Brandon Nimmo, outfielder, was activated from the COVID-19 injured list but not in the New York Mets’ lineup

NEW YORK — Mets outfielder Brandon NimmoAlthough he was on the COVID-19 Injured List, he wasn't available in New York for the doubleheader opener against The. San Francisco GiantsTuesday

New York's lineup was not announced until about 30 minutes before the first pitch. The team was still waiting to see whether Nimmo or other outfielders. Mark CanhaThey would be exempted from COVID-19 protocols. Canha was still on the injured list.

Canha and Nimmo were placed on the ILThe Mets home opener was last Friday. Glenn Sherlock, the bench coach, is currently away from the team. Buck Showalter, manager, said Tuesday that Sherlock “is not close” to returning.

Marci Canha, Canha's spouse, stated on Twitter that Mark has been vaccinated. Nimmo is currently not vaccinated. Players who have been vaccinated will be able to return to the roster according to the new labor agreement.

Nimmo, 29, batting.292 last season with a.401 on-base percentage. This year, he is hitting.333 with an.429 OBP (and a 1.137 OPS) this year.

Mets Ace Jacob deGromNext Monday, a new round will be done on Showalter's injured right shoulder. Showalter stated that the two-time NL Cy Young Award Winner is making progress as hoped.

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