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During the victory, there were some injury issues, namely David Wright's hamstring. It seems like Wright may be DL bound and he'll likely be replaced on the roster by Eric Campbell. Michael Cuddyer and Wilmer Flores took pitches off of their hands. Cuddyer's was the more serious of the two, though he's feeling alright.
Bobby Parnell and Vic Black started rehab assignments last night.
Toby Hyde looked at four Mets prospects who have one big tool but otherwise have flaws in their game.
Around the NL East
Ruben Amaro isn't worried about Chase Utley and Ryan Howard because OF COURSE HE ISN'T!
Around the Majors
MLB is investigating the recent positive stanozolol tests, including Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia's, for a possible link.
Pitcher Carlos Carrasco of the Indians took a line drive off the side of his face but it looks like he escaped with only a jaw contusion. Cleveland also added pitcher Jhoulys Chacin, while DFA'ing ex-Mets righty Shaun Marcum.
Should pitchers bat eighth? Russell Carleton writes about it at Baseball Prospectus.
So why exactly are baseball games nine innings long?
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