It was a scary afternoon for the Mets yesterday as Noah Syndergaard left his start with elbow discomfort and Yoenis Cespedes left the game after injuring himself swinging a bat. Both went down in the sixth inning, actually. Fortunately, the injuries are not serious.
An MRI revealed no structural damage to Syndergaard’s right elbow, the team announced last night. Likewise, Cespedes’ news was good. He has a mild sprain of his left wrist for which he received a cortisone injection. He’ll miss a couple of games, but he’s not expected to be placed on the disabled list.
The Mets have had more than their fair share of bad luck on the injury front this season, but these two cases seem to be best case scenarios.