Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.
Ryan Zimmerman’s two-run shot with two outs in the 10th inning off Yankees closer Andrew Miller lifted the Washington Nationals to an 8-6 comeback victory over AL East-leading New York on Tuesday night.
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Dillon Gee beat Washington for the third time this season as multiple errors doomed the Nationals.
Headfirst slides most commonly cause injury to the hands, head and upper body, while feet-first slides are more likely to cause traumatic injury to the lower extremities. It does seem that the headfirst method is more likely to land a player on the disabled list.
The deal, the richest in franchise history, replaces Wright’s $16 million salary for next season and includes $122 million in new money. The contract is pending a physical.
Negotiations between David Wright and the Mets have reportedly hit a snag over deferred money.
David Wright homered twice and had five RBIs and R.A. Dickey won his league-leading 13th game as the New York Mets snapped a six-game losing streak.
The Yankees increased the win streak to nine on Sunday after winning 4-1 and sweeping the Nationals.
David Wright is still not exactly right, but he will resume baseball activities at Mets camp Thursday.
Wright knows the 2012 season could be his last in Flushing. The Mets have a tough decision ahead: extend their fan favorite third baseman or trade him?
Yes, Ruben Tejada did finally make it to Mets camp on Sunday — not officially late, but not Tom Coughlin early either.
Ian Desmond had a career-high five hits and Tommy Milone earned his first major league win, leading the Washington Nationals over the slumping Mets 10-1 on Thursday for a rare four-game sweep.
Chris Young kept up his solid spring showing, pitching into the sixth inning Tuesday night as the Mets beat the Washington Nationals 5-2.
Starter Jonathon Niese allowed two hits in three scoreless innings as the Nationals defeated the Mets 5-3.