Mеts’ Duda, Whо Had Back Trоublе in 2016, Is Nоw Bоthеrеd bу His Hips

But the Mets’ plan to roll out their expected lineup for 2017 was not to be in an 8-6 loss to the Washington Nationals. First baseman Lucas Duda, who missed four months last season with a stress fracture in his back, sat out with stiffness in his hips. The injury has Manager Terry Collins concerned enough that he checked out his internal options, with Wilmer Flores starting at first.

Kеntuckу Wildcats Takе SEC Lеad With Rallу Past Flоrida Gatоrs

The Wildcats (24-5, 14-2) twice rallied from an 8-point deficit to win the pivotal matchup against the Gators (23-6, 13-3) before the final week of SEC play. And Kentucky can thank Monk, who scored 14 points during an 18-10 run that tied the game at 55 with 9 minutes 54 seconds remaining.