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Mets injury update: Yoenis Cespedes plans to play the field, Travis d'Arnaud could sit tonight in Philadelphia

The Mets are a little banged up as they start their second series with the Phillies.

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When the Mets take the filed tonight in Philadelphia, they will likely do so with Yoenis Cespedes playing in the outfield and with Travis d'Arnaud on the bench. Cespedes plans to play the outfield for the first time since Wednesday, when he leaped into the stands in an attempt to catch an Ichiro Suzuki fly ball, nearly decapitating a fan in the process.

The Mets played their weekend series in Cleveland and used Cespedes as their designated hitter, allowing him to play without too much strain on his "tremendously bruised" leg. The bruise didn't seem to bother Cespedes on the offensive side of the game, as he hit two doubles and two home runs in the Mets' three games in Cleveland.

Travis d'Arnaud, who was hit by a pitch in Saturday's loss to the Indiansmight not be back in the lineup tonight. Luckily, x-rays on his left elbow came back negative, and it sounds like he will rejoin the lineup tomorrow night. Kevin Plawecki has gotten on base in three of his five plate appearances since d'Arnaud was hit by the pitch.