Tomas Nido got here again from the injured checklist for one begin Friday night time, solely to land proper again on it 4 days later with the identical damage.
The Mets positioned Nido on the 10-day injured checklist Tuesday with a left thumb sprain after the catcher continued to really feel the results of it following a test swing on Friday.
“It felt higher for him as he did his rehab and the development to get into video games,” Rojas mentioned earlier than the Mets’ doubleheader sweep over the Marlins at Citi Discipline. “However that first sport when he performed, particularly when he took the test swing in one of many at-bats Friday, he felt it.”
Nido sat out Saturday’s and Sunday’s video games, however with an off day Monday, the Mets thought he would be capable of begin Tuesday.
“Nevertheless it simply didn’t change from what he felt Friday,” Rojas mentioned.
The Mets referred to as up Probability Sisco, who walked to begin the ninth-inning rally in Recreation 1, whereas Patrick Mazeika began each ends of the doubleheader behind the plate.
Jeff McNeil acquired the brunt of a collision with Conforto within the sixth inning on a pop-up to shallow proper discipline. He dove and appeared to take Conforto’s glove to his head — earlier than Conforto tumbled over him — however after briefly staying down on the sphere, remained within the sport.
“We had been frightened [at first],” Rojas mentioned. “[But] he mentioned he was nice.”
Baez pinch hit for him within the eighth inning as a result of the Mets preferred the matchup, however McNeil began Recreation 2 in left discipline.
Earlier than the nightcap, the Mets activated infielder Luis Guillorme (hamstring pressure) off the 10-day IL and optioned Brandon Drury to Triple-A Syracuse.
In addition they recalled reliever Yennsy Diaz because the twenty seventh man for the doubleheader.