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Nimmo sustains partially torn tendon in foot

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Mets outfielder and top prospect Brandon Nimmo has a partially torn tendon in his left foot, the club announced on Friday.

Nimmo, picked by the Mets in the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft, received an injection and has been placed in a walking boot. The Mets said Nimmo will be evaluated again in 10 days.

Mets outfielder and top prospect Brandon Nimmo has a partially torn tendon in his left foot, the club announced on Friday.

Nimmo, picked by the Mets in the first round of the 2011 MLB Draft, received an injection and has been placed in a walking boot. The Mets said Nimmo will be evaluated again in 10 days.

Nimmo played 104 games in the Minors last season and batted .269/.362/.372 with five homers and 16 doubles. He was added to the Mets' 40-man roster in November.

Jamal Collier is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @jamalcollier.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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