Washington Nationals: Storylines to watch this weekend in Queens

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 19: Manager Terry Collins
MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 19: Manager Terry Collins /
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Nimmo finding his way on base

With all of the injuries the Mets have had on offense, there aren’t many players that have stood out for them since the All-Star break. With that being said, one player to watch for New York is outfielder Brandon Nimmo, who has a chance to make a good impression going into next year

Over his last 28 games, Nimmo only has a .264 batting average, but he is finding a way to get o base consistently. He has a .405 on-base percentage in that span and his .434 OBP is the second highest on the Mets in September (Asdrubal Cabrera is first (.441).

When you look at Nimmo’s numbers, he has not provided many extra-base hits for the Mets. This year, he has seven doubles and four home runs to go with 26 singles. Despite the lack of power, the ability to get on base and draw walks (25 since the All-Star break) can go a long way.

Nimmo is 8-for-25 (.320) against the Washington Nationals this season with a home run and two RBI’s. The only other two teams that he has home runs against this year are the Marlins and the Cincinnati Reds (two). That home run came against Tanner Roark and he’s 2-for-10 against Scherzer and Strasburg with four strikeouts in his career.