New York Mets third baseman Jose Reyes enjoyed a pair of big performances Tuesday and Wednesday against the Cincinnati Reds, becoming the first player all season to record back-to-back games in which he both hit a home run and stole a base, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Following a day off Thursday, the 33-year-old infielder will look to make it three games in a row—however unlikely that may bewhen the Mets start a three-game road series against the hapless Atlanta Braves on Friday.

Best known for his first tenure with the Mets, which lasted from 2003 to 2011, the former All-Star played for three different teams between 2012 and 2015, spending time with the Miami Marlins, Toronto Blue Jays and Colorado Rockies.

Coming off a down 2015 season and facing an extended suspension for a domestic violence incident, Reyes seemed to be in serious danger of falling off the MLB radar this year, despite having two seasons remaining on the six-year contract he signed with the Marlins prior to the 2012 campaign.

Eventually released by the Rockies back in late June, Reyes rejoined the Mets on a minor league contract shortly thereafter, with the team apparently undeterred by his troubling domestic violence incident.

The move has worked out splendidly if assessed purely from an on-field perspective, as Reyes boasts a .287 batting average, .341 on-base percentage and .485 slugging percentage, with six home runs, 30 runs, 15 RBI and eight stolen bases in 40 games (167 at-bats).

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