Cespedes exits NLCS Game 4 with sore shoulder; was golf outing to blame?

CHICAGO -- In the middle of the second inning of Wednesday's NLCS Game 4 between the Mets and Cubs (NYM-CHC GameTracker), Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes was lifted for Juan Lagares. As it turns out, Cespedes exited with what the team is terming left shoulder soreness. There's no word yet on the severity of the inury.

While there's no way to know whether it's in any way related to his shoulder woes, Cespedes, according to NBC Chicago, went golfing at nearby Medinah Country Club on the morning of Game 4. Here's a relevant photo:

ESPN is also reporting this:

Cespedes entered Game 4 batting .273/.273/.485 this postseason with two home runs. Before he

Yoenis Cespedes was forced from Game 4 with shoulder soreness.
Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes leaves Game 4 of the NLCS with shoulder soreness. (USATSI)
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