Angels closer Huston Street had to be carried off the field in the ninth inning after suffering what appeared to be a serious injury. MLB.com’s Mike DiGiovanna is calling it an apparent groin injury.
Street allowed a leadoff single to Brad Miller, who then stole second base in a 2-2 game. Franklin Gutierrez then hit a ground ball to third baseman David Freese. Street broke to cover third base, which is when he suffered the injury.
The Angels should pass along more info soon. Street, 32, dealt with a strained groin in July. It’s possible he reaggravated the injury on the play.
WASHINGTON — Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer left his start for the Nationals against the New York Mets after just 27 pitches Wednesday night due to a hamstring injury.
He was replaced in the top of the second by Erick Fedde.
Scherzer was not as sharp as usual at the outset Wednesday, going 2-0 counts against each of New York’s initial two batters, walking one and giving up a single to the other.
The Mets eventually went ahead in the first on Dominic Smith‘s sacrifice fly.
Scherzer entered the game with an 0-1 record and 2.84 ERA this season.