Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes was placed on the 10-day DL after suffering a right hamstring strain in Friday's contest against the Nationals.
While rounding third on what turned out to be a dead ball, Cespedes pulled up in pain. He limped off the field as he couldn't put pressure on his right leg.
GM Sandy Alderon said the strain is similar to Cespedes' left hamstring strain back in late April, and he will definitely be heading to the DL. Alderson went on to say that he will be examined Monday in New York.
"I'm going to work hard and try to be back as soon as I can," Cespedes told The Post's Mike Puma, "But I am not going to push myself to come back if I am not 100 percent."
Cespedes had been on a tear entering this game, so this injury hit him particularly hard.
"[This season] has been very frustrating because I know how much work I put into this offseason to come in ready this year, probably more than ever before, and I have just had injury after injury. This one particularly was so frustrating because I think right before this I had felt the best I had felt all season long."
Cespedes was on the DL from April 28 to June 10 because of the injury.
Entering this game, Cespedes was hitting .370 (20-54) with six home runs, 12 RBI and 11 runs scored in his last 16 games.