Mets’ Brandon Nimmo week-to-week with ankle, knee accidents

Mets' Brandon Nimmo week-to-week with ankle, knee injuries

Mets star outfielder Brandon Nimmo might be week-to-week after struggling a low-grade sprain to each his knee and ankle Friday evening, normal supervisor Billy Eppler advised reporters Saturday.

Eppler mentioned that Nimmo had an MRI examination on each his proper ankle and proper knee after waking up with knee ache.

“Excellent news,” Eppler mentioned. “Every part structurally seems sound… We’ve received a while earlier than Opening Day, so we’ll simply proceed to look at him, get an replace on him in all probability a few week from now.”

Nimmo left the Mets’ spring coaching recreation in opposition to the Marlins within the fourth inning after a clumsy slide into second base whereas making an attempt to interrupt up a double play.

He ultimately hobbled off the sector with a coach and supervisor Buck Showalter.

The Mets introduced postgame that Nimmo was coping with soreness in his proper ankle — with Showalter including that Nimmo “appears to be fairly optimistic about it.”

Brandon Nimmo will be week-to-week for the Mets, according to general manager Billy Eppler.
Brandon Nimmo might be week-to-week for the Mets, in line with normal supervisor Billy Eppler.
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Brandon Nimmo, pictured earlier in spring training, exited the Mets' game early Friday night.
Brandon Nimmo, pictured earlier in spring coaching, exited the Mets’ recreation early Friday evening.
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Nimmo signed an eight-year, $162 million cope with the Mets in December, permitting the 29-year-old to stay with the one group he’d ever performed for after turning into a first-round decide in 2011.

The information is no less than of the optimistic selection for the Mets after the membership misplaced star nearer Edwin Diaz possible for the season after he tore his patella tendon throughout the celebration of win by Puerto Rico within the World Baseball Traditional.