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Mets outfielder Floyd lands on disabled list

NEW YORK -- The New York Mets placed left fielder Cliff
Floyd on the disabled list Saturday night because of a sprained
left ankle.

Floyd was injured June 6 at Los Angeles running the bases in the
top of the second inning and had to be helped off the field. His DL
assignment is retroactive to June 7.

Floyd reported soreness in the ankle Friday night and there was
no change on Saturday.

"I have no idea when I'll play," he said before the Mets' game
against Baltimore. "It's the same and I am frustrated."

Manager Willie Randolph said the DL assignment had been under
discussion for a few days.

"He's not ready," Randolph said. "I want Cliff to be as close
to 100 percent as he can be before he plays. He's the only one who
can tell me that."

Floyd was hitting .238 in 51 games with six home runs and 19
RBIs.

Outfielder Xavier Nady, placed on the DL on May 30 because of an
appendicitis, will complete a rehab program at Triple-A Norfolk
this weekend and is expected to rejoin the Mets on Monday or
Tuesday.