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Brandon Nimmo | Outfielder | #9

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (24) / 3/27/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 206
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (13) / NYM
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Brandon Nimmo stopped his rehab over the weekend due to a knee issue.
Nimmo's right hamstring no longer appears to be a problem, but now he has a new injury to deal with. It's unclear how long it might keep him sidelined. May 8 - 5:15 PM

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Brandon Nimmo (hamstring) had a double, two RBI, and three runs scored Wednesday in his first rehab game with High-A St. Lucie.

Nimmo strained his right hamstring back in early March while playing for Team Italy in the World Baseball Classic and then reaggravated the injury when he returned to Mets camp. But it looks like he's recovered now. The former first-round pick is likely to be stationed at Triple-A Las Vegas when the Mets activate him off the major league disabled list.
Apr 27 - 9:43 AM

Mets placed OF Brandon Nimmo on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.

He suffered the injury during the World Baseball Classic. Nimmo still isn't ready to play in games and it's unclear when he will be.
Apr 2 - 2:05 PM

Mets manager Terry Collins said Thursday that Brandon Nimmo (hamstring) is not close to returning to game action.

Nimmo had a good shot at a bench spot going into spring training, but it's looking like he might be headed for the disabled list. It could open up a spot for Michael Conforto.
Mar 24 - 11:25 AM

Brandon Nimmo aggravated his strained right hamstring during running drills on Friday.

That's going to push his timetable back a few days. Nimmo first suffered the injury while playing for Italy at the World Baseball Classic. This isn't going to help his already slim chances of making the Mets' Opening Day roster.
Mar 18 - 4:15 PM

Brandon Nimmo (hamstring) could return to Grapefruit League action on Saturday.

Nimmo suffered a strained right hamstring last weekend while representing Team Italy in the World Baseball Classic, but he ran and hit on Wednesday and reported feeling strong on Thursday. The former first-round pick is projected to open the 2017 season at Triple-A Las Vegas.
Mar 16 - 3:51 PM

Brandon Nimmo (hamstring) ran and hit on Wednesday in Mets camp.

And he came out of that workout feeling strong. Nimmo suffered a right hamstring strain last weekend while playing for Team Italy in the World Baseball Classic, but it's obviously not too serious. The young outfielder is expected to open the 2017 regular season with Triple-A Las Vegas.
Mar 16 - 8:51 AM

Brandon Nimmo (hamstring) believes he could be ready for Opening Day.

Nimmo suffered a right hamstring strain during Sunday while playing for Italy in the World Baseball Classic, but the injury is apparently not as bad as initially believed. That's good news, but he's expected to begin the year with Triple-A Las Vegas.
Mar 15 - 9:01 AM

Brandon Nimmo suffered a right hamstring strain during Sunday's World Baseball Classic game against Puerto Rico.

The young outfielder is expected to be sidelined for a few weeks with the injury. While he wasn't expected to make the Mets' Opening Day roster anyway, we can now officially rule out that possibility.
Source: Mets.mlb.com
Mar 12 - 8:39 PM

Brandon Nimmo went 3-for-3 off the bench Thursday against the Marlins.

Nimmo doesn't have much left to prove in the minors after hitting .352/.423/.541 in 392 at-bats in Triple-A last year, but the Mets certainly don't have any room for him after retaining both Yoenis Cespedes and Jay Bruce over the winter. The 2011 first-round pick is due to return to Vegas.
Mar 2 - 5:00 PM

Mets recalled OF Brandon Nimmo from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Nimmo has batted .237/.297/.288 over his first 64 plate appearances in the majors and he's back now that Vegas' season has concluded. The 2011 first-rounder hit .352/.423/.541 with 11 homers over 97 games this season in Triple-A.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 10:46:00 AM

Mets minor league OF Brandon Nimmo provided three hits Tuesday in Triple-A Las Vegas' loss to El Paso.

He finished a triple shy of the cycle. Nimmo has really found his stride lately, hitting .464 with two homers and six RBI during his seven-game hitting streak. The 23-year-old leads the Pacific Coast League in both batting average (.351) and on base percentage (.424) and also ranks second in OPS (.975) and sixth in slugging percentage (.550). The Mets' outfield is getting a little crowded but there's still a good chance we'll see Nimmo return to the major leagues at some point next month.
Source: MILB.com
Wed, Aug 31, 2016 03:34:00 PM

Mets optioned OF Brandon Nimmo to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Nimmo was only up in the majors for a handful of days this time around and went 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in the one game he started. The 23-year-old former first-round pick is batting .237/.297/.288 over his first 64 major league plate appearances.
Tue, Aug 9, 2016 10:40:00 PM

Mets optioned OF Brandon Nimmo to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Nimmo was going to be squeezed out of playing time after Monday's acquisition of Jay Bruce, so he'll head back to Triple-A so that he can get regular at-bats. He should get another chance relatively soon.
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 03:46:00 PM

According to Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports, Mets outfield prospect Brandon Nimmo will be part of the package heading to Cincinnati for Jay Bruce.

But the deal has not been finalized yet, so this is very much a fluid situation. Nimmo, the 13th overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft, has batted .236/.300/.291 over his first 60 major league plate appearances this season. He was slashing .336/.409/.517 with seven homers and six stolen bases in 72 games with Triple-A Las Vegas.
Mon, Aug 1, 2016 12:35:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Rene Rivera
1B1Lucas Duda
2Wilmer Flores
2B1Neil Walker
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Matt Reynolds
3B1David Wright
2Jose Reyes
3T.J. Rivera
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Curtis Granderson
2Juan Lagares
RF1Jay Bruce
2Michael Conforto
3Brandon Nimmo
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Noah Syndergaard
2Jacob deGrom
3Matt Harvey
4Steven Matz
5Zack Wheeler
6Robert Gsellman
7Tommy Milone
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeurys Familia
2Addison Reed
3Fernando Salas
4Jerry Blevins
5Josh Edgin
6Paul Sewald
7Seth Lugo
8Neil Ramirez
9Tyler Pill