More Slugger Struggles

By Caldera, Pete | The Record (Bergen County, NJ), November 2, 2015 | Go to article overview

More Slugger Struggles


Caldera, Pete, The Record (Bergen County, NJ)


NEW YORK - A hurting Yoenis Cespedes hobbled into the Mets clubhouse at Citi Field, exiting Sunday night's World Series Game 5 with a left knee injury.

And it might have been his last moment in a Mets uniform.

An impending free agent, Cespedes already was in the deep throes of a difficult World Series when he came to bat in Sunday's sixth inning with none out and the bases loaded.

Facing Kansas City right-hander Edinson Volquez, with the Mets leading 1-0, Cespedes took a huge swing and lashed a foul ball directly off his left kneecap.

Cespedes instantly dropped to the ground in agony, laying in the batter's box for a few minutes as Mets manager Terry Collins and an athletic trainer attended to him.

Wincing from the pain, Cespedes was eventually helped to his feet, and the crowd cheered as he resumed his at-bat.

But Cespedes popped out and limped slowly off the field. He was replaced defensively in center field by Juan Lagares in the top of the seventh.

Fox reporter Ken Rosenthal tweeted Cespedes suffered a contusion.

Before his sixth-inning at-bat, Cespedes heard some scattered booing by the 44,859 fans - a crowd hoping to see the Mets avoid elimination with the Royals leading three games to one.

Against Volquez, Cespedes (0-for-3) had grounded out in the first inning and rapped into a double play to end the fourth, making the right-handed slugger just 3-for-20 in the World Series.

Cespedes always will have a memorable place in Mets history, even if his service at Citi Field ends with the 111th World Series.

But the power barrage by Cespedes that boosted a lacking lineup and stirred Collins' club to an NL East title has faded like a summer fling.

Cespedes has been dealing with a sore left shoulder since the clinching Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

More Slugger Struggles
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.