Mets expect Jeff McNeil to be back with team Sunday or Monday

Jeff McNeil, who’s been dealing with a strained left hamstring, could be again with the Mets in the coming times.

Even with participating in great baseball as of late, the Mets are continue to dealing with accidents to a amount of their top players. Jeff McNeil is one of the men and women who’s experienced to look at the winning from outside the diamond — he’s dealt with a strained left hamstring which is kept him out of important league play due to the fact Might sixteen.

His return is on the horizon however. Manager Luis Rojas revealed Thursday McNeil should be again with the staff either Sunday (against Washington) or Monday (against Atlanta).

McNeil has designed rehab appearances for Triple-A Syracuse as properly as Superior-A Brooklyn.

Jeff was batting .242 with 3 dwelling runs and eight RBIs by way of 31 important league online games prior to his stint on the wounded record. He’ll certainly add firepower to a Mets lineup which is won 5 of its previous seven online games — New York won two of 3 around San Diego prior to using 3 of four against the Cubs.

As considerably as the Mets’ next base posture is concerned, Jose Peraza has performed 26 online games at that spot with significantly of that motion coming in the previous thirty day period or so amid McNeil’s absence. In 33 total online games this period, Peraza has strike four dwelling runs with 12 RBIs when batting .202.

The Amazins commence a four-game street series with the Nationals (which will include things like a Saturday doubleheader) Friday evening at seven:05 p.m. ET. Joey Lucchesi normally takes the mound against Erick Fedde and Washington.