Mets’ Asdrubal Cabrera leaves game with strained patella tendon in knee

Sunday July 31st, 2016

New York Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera sustained a strained patella tendon in his left knee while running the bases Sunday and was forced to leave the game against the Rockies, the team announced

There is no word yet on the severity of the injury.

Cabrera stumbled while rounding third base on a Neil Walker triple in the first inning, falling to the ground after touching home plate. He had to the helped off the field by the training staff and did not return.

Cabrera, 30, also dealt with a patella tendon issue during spring training.

New York is dealing with a number of injuries already, with Lucas Duda, David Wright, Juan Lagares and Jose Reyes all on the disabled list.

Cabrera is batting .255 with 13 homers and 33 RBI in 100 games this season.


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