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MLB notes: Mets place Yoenis Cespedes back on disabled list

MLB notes: Mets place Yoenis Cespedes back on disabled list

The New York Mets placed outfielder Yoenis Cespedes on the 10-day disabled list Saturday with what could be a season-ending hamstring injury.

Cespedes strained his right hamstring running the bases in the first inning Friday night against the Nationals. General manager Sandy Alderson said Cespedes' “season is in jeopardy.”

The 31-year-old has been limited to 81 games this season because of various injuries. He's hitting .292 with 17 home runs and 42 RBIs for a team that has fallen out of playoff contention.

While putting Cespedes on the DL, the Mets welcomed back Jose Reyes after the infielder missed 10 days because of a sore left ribcage. New York also called up...

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