Fourteen players were hit by pitches yesterday. And that doesn’t count Giancarlo Stanton

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Reader NatsLady pointed this out in the comments this morning: 14 batters were hit by pitches yesterday. She and others who researched it and tweeted about it last night say that the record for a single day’s worth of games is 22. Worth noting we didn’t have a full slate of games yesterday, however.

There are the guys who took one for the team:

Mike Trout
Carlos Gomez
Cliff Pennington
Jayson Werth
Tomas Telis
Brian Dozier
Yoenis Cespedes
Derek Jeter
Josh Willingham
Daniel Murphy
Chase Headley
Jon Jay
Ian Desmond
Starling Marte

Note that Giancarlo Stanton isn’t on the list. The umpire said his bat went around as he tried to avoid the pitch. Which, OK, based on the video is technically true, but that’s some pretty coldblooded umping right there. That’s like charging a guy who got hit by a bus with vandalism of city property.

Robert Gsellman diagnosed with partial lat tear

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SNY’s Andy Martino reports that Mets pitcher Robert Gsellman has been diagnosed with a partial lat tear. There is no timetable yet for his recovery, but it would seem likely he doesn’t pitch again this season.

Gsellman, 26, went on the injured list on Saturday (retroactive to August 14) with what was initially called right triceps tightness. Across 63 2/3 innings of relief for the Mets this season, the right-hander posted a 4.66 ERA with 60 strikeouts and 23 walks.

Losing Gsellman is a big deal for the Wild Card-hopeful Mets. While his ERA wasn’t anything incredible, he was a workhorse, accruing the most innings of anyone in the bullpen. With Gsellman out of the mix, the Mets will lean even more on Seth Lugo and Jeurys Familia behind struggling closer Edwin Díaz.