2B,3B,SS - NYM
Jonathan Villar went 1-for-4 with one run scored, one RBI, one walk, one home run, and two strikeouts.
Villar is filling in at shortstop for the injured Fransisco Lindor. He's mired in a 6-for-39 slump which dates back to the beginning of the month, and the speedster hasn't stolen a base since June 16th.
Jonathan Villar went 2-for-4 with two runs scored, two RBIs, two home runs, and one strikeout.
Villar has been bumped to seventh in the order now that Brandon Nimmo is healthy. He's getting regular at-bats, playing third, but that could end when J.D. Davis returns. The homers were Villar's first hits since returning from the IL on July Fourth.
The Mets will activate third baseman Jonathan Villar from the 10-day injured list prior to Game 2 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Yankees.
The 30-year-old has been out since June 25th with a right calf strain. Through 61 games, Villar is slashing .246/.333/.410 with six homers, 15 RBI, 22 walks, 50 strikeouts, and eight stolen bases.
Mets manager Luis Rojas thinks Jonathan Villar (calf) could return this weekend against the Yankees.
Villar was playing well before going down. Once he returns the Mets will likely utilize him as their everyday third baseman until J.D. Davis is back as well.
Jonathan Villar will begin a rehab assignment on Wednesday with Triple-A Syracuse.
Villar will be joined by J.D. Davis on the rehab assignment. Villar has been sidelined since June 22 due to a right calf strain.