FILLADELFHYA – Tracking X-rays on the left side of JD Davis were negative.
Davis came out with a previous game that was initially described as a complication in the hand, after he was knocked out of the field. The X-rays were initially negative, but the Mets wanted him to take another test so as not to miss a thing.
Luis Guillorme started Wednesday in place of Davis at third base.
“I just take it day by day and the swelling is the waiting game,” Davis said earlier Mets’ 8-2 defeat of the Phillies on Tuesday.
Jonathan Villar started in the second base as part of a plan to keep the old infielder. As a result Jeff McNeil was on the bench.
“There is depth to this team,” manager Luis Rojas said. “Guys can come and start a game and help us win.”
Rojas said he prefers Guillorme to Villar on a third basis because Guillorme’s experience is in position. He acknowledged the fact that the Phillies are a series of mostly real-world characters. Villar (who finished 3-for-5) has been active in spring training in the third division, but has not played a regular role since 2015.
Rojas has yet to complete its launch plans as of Sunday. Taijuan Walker, Jacob deGrom and Marcus Stroman are the three planned festivals for the Mets, which have a Friday following the opening of the house.