Luis Guillorme to get MRI as Mets haven’t rule out Brett Baty

Simply two days after leaving the sport with soreness in his left aspect, Eduardo Escobar returned. However the Mets could have misplaced Luis Guillorme for a while on Sunday. 

Escobar changed Guillorme at third base within the prime of the fifth inning of the Mets’ 6-0 victory over the Phillies after Guillorme pulled up lame rounding third base within the backside of the fourth. The Mets recognized it as left groin tightness. Guillorme will bear an MRI examination on Monday. 

“We’ll see the way it goes tomorrow. It’s tight,” Guillorme stated. He stated he felt the groin seize as he rounded third and scored a run. 

Escobar went 0-for-2 on the plate. Earlier than the sport, he stated he was feeling higher, however there was nonetheless some soreness hitting from the suitable aspect, by far the change hitter’s higher aspect. He solely batted left-handed within the victory. 

“I used to be scared,” Escobar stated by a translator. “An indirect isn’t like a hamstring, the place it’s a sure period of time you’re feeling you’ll be out. With an indirect, it could be three months. From tales that I’ve heard from different gamers who’ve gone by it, it’s been some time to get better, and that’s what I didn’t need.” 

Luis Guillorme reacts after scoring, and injuring his groin, within the fourth inning.
Jason Szenes
The Mets haven't ruled out calling up Brett Baty.
The Mets haven’t dominated out calling up Brett Baty.
Corey Sipkin for the NY POST

Luckily for Escobar and the Mets, he solely missed a couple of days. However now they’ve Guillorme’s groin to fret about. The 2 infielders have been platooning at third base.

The Mets haven’t dominated out the opportunity of selling Brett Baty from Double-A Binghamton to fill the necessity at third base, according to The Post’s Mike Puma. The previous first-round choose is hitting .312/.406/.544 with a .950 OPS, and is ranked as MLB’s No. 18 general prospect.

Supervisor Buck Showalter stated catcher James McCann will begin behind the plate Monday evening to open the sequence towards the Braves. McCann drove in a run with a single on Sunday and Showalter desires to get him in additional of a rhythm after beginning Tomas Nido Friday and Saturday. 

With a first-inning, run-scoring single Francisco Lindor turned the Mets’ franchise chief in RBIs by a shortstop with 82. Jose Reyes held the earlier mark of 81 set in 2006. 

Zack Wheeler was tagged for six earned runs in six innings by the Mets. It was probably the most the Phillies’ right-hander had allowed towards his former staff in 11 begins. 

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