ATLANTA (AP) — Taijuan Walker left the New York Mets’ game against the Atlanta Braves on Monday night with tightness in his left side.
Walker pitched only three innings, allowing one hit and no runs, before leaving the game. The right-hander’s injury is only the latest for the Mets, who added two regulars to the injured list before the game and already have ace starter Jacob deGrom recovering from right side tightness.
The Mets placed outfielder Michael Conforto and second baseman Jeff McNeil on the 10-day IL with hamstring injuries.
There was no immediate update on the severity of Walker’s injury. Right-hander Sean Reid-Foley replaced Walker to start the fourth inning.