Francisco Lindor exits Mets game early with potential injury

A fully healthy group of position players lasted all of four-and-a-half innings for the Mets.

After getting J.D. Davis back following a length stint on the injured list, Francisco Lindor was lost to an apparent injury in the fifth inning of the Mets’ games in Pittsburgh on Friday night.

The high-priced shortstop grabbed at his right side after hitting a ground ball to second. He lightly jogged to first base and was replaced in the following inning by Luis Guillorme.

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The 27-year-old Lindor, who signed a 10 year, $341 million contract extension in the offseason, singled in his first at-bat, before grounding out in his next two trips to the plate.

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The Mets were overwhelmed by injuries in the first half of the season. One of the few players not to miss time was Lindor — but now that could change.

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