2 Mets players injured during Santana’s no-hitter
Johan Santana’s no-hitter came at a cost to the New York
Injured outfielder Mike Baxter is expected to miss about six
weeks after crashing into the fence while making an outstanding
catch to preserve Santana’s no-hitter Friday night against St.
Louis. And reliever Ramon Ramirez is likely headed to the disabled
list as well after straining his right hamstring during the
The Mets said Saturday that Baxter dislocated the joint between
his right collarbone and sternum and tore rib cartilage on his
right side. Baxter’s left shoulder slammed into the wall when he
robbed Yadier Molina of extra bases in the seventh inning.
Ramirez was injured running onto the field with teammates to mob
Santana after he finished the first no-hitter in Mets history.