Mets 3B J.D. Davis Remains Out of Lineup On Thursday

The New York Mets released the lineup for their home opener against the Marlins, and not listed is third baseman, J.D. Davis.

Davis took a pitch off his left hand during his at-bat in Tuesday’s game against the Phillies. While he was forced to leave the game, multiple X-rays afterward did not show any structural damage.  Unfortunately, he’s still dealing with a contusion after being struck, and his status is considered to be day-to-day. At this point, there are no signs that suggest he’s a candidate for the 10-day injury list.

Backup infielder Jonathan Villar will take his place and bat sixth in the order.

As for the game itself, New York is 16-6 at home in their last 22 meetings with Miami. Taijuan Walker, who was signed as a free agent, will get the start for the Mets, and Nick Neidert’ll oppose him for the Marlins.

New York is as high as a -198 favorite, and they continue to attract plenty of attention as they’re getting 65% of the money on 39% of the tickets that are being written. Perhaps that’s to be expected with the Marlins limping in on a three-game losing streak after being swept by the St. Louis Cardinals.

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