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Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes leaves game after aggravating bruised leg

Cespedes was originally banged up a bit when he jumped into the Citi Field stands attempting to catch a fly ball.

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Yoenis Cespedes was having a pretty good night at Turner Field, as he threw out a runner at home plate to end the fifth inning and doubled to score David Wright in the top of the seventh. But after sliding into second base on that double, he got up in pain. It wasn't entirely clear what was hurting Cespedes at first, but he aggravated the bruised leg he suffered when he jumped into the Citi Field stands last week trying to catch a fly ball.

Cespedes stayed in the game for the rest of that inning and played the outfield in the bottom of the seventh. The game went into a rain delay in the middle of the eighth inning, and that's when the Mets officially took him out of the game.

So it doesn't seem like too serious an injury for Cespedes, which is very good news for the Mets.