McNeil is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Nationals.
Since the Mets have been eliminated from the postseason, manager Luis Rojas will rest a few of his everyday players in McNeil, Dominic Smith and J.D. Davis with little at stake in the regular-season finale. Assuming McNeil goes unused off the bench, he'll wrap up his third big-league season with a .311/.383/.454 slash line over 209 plate appearances.
McNeil went 2-for-4 with a pair of base hits Tuesday in the Mets' 5-2 win over the Rays.
Since homering in four consecutive games earlier this month, McNeil's power output has tailed off, but he's continued to rack up hits atop the Mets lineup. He's already turned in 10 multi-hit performances in 20 September games, good for a .405 average on the month.
McNeil (illness) will bat seventh and play left field Tuesday against the Phillies.
Gastrointestinal discomfort forced McNeil to make an early exit from Sunday's game against the Blue Jays, but the issue evidently hasn't lingered. He'll look to keep his excellent September going against the Phillies, as he owns a 1.300 OPS since the start of the month.
McNeil left Sunday's game against the Blue Jays with gastrointestinal discomfort, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.
McNeil was replaced defensively in the bottom of the fourth inning as a result of the issue. The Mets have a day off Monday, and it's unclear whether he'll be ready to return to action Tuesday.
McNeil went 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI,a walk and a run scored as he helped lead the Mets to a 7-6 over the Orioles on Wednesday.
McNeil got the Mets on the board in the second with a sharp line-drive RBI single to right and added on two more RBI in the fourth with a home run, his fourth in as many games. The 28-year-old appears to be zoned in at the plate as he's hitting .441/.525/.912 with four home runs and 10 RBI in nine games since September began.
McNeil went 2-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run Tuesday against the Orioles.
McNeil homered in his third consecutive game, accounting for each of his long balls this season. This time, he took Asher Wojciechowski deep in the eighth inning. Overall, McNeil is hitting .306/.378/.468 across 143 plate appearances.
McNeil went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and a walk Monday against the Phillies.
After failing to go deep in his first 33 games this season, McNeil has two homers in his past two starts. On Monday, he took David Phelps deep for a three-run shot in the seventh inning. Aside from his power, McNeil continues to make plenty of contact as he is currently hitting .298/.367/.438 across 139 plate appearances.
McNeil went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk Sunday in the Mets' 14-1 win over the Phillies.
McNeil provided one of five long balls on the day for the Mets, who came through with their best run output of the season against Phillies ace Aaron Nola. The 28-year-old has supplied hits in all but one of his last 10 games, going 14-for-38 (.368 average) with a home run, seven doubles, a 3:3 BB:K, five runs and four RBI over that stretch. He'll bat seventh and man left field for the fourth straight game in Monday's series finale.
McNeil went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored Tuesday against the Orioles.
McNeil extended his hitting streak to five games with this performance, during which he's gone 8-for-18 with four doubles an RBI and two runs scored. While his power has been nowhere to be found to this point in the season, McNeil has maintained a .289 batting average and .351 on-base percentage through 111 plate appearances.
McNeil went 2-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI in the 5-3 loss to Miami on Monday.
McNeil opened the scoring in the third inning, driving in Amed Rosario with a double to right field. The second baseman hit another two-bagger later in the game and is now hitting .269/.336/.344 on the season.
McNeil isn't in Saturday's lineup against the Yankees, Justin Toscano of The Bergen Record reports.
McNeil started both games of Friday's doubleheader, but he'll get a day off Saturday. Brandon Nimmo will shift to left field with Billy Hamilton starting in center field.
McNeil is starting at second base and hitting eighth during Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Marlins.
He has not played since Aug. 18 due to the Mets' COVID-19 postponements and due to a knee issue that had bothered him dating back a couple weeks. McNeil has not batted lower than third in the order this season and is 2-for-18 over his last six games.
