Ex-Blue Jays: Where are they now?

Mar 19, 2017; Goodyear, AZ, USA; Cleveland Indians third baseman Edwin Encarnacion (10) rounds third on his way to score during the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Goodyear Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 19, 2017; Goodyear, AZ, USA; Cleveland Indians third baseman Edwin Encarnacion (10) rounds third on his way to score during the fourth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Goodyear Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports /
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Mar 28, 2017; Port St. Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets third baseman Jose Reyes (7) fields a ground ball before throwing to first base for an out against the St. Louis Cardinals during a spring training game at First Data Field. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 28, 2017; Port St. Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets third baseman Jose Reyes (7) fields a ground ball before throwing to first base for an out against the St. Louis Cardinals during a spring training game at First Data Field. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports /

9. Jose Reyes — New York Mets

It’s all come full circle for Jose Reyes, who is back with the New York Mets for a second season after beginning his career with them.

Joining the Blue Jays in the infamous 2012 offseason after just one year with the Miami Marlins, Reyes battled injury in his first season but posted quite a strong 2014 season, posting a 3.2 WAR in the process, his best since 2011 (4.7).

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But Reyes was included in the Troy Tulowitzki deal at the Trade Deadline in 2015, but that would turn out to be the least of his problems. He was arrested in Hawaii in October 2015 for allegedly assaulting his wife, a case that would ultimately be dismissed in March 2016 because his wife was no longer cooperating as a witness.

Still, it derailed his baseball career. Reyes had played a dismal 47 games with the Colorado Rockies, but the MLB placed Reyes on paid administrative leave from February 2016 until the season began, then was suspended until May 31, a period of 51 games. On June 15, the Rockies released Reyes, still on the hook for much of his salary. The Mets signed him on June 25.

The shortstop battled through 60 games with New York last season, but in his age 34 season, not a lot should be expected of him. His best days are behind him, but he can still contribute.