Neil Walker and Matt Harvey are the latest injury victims for the New York Mets as they will be out for the next several weeks.
The New York Mets continue to be plagued by injuries. Matt Harvey and Neil Walker will be out for several weeks the team announced on Thursday.
Harvey was diagnosed with a stress injury to the scapula in his throwing shoulder. He allowed four runs in four innings in Wednesday’s game and complained of a tired arm after the game. Walker has a partially torn left hamstring. The second baseman, who has been put on the 10-day disabled list, received a platelet-rich plasma injection after leaving Wednesday’s game early and will start rehab immediately, according to Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News.
Mets manager Terry Collins said that T.J. Rivera will be at second base while Walker is out. Gavin Cecchini has been recalled. He was hitting .249/.313/.349 in Triple-A this season.
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Mets GM Sandy Alderson says the team has no plans to call up shortstop prospect Amed Rosario.
“We don’t want (our top, premium prospects) to have to go back (to Triple-A),” he said. “This is about winning. This isn’t about Super Two status, that’s gone, that’s passed.”
Sandy's comments when asked about Amed Rosario pic.twitter.com/jCvmANJYnk
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The team will install protective netting at Citi Field this year.
We will install protective netting at @CitiField this season. https://t.co/ewnSG3kBoM pic.twitter.com/ZOMDOITatd
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Noah Syndergaard will be out longer than expected. It’s unlikely that Thor will return before late August.