“Listen, this has kind of been a topic for a while,” said Lowrie, who the Mets said was dealing with left knee soreness, which they didn’t expect to be a big deal, 17 months ago. “Like I said, I want to do everything I can, everything that the team is going to ask me to do to make sure that we are focused as a team on our goal.”
New York Mets manager Luis Rojas told the media on the first day of workouts that he’ll be keeping close tabs with the Mets’ performance staff.
“At this point, we’re in a 60-game sprint right now, and I don’t want to create any distractions,” he said Sunday. “I just want to mitigate everything that I can, manage it the best I can and do whatever I can do to help this team win in this short amount of time. Because we have such a talented group in here that I don’t want to create any distractions.”
When asked if Lowrie’s tenure with the Mets will cause any distractions in this abstract season, the veteran answered…
“That’s something that I’ll leave up to the Twitter-verse,” Lowrie said. “All I can say is I am doing, as a professional, everything I can to get on the field.”
Utility-man Jed Lowrie signed a two-year deal with the Mets prior to the 2019 season for $20M and has seven at bats with the Orange and Blue.