Kirk headed for MRI on ailing knee

March, 4, 2013
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Kirk Nieuwenhuis, who suffered a left-knee injury on a steal Sunday, will undergo an MRI this morning to help gauge the severity of the injury.

A day after the issue arose, Nieuwenhuis said the knee felt similar.

Nieuwenhuis will be examined in Florida and will not need to travel to New York.

"I mean, I can put weight on it and stuff like that," Nieuwenhuis said.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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