Brandon Nimmo confident he won't miss time beyond 'a few days' with quad injury

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Brandon Nimmo gave Mets fans a scare on Wednesday when he left the series finale against the Brewers with a quad injury.

But the center fielder is confident that it won’t be a long absence, and the day off on Thursday will help that hope along.

“This could be just a few days kind of thing than a few weeks,” Nimmo said. “I know if I catch things early, I can heal really fast. So that’s the decision that was made.”

New York is already down a key outfielder in Starling Marte, so losing Nimmo would be a big blow to a Mets team desperately trying to hold off the Braves in the NL East. Nimmo, who came up lame running in after a shallow fly ball, doesn’t sound too concerned.

“It already is feeling a little bit better from when I first did it,” Nimmo said. “So that’s encouraging.”

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