play it a little bit after bringing back Reyes too soon the last time.

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Jose Reyes (hamstring) is scheduled to begin running on a treadmill on Tuesday evening.

It's a big step for the injured shortstop, who landed on the 15-day disabled list March 31 with inflammation in his left hamstring. Reyes is hoping to be activated as soon as he is eligible -- that'd be next Wednesday.

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An MRI taken Tuesday on the left hamstring of Jose Reyes showed only mild inflammation.

That's great news for the Blue Jays, who had good reason to worry that Reyes might need another multi-month absence. He should be back in action around mid-to-late April, but there are no guarantees with the oft-injured shortstop. Reyes, 30, had to leave Monday's season-opener after just one at-bat and has already been placed on the 15-day disabled list.

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ESPN's Jayson Stark reports that Jose Reyes (hamstring) will be placed on the disabled list.

The Blue Jays won't know the extent of Reyes' hamstring injury until he undergoes an MRI Tuesday, but Stark's source says the club is already planning to place him on the DL. It's no surprise, of course, as Reyes has been nursing the injury for over a week and aggravated it in his first at-bat Monday. Maicer Izturis is expected to start at shortstop while Reyes is sidelined.

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Jose Reyes (hamstring) will undergo an MRI Tuesday.

Reyes admitted that his left hamstring was bothering him during his final two exhibition games, but he thought he could play through it. It didn't work, as he had to be pulled from Monday's game against the Rays after just one at-bat. He seemed really down after the contest and a trip to the disabled list seems very likely. The Jays prefer to keep Ryan Goins at second base, so Maicer Izturis figures to start at shortstop while Reyes is out.