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New York Mets put 3B J.D. Davis (hand) on IL

Apr 27, 2021; New York City, New York, USA; New York Mets third baseman J.D. Davis (28) at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Wendell Cruz-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Mets put third baseman J.D. Davis on the 10-day injured list Monday with a left hand sprain.

The Mets recalled Trevor Hildenberger from the team’s alternate training site. Davis’ stint on the IL is retroactive to Sunday.

Davis — along with outfielder Brandon Nimmo — left Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Nimmo (finger contusion) will be out of the lineup again Monday night when the Mets visit the St. Louis Cardinals.

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“Nimmo is better. Improving, but slowly. Not able to start. … His availability out of the bench, we shall see,” Mets manager Luis Rojas said Monday.

Davis is hitting .390/.479/.610 with two home runs and three doubles in 14 games this season. He’s driven in seven runs but has committed three errors.

–Field Level Media