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Jose Reyes 'humbled' by batting title

Jose Reyes smiles as the Mets last game

Jose Reyes smiles as the Mets last game of the season comes to an end. (Sept. 28, 2011) Photo Credit: David Pokress

Jose Reyes, who left Wednesday's game in the first inning after his bunt single, won the NL batting title with a .337 average when the Brewers Ryan Braun went 0-for-4 later that night and finished at .332. The Mets released a statement from Reyes: 

“I just want to say I’m humbled and honored to win the batting title. It means so much to my family and my country, the Dominican Republic. I have been through a lot over the past few years so this really means a lot to me. It’s also very special to be the first Mets player to win a batting title. There have been so many great players throughout our history. I want to thank Terry Collins, my coaches and all my teammates and of course all the Mets fans who have always supported me and been behind me 100 percent.”

 

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