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New York Mets lose two more key players to injuries

New York Mets lose two more key players to injuries
Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud is checked by Manager Terry Collins, left, and a trainer after he was hit by a pitch on Sunday. (Kathy Kmonicek / Associated Press)

The New York Mets won their eighth game in a row Sunday, but lost two important players to injuries.

Catcher Travis d'Arnaud broke his right hand when hit by a pitch and reliever Jerry Blevins fractured his left forearm when he was hit by a line drive.

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"It's not a good day," Manager Terry Collins said after a 7-6 win over the visiting Miami Marlins. "It's a good day we won and we'll take that away, but a tough day for us."

The Mets are already missing captain David Wright (hamstring) and right-hander Zack Wheeler (elbow surgery).

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Cleveland Indians right-handed pitcher Carlos Carrasco had his next start pushed back to Tuesday. Carrasco left his previous start last Tuesday after being hit in the jaw by a line drive off the bat of Melky Cabrera of the Chicago White Sox. ...

Washington Nationals center fielder Denard Span was activated from the 15-day disabled list prior to the game against the Philadelphia Phillies. The return came earlier than expected for Span, who had surgery to repair a core muscle in early March after a previous procedure to fix a sports hernia injury in December.

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