Luis Rojas described Jed Lowrie as “full-go” for Sunday afternoon’s workout and simulated game. The Mets probably hope there is another level he can get to after Lowrie, sporting what he called his “functional” brace, gingerly ran the bases and seemed to be favoring his injured left side that still remains a mystery.
But at least the oft-injured veteran infielder was on the field, getting two at-bats against live pitching, trying to push past the issues that have kept him sidelined as a Met.
“It’s frustrating. Obviously, it hasn’t gone as expected,” the 36-year-old Lowrie said on a Sunday night Zoom video call from Citi Field on the third day of spring training 2.0. “But listen, I’m going to focus on whatever I can do and whatever they can ask me to do, because we have this 60-game sprint. … My hope is that as I continue to do these strengthening exercises, I can increase that workload. But we’ll kind of have to play that day by day, see how it reacts, see how the treatment is helping.”
Lowrie, who signed a two-year, $20 million contract prior to last season, danced around what the injury he’s dealing with is, saying he doesn’t want to be…