Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/22/13
Lucas Duda has an injured side muscle, and will meet with team doctors at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, Terry Collins told reporters on Saturday. Duda has been dealing with soreness from yesterday’s game in Atlanta and when he arrived at Citizens Bank Park this morning for treatment, the pain continued and the decision was made to send him to New York. “He was pretty sore yesterday when the game was over and was still sore today,” Collins told reporters. As a result, Daniel Murphy will shift from second base and start at first base while Jordany Valdespin will get the start at second base. Collins added that Josh Satin will start at first base tomorrow. Collins said the Mets might consider promoting Ike Davis if Duda needs to go on the disabled list. “If Lucas has to go on the disabled list, Ike’s got to be certainly in the conversation,” Collins said. Davis walloped two more home runs for the Las Vegas 51s on Friday night, despite a 5-3 loss to the Tucson Sidewinder...
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