Mets’ Edwin Diaz Appears to Suffer Leg Injury Celebrating WBC Win

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Sports Illustrated

By Karl Rasmussen The star pitcher went down on the mound amid his team’s celebration. Puerto Rico’s celebrations after its World Baseball Classic victory against the Dominican Republic quickly turned to concern as star relief pitcher Edwin Díaz appeared to suffer a significant leg injury. After closing out the game on Wednesday evening, Díaz was seen on the ground clutching at his leg amid the team’s celebrations. Medical staff came onto the field to attend to him on the mound, and he was helped off the field by trainers while his teammates looked on anxiously. Díaz pitched the bottom half of…

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