Mets Closer, Edwin Diaz, Expected To Be Out For Season

Former Mariners closer, Edwin Diaz, who is now with the Mets.  Is expected to be out for the season with a knee injury after celebrating Puerto Rico’s World Baseball Classic win over the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night.  Diaz came in the 9th inning for Puerto Rico and struck out the side to get the save and lock the win.  The on the field the team was celebrating and Diaz ended up on the ground injured.  Teammates immediately called for help and they carried Diaz off the field.  It is now being reported that Diaz has a torn patellar tendon in his right knee and will be out for the MLB season.  Diaz had a tremendous season a year ago having a 1.31 ERA and 32 saves.  The Mets signed him to a 5 year $102 million dollar contract in the offseason.