McNeil is not starting Thursday against the Marlins, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
McNeil is situated on the bench for a second straight game, with Luis Guillorme picking up another start in his absence. There has been no word of any injury, though it's worth noting that McNeil returned from a knee issue earlier in the week and played in a pair of games before retreating to the bench.
McNeil is not starting Wednesday against the Marlins.
McNeil -- who returned from a minor knee injury earlier in the week -- will head to the bench Wednesday after starting the past two games and going 1-for-8 with an RBI. In his absence, the Mets are going with an outfield of Dominic Smith, Brandon Nimmo and Michael Conforto from left to right.
McNeil (knee) is starting Monday against the Marlins.
McNeil appeared in Sunday's game as a pinch hitter, but he'll return to the starting lineup for the first time since suffering a bone bruise Thursday. The 28-year-old is slashing .288/.353/.356 with four doubles and seven RBI this season.
McNeil (knee) is not in Sunday's lineup against the Phillies but is available off the bench, Justin Toscano of The Bergen Record reports.
He was available off the bench Saturday as well but was not used. With Dominic Smith, Andres Gimenez and Luis Guillorme all swinging hot bats, the Mets can afford to be a little patient with McNeil.
McNeil (knee) feels better but isn't in the lineup Friday against the Phillies, Tim Britton of The Athletic reports.
The 28-year-old was carted off the field Thursday and is considered day-to-day after being diagnosed with a bone bruise in his left knee, but a quick return Friday never seemed likely. McNeil isn't expected to require a trip to the injured list after his X-ray and MRI results came back clean, but he may not be available for the entire weekend series in Philadelphia.
McNeil (knee) is day-to-day with a bone bruise in his left knee, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
McNeil had to be carted off the field Thursday after colliding with the outfield wall, but it sounds like he avoided a potentially serious injury after his X-ray and MRI both came back clean. While the outfielder doesn't appear to be a candidate for the injured list, he'll likely miss at least a few games. According to Jon Heyman of MLB Network, the belief is that McNeil may be able to play in five days.
An X-ray on McNeil's knee Thursday came back negative, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.
McNeil had to be carted off the field after he crashed into the outfield wall following an impressive catch Thursday against the Nationals. It sounds like he may have escaped with a bad bruise, though the outfielder will undergo an MRI in the coming days to be sure.
McNeil (undisclosed) was carted off the field Thursday against the Nationals, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
McNeil slammed into the outfield wall after he made a spectacular catch at the warning track to end the first inning. He initially tried to walk back to the dugout but was forced to call for the cart after a few steps. Billy Hamilton entered the game in place of McNeil, whose status should be updated after he's further evaluated in the coming days.
|Last 7 Games|
|09/26||@ WAS||L 3-5||4||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/26||@ WAS||L 3-4||4||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|09/24||@ WAS||W 3-2||5||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/23||vs TB||L 5-8||3||1||1||0||0||1||0|
|09/22||vs TB||W 5-2||4||0||2||0||0||0||0|
|09/21||vs TB||L 1-2||4||0||2||0||1||0||0|
|09/20||vs ATL||L 0-7||2||0||0||0||0||1||0|
|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2014||AFA-St. Lucie Mets||58||207||31||51||8||2||1||13||22||25||2||2||.246||.329||.319|
|2014||AFX-Savannah Sand Gnats||59||232||38||77||20||2||2||38||20||34||15||3||.332||.401||.461|
|2015||AFA-St. Lucie Mets||119||468||80||146||18||6||1||40||35||59||16||5||.312||.373||.383|
|2017||AAA-Las Vegas 51s||18||71||12||18||5||0||1||6||3||10||2||0||.254||.295||.366|
|2017||AFA-St. Lucie Mets||30||105||13||34||7||0||3||15||7||19||2||2||.324||.388||.476|
|2018||AAA-Las Vegas 51s||31||125||23||46||10||2||5||28||14||19||3||0||.368||.427||.600|
|2018||AAX-Binghamton Rumble Po||57||214||49||70||16||3||14||43||22||23||3||0||.327||.403||.626|