New York Mets outfielder Albert Almora Jr. put his body on the line and paid the price in the eighth inning of Tuesday's game against the Baltimore Orioles. Sending our best wishes to Albert Almora Jr., who had to leave tonight's game after a collision with the centerfield wall.Almora was able to get up and walk off the field under his own power. pic.twitter.com/OAtohVGs3D SNY (@SNYtv) May 12, 2021 Almora ran full-tilt into the center-field wall in an attempt to catch a sharply hit fly ball off Austin Hays' bat. He briefly corralled the ball, but it was shaken loose after the collision.The outfielder was down on the ground for a couple of minutes but exited the field under his own power. He may have avoided serious injury. A positive sign, as Almora was exiting the field, he looked up at the crowd and said: I m alright. I m alright. Steve Gelbs (@SteveGelbs) May 12, 2021 Dominic Smith entered the game in Almora's place in left field with Kevin Pillar shifting over to center from the corner position.Copyright © 2021 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.
Jose Alvarado and Mets outfielder Dominic Smith have already had a couple of charged interactions this season.
Philadelphia Phillies reliever Jose Alvarado has been suspended for three games after taunting New York Mets outfielder Dominic Smith following a strikeout Friday night, per Tim Healey of Newsday , an exchange that led to both benches clearing...
This isn't the first time this year Smith has had a problem with Alvarado
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