Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Mets outfielder Michael Cuddyer
exited early in Tuesday’s game against Philadelphia after getting hit in the
hand by a pitch.
Cuddyer was the second player plunked by Phillies starter David Buchanan
during the second inning. X-rays were negative and he was diagnosed with a
left hand contusion.
The 36-year-old, who signed a two-year deal with the Mets during the
offseason, hit an RBI single during the first inning. He was replaced by
outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis.