Posted June 15, 2012 on AP on Fox
Mets left fielder Jason Bay is hurt again after crashing into the wall while trying to catch an inside-the-park homer by Jay Bruce of the Cincinnati Reds. The team said Bay came out of Friday night's game with a possible concussion, the latest setback for a player who has been an injury-plagued bust in New York since signing a $66 million contract before the 2010 season. Bruce led off the second inning with an opposite-field drive into the left-field corner. Bay raced back, tumbled to the warning track as the ball barely eluded him and then hit his head against the lower part of the fence. Bay struggled to get to his feet and find the ball. He finally fired it toward the infield, but Bruce slid across the plate to easily beat the relay.

Bay To DL With Likely Concussion, Mets Fans Still Behaving Badly

Last night, Jason Bay was forced to leave the game against the Cincinnati Reds after hitting his head against the left-field wall on Jay Bruce’s second-inning inside-the-park home run. The Mets are saying that Bay likely suffered another concussion and expect to place him on the disabled list before today’s game. Infielder Justin Turner is expected to be activated before the...

Mets LF Jason Bay back on DL with concussion

Jason Bay is back on the disabled list with his second concussion in two years. The New York Mets placed their oft-injured left fielder on baseball's seven-day DL for concussions Saturday and activated infielder Justin Turner from the 15-day disabled list. After missing six weeks this season with a broken rib, Bay was hurt again Friday night when he crashed into the outfield...

Mets' Bay leaves game after crashing into wall

New York Mets left fielder Jason Bay left in the second inning of Friday's game against the Cincinnati Reds after hitting his head against the left field wall on Jay Bruce's second inning inside-the-park home run at Citi Field. The Mets did not immediately announce Bay's injury, according to ESPN New York. Bay had played in seven games since missing 21 games due...

Two Homers Not Enough In 7-3 Loss To Reds, Mets Also Lose Bay To Injury

Mets came back home feeling good after sweeping the first place Rays. Dillon Gee tried to keep the ball rolling but he had no control and was getting batted all over Citi Field. In the second inning, Gee gave up a lead-off inside the park home run to Jay Bruce after Jason Bay slammed into the left field wall chasing down the ball, hitting his head and neck. He came out of the game...

Jay Bruce hits inside-the-park home run

Your browser does not support iframes. Jay Bruce is no stranger to the longball. With that said, his most recent one came in unusual fashion on Friday night as the 24-year old legged out an inside-the-parker to give the Reds a 1-0 at the time. His ball certainly didn't clear the fence, but it goes down as a homer in the box score nonetheless, no. 14 on the season to be exact...

Pre-Game: Cincinnati Reds (36-27) @ New York Mets (35-30)

After a disappointing loss last night, and losing Jason Bay for the 2nd time this season, the Mets and Reds will face off again for game 2 of this weekend series.  The Mets will look to rebound and continue their winning ways from Tampa as they look to tie up the series. Tonight’s pitching matchup features Jon Niese (4-2, 3.69 ERA) and Homer Bailey (4-4, 4.35 ERA).  Niese is...

Jay Bruce gets inside-the-park home run (Video)

Cincinnati Reds right fielder Jay Bruce hit an inside-the-park home run in the second inning of Friday night's game at Citi Field against the New York Mets. Your browser does not support iframes. Bruce hit a fly ball to left field off New York Mets pitcher Dillon Gee. The ball sliced towards the foul line and away from Mets left fielder Jason Bay, who dove for the ball...

Bailey, Bruce lead Reds past Mets

NEW YORK (AP) -- Homer Bailey pitched out of trouble for eight innings, Jay Bruce hit a three-run homer and the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 4-1 on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory. Ryan Ludwick added an RBI single to help the NL Central leaders move a season-best 10 games over .500 at 37-27. Bailey worked his way through several early jams and took advantage...

Bruce, Arroyo lead Reds to win over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jay Bruce hit an inside-the-park homer that left Jason Bay with yet another injury and the Cincinnati Reds beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Friday night to give Bronson Arroyo his first victory in 5 weeks. Brandon Phillips added a two-run shot to extend his recent hitting tear and the NL Central leaders followed up a three-game sweep of intrastate rival Cleveland by...

Reds 4, Mets 1

NEW YORK -- Jay Bruce hit another big home run to get the Cincinnati Reds on the board and Homer Bailey shut down the Mets as Cincinnati beat New York, 4-1, for the second straight night. The Reds won their fifth game in a row as Bailey (5-4) pitched eight innings of one-run ball. Aroldis Chapman earned his eighth save of the season with a scoreless ninth. Bruce -- who hit the...
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