He was down on the ground after taking the comebacker Tuesday, but he was able to walk off under his own power. Manager Terry Collins predicted Robles would be sore Wednesday, but would be OK to pitch in the near future. He gave up two runs on two hits and two walks while striking out two in two innings before exiting Tuesday.
The fact that he has been playing through the issue prior to leaving after the second rain delay Tuesday suggests it is a minor issue that shouldn't sideline him for long. That said, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports that Granderson may sit Wednesday to get another day off, but he should return to playing every day in the near future. Alejandro De Aza is the likely starter in right field Wednesday if Granderson gets the day off.
Baez made the most of his one hit by crushing a two-strike pitch with two outs to dead center field for his first career grand slam. The blast gave the 23-year-old third baseman seven for the season, and upped his RBI total to 25. Baez is slashing .256/.301/.430 in 172 at-bat this year.
Manager Dave Roberts said after the game that he thinks the Dodgers may have dodged a bullet, as X-rays on Pederson's shoulder were negative. He will be re-evaluated Wednesday, but it sounds like he could avoid a DL stint. Trayce Thompson figures to get the bulk of the starts in center field while Pederson is out.
Jonathan Lucroy, who was at second base, managed to scored on the tag, as Pederson was unable to get up to throw the ball back in. He was replaced by Trayce Thompson in center field, with Yasiel Puig coming in to play right field. Pederson will likely go for tests after the game, and his status will be updated when the team provides more details about the nature of the injury.
He left after briefly warming up for the start of the third inning, and interestingly the injury was on the non-throwing side of his body. That said, any injury to the abdominal area can sideline a pitcher, so Greinke should be considered highly questionable to make his next scheduled start on July 4. His status will be updated when more news about his timetable for recovery is released as the week goes on.
There was also some speculation that the veteran outfielder may have injured his elbow making a catch against the outfield wall prior to the delay, so owners will want to be sure to check his status prior to deploying him Wednesday. Alejandro De Aza, who replaced Granderson on Tuesday, would figure to see the bulk of the playing time in right field if Granderson had to miss further time.
His 15th home run of the year was a two-run dinger in the second inning off Mike Pelfrey. After going homerless in 15 straight games to begin the month, Stanton has belted three in his last seven games and appears to be turning his season around. In the outfielder's last ten games, he's 16-for-40 (.400) while notching 11 RBI.
He came out to warm up for the start of the third inning, then ran into the dugout tunnel before coming back out with the training staff and threw one warmup pitch before exiting. It was a bizarre exit to say the least, and it sounds like his back may have tightened up, as he was seen touching his back before leaving. We will provide more information when the team releases his official status.
No official word has been provided by the Mets but Granderson was seen grimacing after making the catch.