New York Mets' Angel Pagan #16 drives in two runs...

New York Mets' Angel Pagan #16 drives in two runs in the fifth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citi Field in New York. (July 19, 2011) Credit: John Dunn

Angel Pagan returned to the lineup Friday after leaving Wednesday's game and sitting Thursday with back spasms.


The Mets have until midnight Monday to sign first-round pick Brandon Nimmo, and all indications point to him signing by the deadline.