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The Dominican outfielder of the New York Mets, Starling Marte, starred in a complicated moment in the game played this Sunday against the Miami Marlins, after suffering a severe blow to the head that forced him to leave the commitment to be evaluated by the New York franchise’s medical staff and thus determine the severity of his injury.
According to the information provided by the team, according to MLB.con, Marte suffered a neck strain after sliding headfirst into the knee of third baseman Jean Segura; Said action occurred when the Dominican was trying to steal the base in the bottom part of the first inning of the commitment played at Citi Field.
Now the medical staff of the New York Mets will have Mars in a “day by day” review to prevent him from suffering further damage from hitting his skull and so he can be 100% operational in the diamonds as soon as possible.
The Dominican player had hit a double at the time of taking the bat and then tried to steal third base with Francisco Lindor at the plate. However, he ended up going too fast and hit Segura’s knee; both players remained on the ground for a few moments until they were attended to by their respective teams.
Marte was replaced by Jeff McNeil to stay at second base, while Luis Guillorme entered the game to cover second base for the Big Apple team.
This wasn’t the only bad news for the Mets on the night, as they also lost 7-2 to the Marlins thanks to home runs by Garrett Cooper and Bryan De La Cruz.
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