Mets News: Carlos Delgado Out For 7-10 Days
Looks like the news on Carlos Delgado is much worse than first reported. Mets.com is now reporting that first baseman, Carlos Delgado will miss a week to ten days due to a strained right hip flexor.
Delgado underwent a magnetic resonance imaging test on Wednesday after feeling a twinge in his right hip while swinging at a pitch during the eighth inning of New York’s 11-7 win over the Reds on Tuesday.
Not exactly the kind of news we wanted to hear, but hopefully he can get healthy and start contributing to the team again as soon as he returns.
The timing of this couldn’t have been worse for Delgado. This is now the second time he goes down with an injury just when he started to hit the ball well.
Hopefully Jeff Conine, who has not done much since joining the team, will be a good stopgap until Delgado returns. It will also give Shawn Green some additional playing time as well.
About the Author: Joe DeCaro
I'm a lifelong Mets fan who loves writing and talking about the Amazins' 24/7. From the Miracle in 1969 to the magic of 1986, and even the near misses in '73 and '00, I've experienced it all - the highs and the lows. I started Mets Merized Online in 2005 to feed my addiction. Follow me on Twitter @metsmerized.
- El Sid: on Mets Still Have A Lead-off Dillema: At this point, we *needed* more pop...
- Ryan44: on Ike Davis Update: Brewers Still Unwilling To Part With Tyler Thornburg: I disagree with what people are saying...
- El Sid: on Mets Still Have A Lead-off Dillema: There is a lot of offseason left...
- the mad met: on Ike Davis Update: Brewers Still Unwilling To Part With Tyler Thornburg: @some guy could not agree more ........
- Jeru: on Ike Davis Update: Brewers Still Unwilling To Part With Tyler Thornburg: what were ike's numbers like in vegas...
2014 Opening Day
Write For Metsmerized Online
Mets Merized Online is reloading and looking for new writers to help cover the Hot Stove Season. We're also looking for passionate writers who would like to contribute new and original features.
Contact us now at GetMetsmerized@aol.com for more info and join the #1 Mets Fansite on the web!
Check Out These Great MLB Links!
Mets Autograph Signings
Mets Fan Apparel
Mets Autographed Baseballs
Baseball Card Supplies
For the best seats and lowest MLB ticket prices, go to PurchaseSeats.com. Get your Mets Tickets now and follow them on the road with Yankees Tickets, Phillies Tickets, Nationals Tickets and Braves Tickets!