CINCINNATI — Jeff McNeil left the Mets’ sport Wednesday after attempting to beat out an infield grounder within the eighth inning, however supervisor Luis Rojas quelled any damage issues, saying the infielder merely was fatigued.
“He’s performed six in a row, with this one on the highway journey, all of the video games,” Rojas mentioned after the Mets beat the Reds 7-0 at Nice American Ball Park. “He simply got here again and I talked to him about it as a result of he tried to put it out and he was just a bit fatigued. We simply eliminated him from the sport. We’ve guys which are recent.”
Requested if there have been any particular bodily situation related to the fatigue, Rojas mentioned there wasn’t.
“No soreness,” Rojas mentioned.
McNeil spent over a month on the injured record after straining his left hamstring working the bases in Might. Rojas mentioned that performed into the equation of eradicating him from this newest sport.
“It was all a precautionary determination in the meanwhile,” Rojas mentioned.
A choice hasn’t been reached on Carlos Carrasco’s subsequent step, a day after the right-hander allowed three homers in simply 1 ²/₃ innings in a rehab begin for Triple-A Syracuse. The Mets have thought of pitching Carrasco on Sunday towards the Blue Jays at Citi Area, after solely two rehab appearances in his comeback from a torn proper hamstring.
Carrasco’s command was his situation Tuesday, in accordance with Rojas.
“Three dwelling runs, he was off along with his command,” Rojas mentioned. “However stuff-wise he’s the identical since he’s been throwing the ball and we’ve had our reads behind catchers. No concern there so far as the place the stuff is.”
The Mets want a starter for Sunday and two extra for a doubleheader Monday towards the Braves. At this level, staff officers are leaning towards beginning Marcus Stroman on Tuesday in what can be a nine-inning sport.
Anthony Banda, Stephen Nogosek and Nick Tropeano are among the many candidates for beginning responsibility within the doubleheader.
Travis Blankenhorn and Tropeano have been recalled from Syracuse after Robert Inventory was positioned on the injured record with a proper hamstring pressure and Geoff Hartlieb was optioned. Blankenhorn offers the Mets one other backup infielder after Jose Peraza’s was positioned on the IL with a fractured proper center finger.
The Mets traded outfielder Billy McKinney to the Dodgers for outfielder Carlos Rincon and money concerns. Rincon was assigned to Double-A Binghamton. McKinney had been designated for task final week upon J.D. Davis’ return from the IL.
In one other organizational depth transfer, the Mets claimed right-handed pitcher Roel Ramirez off waivers from the Cardinals and assigned him to Syracuse. Ramirez appeared in a single sport for the Cardinals in every of the previous two seasons.