Mets closer, Edwin Diaz, was injured while celebrating Puerto Rico’s victory in the World Baseball Classic on Tuesday. Diaz suffered a knee injury and had to leave the field in a wheelchair. The incident occurred after Puerto Rico’s win over the Dominican Republic.
According to reports, Diaz injured himself while jumping and celebrating with his teammates. He was seen holding his knee and was eventually helped off the field. The extent of his injury is currently unknown, and it is unclear how long Diaz will be sidelined.
The incident has raised questions about the dangers of excessive celebrations in sports. While celebrating is a natural part of the game, athletes are sometimes injured during post-game celebrations. In this case, Diaz’s injury could have serious implications for the Mets, who are counting on him to be a key player this season.
The Mets have yet to comment on the incident, but fans are anxiously waiting for news about Diaz’s condition. It remains to be seen how this injury will affect the team’s performance in the coming weeks.
For now, Diaz’s injury serves as a cautionary tale for all athletes about the importance of celebrating safely and avoiding unnecessary risks. As the old saying goes, it’s better to be safe than sorry.