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Mets’ Jose Reyes Likely Out Extra Week; Rehab Game On Tap For David Wright

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New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes smiles at fans from the dugout in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, July 4, 2011, in Los Angeles. (credit: AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes smiles at fans from the dugout in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, July 4, 2011, in Los Angeles. (credit: AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

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NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) – Fans at Citi Field will have to wait a little longer to see their dazzling shortstop back in the lineup.

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Jose Reyes, the NL’s All-Star shortstop, likely will not be back on Monday when he is due to return from the disabled list.

“This is a two-to-three week injury,” said Alderson. “Probably closer to three … with his style of play.”

Out since July 3 with a strained left hamstring, Reyes was on the field Thursday for a workout but has not ramped up his running yet.

“He’s just not doing anything that would put a strain on that hamstring,” Alderson said. “We’ll be careful.”

Also, first baseman Ike Davis had a cortisone shot Thursday in his aching ankle and will wait three more weeks before deciding if season-ending surgery is the best option.

Davis began running last week for the first time since soon after he was hurt in a collision with David Wright on May 10, and he felt pain while running without warming up while wearing a weight — and stress — reducing harness.

On a more positive note, star third baseman Wright (stress fracture in back) will play his first rehab game Friday for Class-A St. Lucie. He’s been out since May 16.

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