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Amazin Avenue Jun 18, 2019
Brandon Nimmo shut down for 30 days

Brandon Nimmo shut down for 30 days

The news casts doubt on Nimmo’s timeline to return According to multiple reports, Brandon Nimmo, in California to obtain a second opinion on his ailing neck from renowned spinal surgeon Dr. David Watkins, has been advised to avoid all baseball activities for at least the next 30 days. This news surely comes as a huge disappointment to Nimmo, first and foremost, and to anyone interested in the Mets’ fortunes. This setback puts a punctuation mark on what’s been an injury-plagued season for Nimmo. His neck issues trace back to at least April 16th, when he was removed from a game against...
NorthJersey.com Jun 18, 2019
Brandon Nimmo told to avoid baseball activities for a month

Brandon Nimmo told to avoid baseball activities for a month

Brandon Nimmo will now be shelved longer than expected.        
New York Post Jun 17, 2019

Brandon Nimmo’s neck injury just got more worrying

Brandon Nimmo’s rehab has taken him to the West Coast. Nimmo is in Los Angeles for a second opinion on the bulging disk in his neck, an injury that has kept him on the injured list since May 22, The Post’s Joel Sherman reports. The 26-year-old outfielder will see Dr. Robert Watkins, the same doctor...
New York Post Jun 14, 2019

Brandon Nimmo’s rehab comes to crashing halt

It’s a pain in the neck. Brandon Nimmo was a late scratch from the lineup for Triple-A Syracuse on Friday night with neck soreness, the Mets said. He will be reevaluated on Saturday. Nimmo has been on the injured list since May 22 with a bulging disk in his neck. He was originally slated to...
Rising Apple Jun 13, 2019

Making the best Mets lineups possible with all the pieces in-house

The New York Mets have yet to take off this season. With all of the talent they have in the lineup and on the mound, it’s bound to happen sooner or later. Once Robinson Cano and Brandon Nimmo come off the IL, the New York Mets are going to have to make some interesting roster […] Making the best Mets lineups possible with all the pieces in-house - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Amazin Avenue Jun 11, 2019
The Mets have a center field problem

The Mets have a center field problem

Juan Lagares leads a bevy of underperforming center fielders while Brandon Nimmo recovers from his neck injury. It’s as evergreen a statement as ever: The Mets have a big hole in center field. With the exception of brief stints from out-of-position sluggers like Yoenis Cespedes and Michael Conforto, the team has struggled to get any production at all from that spot ever since the departure of Carlos Beltran, and this year is as bad as ever. Over 262 plate appearances in 2019, Mets center fielders have combined to hit .197/.290/.307, the worst OPS in the division and third-worst in the...
Rising Apple Jun 7, 2019

Mets: Jeff McNeil can do anything so let’s see what he does in center field

The incredibly versatile Jeff McNeil has done everything asked of him. Could the New York Mets use their Swiss Army man in center field? It feels like a decade since the New York Mets had a productive bat in center field. This doesn’t account for the shared time Michael Conforto and Brandon Nimmo had at […] Mets: Jeff McNeil can do anything so let’s see what he does in center field - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Amazin Avenue May 27, 2019
Mets Morning News for May 27, 2019

Mets Morning News for May 27, 2019

Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Another day, another hero for the Mets as Adeiny Hechavarria’s fourth inning three-run home run was the difference in the team’s 4-3 triumph over the Detroit Tigers. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, New York Times, Bergen Record, Daily News, MLB.com, Newsday, Post. Brandon Nimmo’s struggles were explained as it was revealed that he is suffering from a bulging disc in his neck and whiplash. As of now, his timetable remains unknown. David Cone mused on what the 1988 Mets core...

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