2B,3B - FA
The Mets placed Eduardo Nunez on the 10-day injured list with a left knee contusion.
Nunez suffered the injury while trying to leg out an infield single on Sunday. Brian Dozier has joined the team as a replacement.
Eduardo Nunez has been diagnosed with a hyperextended left knee.
This is what Nunez thought had happened. He suffered the injury while trying to beat out an infield single on Sunday. It's noteworthy that the Mets didn't place him on the IL right away. Consider the veteran infielder day-to-day.
Mets manager Luis Rojas says Eduardo Nunez believes he may have hyperextended his knee in Sunday's game against the Braves.
Nunez left Sunday's game after trying to leg out an infield single in the eighth inning. He'll be reevaluated today but a trip to the injured list could be in store here.
As the Mets finalize their roster, Nunez has earned a role on the active 30-man after a nice summer camp.
Nunez will slot in as the Mets' utility infielder, with the ability to play every position in the infield. He also has a streaky bat that has shown flashes in the past.
Eduardo Nunez knocked in a run Monday in the Mets spring game against the Marlins.
It was the lone run the Mets would score on the day, with the game ending in a 1-1 tie. It was the fifth RBI for Nunez, which gives him the team-lead for the spring, to go along with a .320 average (8-for-25) and a .393 OBP.