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UPDATE: Mets prospect Brett Baty day-to-day with right thumb inflammation

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  • Kyle Evans 

The New York Mets provided an update on their prospect Brett Baty on Wednesday morning after he left Tuesday’s game at Triple-A Syracuse with right thumb soreness.

Baty had tests done and they revealed no structural damage, the team said. He is listed as day-to-day with right thumb inflammation.


ORIGINAL STORY:

New York Mets No. 2 prospect Brett Baty is scheduled to undergo imaging tests after injuring his right thumb in Tuesday’s game at Triple-A Syracuse.

The 23-year-old required surgery for a torn ligament in that same thumb last September. This latest issue is being called right thumb soreness for now.

Baty started the season in Syracuse after losing the third-base job to Eduardo Escobar in spring training. He had gotten off to a strong start to the season, going 5-for-14 with two home runs and a stolen base in three games.