Jeff McNeil Exits Mets' Game Monday With Calf Cramp

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The New York Mets can't seem to get a break as injuries creep up again in Monday night's game against the Miami Marlins.

After veteran second baseman Robinson Cano was placed on the injured list, left-fielder Jeff McNeil was removed at the top of the third inning in game two of Monday's double header.

McNeil appeared to be grabbing the back of his right knee, near his calf before being subbed out by team manager Mickey Callaway and trainer Brian Chicklo.

Fortunately the Mets seem to have dodged a bullet here, as it's been confirmed that the utility-man was just dealing with calf cramps.

In the Mets' 6-2 game one victory against the Marlins, McNeil recorded a pair of hits and an RBI in five at-bats. Before exiting Monday's game, he was able to drive in a run.

McNeil holds a .336 AVG with 49 RBI and 13 homers for the Mets this season, so losing him would be a devastating blow to a team looking for a second half push.