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Yoenis Cespedes leaves Game 5 in sixth inning with apparent leg injury.

The outfielder fouled an Edinson Volquez fastball off what appeared to be his knee.

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

We don't know yet if Yoenis Cespedes (or even the Mets as a whole) will play in another baseball game this year. We do know that the outfielder will be on the bench for the remainder of Game 5 due to a leg injury he suffered in the sixth inning of tonight's game.

With the bases loaded and nobody out, Cespedes took the first Edinson Volquez pitch he saw for a strike. He fouled the second off of what appeared to be his knee and was forced to the ground for what felt like a couple of minutes. New York's medical staff allowed the slugger to stay in the game, and two pitches later he popped out. It's a good thing for the Mets that Cespedes didn't hit the ball on the ground, because he could barely move while attempting to run down the first base line.

It wasn't surprising then, to see Juan Lagares replace Cespedes in center field to start the top of the seventh. We should have more after the game on the extent of the injury.