Michael Conforto collided with Jeff McNeil on the warning monitor in right-center whereas they tried to meet up with Anthony Rendon ’s RBI triple within the fourth inning of the Mets’ 7-6 comeback victory over the Nationals on Friday evening at Citi Subject.
It was a scary sight, since Conforto, who had the game-winning RBI single within the backside of the ninth, has missed time due to a concussion, however he stated he was OK.
“I do know the trainers had been involved,’’ Conforto stated. “I didn’t really feel something. I knew I obtained hit within the head. I used to be simply making an attempt to make a play. Truthfully, I believe I took a nasty path to that ball and tried to make up for it and make a [diving] play. I felt wonderful, simply scraped up somewhat bit.”
Pete Alonso homered for a fourth straight sport, the primary Met to take action since Curtis Granderson did it in 2016. Richard Hidalgo holds the franchise mark by hitting a house run in 5 consecutive video games, set in 2004. Alonso additionally broke Lucas Duda’s mark along with his 20th homer at Citi Subject. Duda had 19 in 2015.
Common supervisor Brodie Van Wagenen added each Brad Brach and Joe Panik this week as his staff makes an sudden second-half run.
“If we simply take it sooner or later at a time and never lose our focus, then we’re ready to manage our personal future,’’ the GM stated earlier than the staff’s thrilling victory.
Brandon Nimmo, who was positioned on the 60-day IL to make room for Brach on the roster, stays in Port St. Lucie getting back from a bulging disk in his neck and is “going via baseball actions,’’ Van Wagenen stated.
Requested if Nimmo may return subsequent month, Van Wagenen stated: “We’ll see how these baseball actions progress.’’
Callaway stated Nimmo was nonetheless being checked out on a day-to-day foundation and there was no date for the beginning of a possible rehab project but.”
The Mets had their streak of scoring within the first inning in seven straight video games snapped on Friday.
J.D. Davis, who hit a solo homer, has reached base in 17 straight residence video games. In his previous 20 video games total, he’s 20-for-63 with a 1.194 OPS. What’s been most shocking in regards to the righty hitting Davis has been his numbers in opposition to right-handed pitching. Getting into Friday, Davis has an OPS of .875 versus righties versus .737 over his profession.