Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo, who has not played since May, is getting close to being activated from the IL. Here are the latest updates...
Aug. 25, 6:16 PM:
After taking an 0-for-4 game in a rehab assignment with Syracuse on Friday, Nimmo got Saturday off but was back in the Triple-A lineup on Sunday, once again leading off and playing center field.
Nimmo went 3-for-4 with two RBI, knocking in runs with a double in the third and a single in the sixth. He's played in six games with Syracuse since re-starting his rehab assignment on Aug. 16, going 6-for-20 with two walks and three RBI. There is still no set date on his return, though he appears to be getting closer to a return to Queens.
Aug. 23, 3:13 PM:
Nimmo is in center field and leading off for Triple-A Syracuse on Friday night after getting the day off on Thursday.
While Nimmo is getting closer to a return, it doesn't seem like his activation is imminent.
Aug. 21, 11:17 PM:
Nimmo went 0-for-3 as he continued his rehab assignment with Syracuse.
Aug. 20, 3:08 PM:
Nimmo is taking the final step in his road back from injury, joining Triple-A Syracuse as he continues his rehab assignment, SNY's Andy Martino reports. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said before Tuesday night's game that there is no set number of games that Nimmo is expected to play in Triple-A, noting that they will rely on him to tell them when he feels ready at the plate and in the outfield.
Aug. 16, 9:41 PM:
Nimmo (back) began his rehab assignment with High-A St. Lucie, serving as the DH on Aug. 16.
The 26-year-old Nimmo has been out since May 21.