WASHINGTON — Michael Conforto is getting the remainder of the season off.
A day after returning from a two-day break because of left hamstring discomfort, the outfielder was placed on the injured list Thursday. Luis Guillorme was recalled from the team’s alternate training site to take Conforto’s roster spot.
Conforto aggravated the hamstring, according to manager Luis Rojas, while trying to beat out an infield grounder in his final at-bat against the Rays on Wednesday.
Conforto finished the season with a .927 OPS in 54 games, helping anchor a largely productive Mets lineup. Conforto’s .412 on-base percentage was a career high.
“He had a great regular season, he was solid throughout,” Rojas said. “Offensively, his numbers were there, he was unbelievable...