Mets nightmare: Star closer Edwin Diaz carried off field, injured after Puerto Rico's WBC celebration

One of MLB’s top closers, Edwin Diaz injured his right knee celebrating Puerto Rico’s 5-2 victory over the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic.

NEW YORK — A celebration in the World Baseball Classic turned into a nightmare for the New York Mets and their fans last night when their $102M closer, Edwin Diaz, suffered a knee injury immediately following Puerto Rico’s quarterfinals victory over the Dominican Republic.

Diaz fell to the ground in obvious pain, clutching his knee. He was helped up by his teammates then placed into a wheelchair and wheeled off the field. The Mets announced the injury on their Twitter account

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