The New York Mets placed outfielder Yoenis Cespedes on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained left hamstring.
His absence is another blow to a team that has lost six straight, nine of 10 and fallen into last place in the NL East. He is hitting .270 with six homers and 10 RBIs.
“They didn't really see a lot,” manager Terry Collins said of Cespedes' MRI. “It's probably better news than we thought. It's still going to be awhile, obviously, but it's in a different part of (the hamstring) where the injury was last week.”
The Mets also said Friday they have recalled left-hander Sean Gilmartin from Triple-A Las Vegas. He appeared in one game for the Mets this...
A baseball umpire trainee runs toward first base to get into position to make a call during an instructional camp session at Compton Community College. The umpire camp is operated by Major League Baseball and includes on-field and classroom instruction.