Brandon Nimmo week-to-week with ankle and knee sprains

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Opening Day is in jeopardy for Brandon Nimmo.

The Mets have avoided the worst with the centerfielder, who left a Grapefruit League game with an ankle injury Friday night. Imaging showed taken Saturday morning showed a low-grade sprain to his right knee and ankle and he’s considered week-to-week.

General manager Billy Eppler says the club is relieved to see no structural damages to Nimmo’s ankle or knee. A week-to-week timeline doesn’t sound promising and it does mean he probably won’t be ready to start the season but Eppler seemed to have some optimism with a little under two weeks left in spring training.

Nimmo was injured sliding into second base Friday night against the Miami Marlins at Clover Park. He appeared to jam his knee awkwardly and m...

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