Travis d'Arnaud

Johnson's double send Mets to 5-2 win over Marlins

Even when things are starting to fall into place for the surging New York Mets, another impactful injury casted a dark cloud over what should have been a jubilant clubhouse following one of the biggest wins of the year.

After Kelly Johnson's three-run double in the eighth inning broke a tie and lifted the Mets to a 5-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night, manager Terry Collins announced that second baseman Neil Walker would probably opt for season-ending surgery on a herniated disc in his back.

"After all the evidence has been gathered, he thinks that's where he's probably headed," Collins said.

Walker is expected to address the media on...