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Cespedes Injured As Mets Beat Nationals On Strong DeGrom Outing

Cespedes Injured As Mets Beat Nationals On Strong DeGrom Outing

New York Mets left fielder Yoenis Cespedes left Friday night's game against the Washington Nationals in the first inning with a right hamstring strain.

The latest in a relentless string of injuries for the Mets occurred with Cespedes running the bases on what turned out to be a dead ball in a 4-2 win over the Nationals.

The slugger has played in only 81 games this season due to various injuries. He was placed on the disabled list in April with a left hamstring injury.

On second base with one out, Cespedes took off on Dominic Smith's grounder up the middle. The ball squirted into the outfield after hitting off second base umpire Andy Fletcher, who immediately ruled the...

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