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The Fallout from Matt Carpenter's Injury

The New York Yankees snapped their five-game losing streak Monday, downing the Seattle Mariners 9-4, but all fans can talk about is the potentially season-ending injury to Matt Carpenter.

Carpenter fouled a ball off his left foot and was later diagnosed with a fracture, putting a halt to one of baseball’s best stories.

“I knew something was wrong when I did it, but I thought I could finish the at-bat, get that run in,” said Carpenter. “But then when I went to swing on the next pitch, I mean as soon as I started to plant and rotate on that back foot, my lower body gave out, and I wasn’t able to.