Yoenis Cespedes reportedly willing to play first base for Mets
Yoenis Cespedes is willing to shift from the outfield to play first base for the New York Mets, according to a report.
Cespedes, who has been out since May 13 with hip flexor and chronic heel injuries, has been taking ground balls at first base while rehabbing in Port St. Lucie, a source told the New York Daily News.
Severino allowed four runs and nine hits in five innings and recorded just one strikeout, his fewest since 2016.
We did a great job against Severino. He’s got exceptional stuff, Francona said. We scored. We made him throw pitches. We got him out after five, but their bullpen is also exceptional. They brought in four guys that are pretty good and https://www.cheapsportsjerseysinc.com/ they kind of did a number on us.
Kluber, who lost the decisive Game 5 to the Yankees last October while battling a stiff lower back, was at 100 pitches to start the eighth, but Francona stuck with him anyway. The right-hander walked Gregorius on four pitches to start the inning and then gave up the double to Hicks, who was just 3 for 25 in his career against the two-time Cy Young Award winner.
Earlier this week, Red Sox manager Alex Cora said he still expects the four-time All-Star to play again this season, but Pedroia said he’ll know more in 4 to 5 weeks jerseys cheap before making that determination.
I’d love to play right now, but I can’t, Pedroia said. I’m going to be back for good if I let it heal. That’s it. I’ve got to let it heal. … I can’t do anything about time.
Pedroia, who has played his entire career with the Red Sox, is signed with the team through 2021. Meanwhile, the Red Sox lead the AL East by 3.5 games over the New York Yankees.
I love the way we’re playing. I’m glad I got my one hit, Pedroia said. I miss it, but I have to take care of this. … I wish I could have a bigger part.
Brewers: RHP Jeremy Jeffress will replace Washington Nationals LHP Sean Doolittle on the National League All-Star team, Counsell said. Jeffress is 6-1 with a 0.99 ERA in 44 games this season.