Mets Get Bad News on J.D. Davis Injury Update

Adam Taylor McKillop
The New York Mets got bad news with J.D. Davis' slow injury rehab as the 3B is still wearing a splint.
The New York Mets got bad news with J.D. Davis' slow injury rehab as the 3B is still wearing a splint. / Mitchell Leff/Getty Images
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The New York Mets continue battling injury adversity in 2021 and maintain a 3.5-game lead in the NL East through June 7. However, this offense has been missing a key contributor in third baseman J.D. David since May 1. The bad news keeps rolling in as Davis appears nowhere near a return.

Davis originally went to the 10-day Injured List at the beginning of May with a sprained left hand. He's started and stopped rehab assignments several times since then and is still seen wearing a splint on his injured left hand. According to recent reports, Davis hasn't been swinging a bat, which shows his rehab is taking much longer than anticipated.

J.D. Davis Injury Update

Davis was a revelation through the first 14 games of the 2021 season. The righty hitter owns a .390/.479/.610 slash line through 41 at-bats including 2 home runs, 7 RBIs and 3 doubles.

But, with Davis still donning this splint, there's no telling when he'll be back on the diamond.

The Mets continue winning ballgames despite the barrage of injuries. New York owns a 29-23 overall record and sits with +950 odds to win the World Series, according to the latest MLB odds on FanDuel Sportsbook.


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