After clinching their first division title since 2006 over the weekend, the only thing that could go wrong for the New York Mets this week would be an injury to a key player. On Wednesday night in Philadelphia, things very nearly went catastrophically wrong, as star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was struck on the left hand with an 89-mph fastball from Phillies right-hander Justin De Fratus. [ Play a Daily Fantasy contest for cash today! ] Fortunately, the Mets star avoided a major injury. X-Rays were taken and no broken bones were revealed. Cespedes was diagnosed with contusions to two fingers, meaning he should be good to go again in a couple days. Update on @ynscspds . X-rays came back negative. He has a contusion of left middle and ring fingers. #Mets — New York Mets (@Mets) October 1, 2015 Needless to say, the hearts of Mets everywhere immediately went to there throats when Cespedes was hit. The one offensive piece they could absolutely not afford to lose this close to this postseason was down in a heap and in obvious pain.
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