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Mets' Brandon Nimmo: Collects three hits

Nimmo went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored in Monday's 6-0 win over Miami. Nimmo doubled and scored in the first inning and later crossed home again in the fifth. He has five multi-hit performances over his last 10 games, going 12-for-41 (.293) with eight runs scored. Nimmo improved his season slash line to .269/.364/.414 with 20 extra-base hits and 39 runs scored through 266 plate appearances. The 29-year-old has just one homer in his last 47 games.

Mets center fielder Brandon Nimmo turning into Gold Glove contender

What began as a far-off, unrealistic goal has never seemed more obtainable. At the start of last season, Tony Tarasco, then the Mets’ first-base and outfield coach, told Brandon Nimmo to envision the year ending with him winning a Gold Glove. At the time Nimmo was coming off a shortened 2020 season in which he became the everyday center fielder and struggled on defense nearly every day. Of 39 qualified center fielders in 2020, Nimmo was ranked 39th in outs above average, a comprehensive metric that evaluates defenders. The visualizing did not have a payoff in 2021. But pining for gold is becoming...
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Why Mets’ Brandon Nimmo played through injury: ‘I need to be there’

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The easiest thing for Brandon Nimmo would have been to take two weeks off, allowing his wrist to heal and ensuring his numbers wouldn’t suffer.  But that is not part of the Mets outfielder’s DNA.  Nimmo has struggled at the plate after a late-May sprained right wrist forced him to miss games and receive a cortisone injection. But the first sign of a resurgence may have occurred Friday night, when he reached base three times, which included a homer and double for three RBIs.  Nimmo had entered the night 3-for-29 (.103) in June without an extra-base hit.  “[The wrist] definitely played...

Brandon Nimmo Homers, Records Three RBIs in Win Over Angels

Brandon Nimmo had himself a night for the Mets on Friday. Taking on the Angels in the first game of a three-game series, the Mets’ bats got hot again in a 7-3 win and Nimmo led the way. Entering Friday’s game with three hits in his last nine games...