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Category: ‘Injuries’

Bobby Parnell Continues Rehab in Minor League Game
March 26th, 2015 at 9:29 AM
Bobby Parnell has often been the forgotten man in the New York Mets' bullpen. Just over a year ago, Parnell appeared to be firmly entrenched as the Mets' closer of the future. That lasted until Opening Day, when a poor outing and mysterious velocity dip led the Mets to send...

New York Mets Have Injury Concerns in Middle Infield
March 23rd, 2015 at 2:53 PM
As the calendar moves closer to Opening Day, teams are starting to finalize how their rosters will look. The New York Mets are doing just that, but their situation has become more complicated due to injuries in the middle infield. Daniel Murphy left Friday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals...

Vic Black Could Open Season on Disabled List
March 21st, 2015 at 12:18 PM
In all the hubbub surrounding Zack Wheeler's impending Tommy John surgery, a pitching injury that has slipped under the radar involves reliever Vic Black. Black hasn't pitched in several weeks and recently underwent an MRI that revealed weakness in his right shoulder. While Black believes he will be ready to...

Dillon Gee Will Rejoin Rotation After Zack Wheeler’s Injury
March 17th, 2015 at 11:11 AM
With Zack Wheeler staring down Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets now have an unexpected vacancy in their rotation. That opening will be filled (at least initially) by Dillon Gee, according to manager Terry Collins. Gee, who was on the outside looking in at the beginning of spring training,...

MRI Reveals Zack Wheeler Has Torn Ulnar Collateral Ligament
March 16th, 2015 at 10:39 AM
The New York Mets got some very bad news Monday morning. After initially downplaying the severity of an elbow injury to Zack Wheeler, the team sent him for an MRI exam. The exam came back revealing that Wheeler has a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament, a very significant injury....

Josh Edgin Done for Season with Tommy John Surgery Looming
March 15th, 2015 at 3:05 PM
As expected, the New York Mets will be down lefty Josh Edgin this season. Edgin has decided to undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. As a result of the surgery, Edgin will miss at least a full calendar year before being...

Zack Wheeler Scratched from Start with Blister, Elbow Tenderness
March 13th, 2015 at 9:40 PM
The New York Mets announced that Zack Wheeler, who was scheduled to start tomorrow's contest against the Washington Nationals, will be scratched from his start. The reason for the late scratch comes because Wheeler has a blister and a tender pitching elbow. The Mets believe that it is elbow tendonitis,...

Terry Collins Considering Going Without a Lefty in Bullpen
March 12th, 2015 at 8:40 PM
With Josh Edgin's status in doubt with an elbow injury, the left side of the New York Mets' bullpen is very shaky. Edgin has been shut down after complaining of elbow pain earlier in the week, and ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports that Tommy John surgery is on the...

Josh Edgin Set for MRI on Left Arm
March 10th, 2015 at 1:38 PM
The New York Mets are perilously thin on the left side of their bullpen, and they may have a big problem on their hands now. Josh Edgin, the one lefty assured of a spot in the unit, is set to undergo an MRI on his left arm. ESPN New York's...

Lucas Duda Suffers Mild Oblique Strain in Camp
February 24th, 2015 at 1:21 PM
The New York Mets have their first injury issue of the 2015 campaign. First baseman Lucas Duda will get a couple of days off after suffering a strained left oblique, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Mets' skipper Terry Collins told Rubin that he believes Duda suffered the injury as...

Terry Collins Plans on Using Matt Harvey in First Week of Season
February 22nd, 2015 at 5:02 PM
For a few weeks now, the New York Mets have indicated they wanted to hold out Matt Harvey for the first week of the season. GM Sandy Alderson told reporters a few weeks ago that the team was planning on holding out Harvey until April 13th, which will be Opening...

Matt Harvey Arrives in Port St. Lucie Feeling Good
February 9th, 2015 at 11:05 AM
The report date for pitchers and catchers is still over a week away for the New York Mets, but one prominent member of the pitching staff made his way to Port St. Lucie early. Matt Harvey arrived in spring training today and told SNY that he is feeling healthy and...

New York Mets Planning on Debuting Matt Harvey in Home Opener
February 5th, 2015 at 2:51 PM
Matt Harvey's return has been one of the biggest storylines for the New York Mets this winter. After seeing Harvey miss the entire 2014 season while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, fans have eagerly awaited news of when he will take the mound in a big league game. Harvey has...

Jonathon Niese Began Offseason Throwing Program Two Weeks Ago
December 30th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
It's certainly been an interesting offseason for New York Mets' left handed Jonathon Niese. Niese, who is under contract through 2016 with two more option years after that, has found himself on the trade block as the Mets look to clear up a logjam in their starting rotation. There was...

Matt Harvey Aiming to Face Hitters on February 1st
December 4th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
Matt Harvey is set to return next season from Tommy John surgery, but the big story surrounding his return is hs new innings limit. There has been a ton of speculation that the Mets will want to limit Harvey's innings to protect him from re-injury. A lot of options had...

Matt Harvey’s Innings Limits Could Pose Problem for 2015 Mets
November 15th, 2014 at 3:07 PM
The New York Mets and their fans are thrilled to see Matt Harvey return next season. Harvey, who was the Mets' ace in 2013 before undergoing Tommy John surgery, will resume his post at the top of the Mets' staff as they look to reach the playoffs for the first...

David Wright’s Left Shoulder is Improving
November 8th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
One of the keys for the New York Mets in 2015 will be improved health from their captain. Third baseman David Wright's 2014 season was hampered by a left shoulder injury which led to career low power numbers. Wright missed the end of the season; the Mets shut him down...

Jeremy Hefner Will Undergo Second Tommy John Surgery
October 9th, 2014 at 12:50 PM
New York Mets' starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner underwent Tommy John Surgery in August of 2013, and was on track to return at the end of 2014. Hefner rehabbed throughout the 2014 season before getting injured again, and the news wasn't good. Hefner suffered a forearm fracture and re-tore his ulnar...

Jenrry Mejia and Travis D’Arnaud Undergo Successful Surgeries
October 4th, 2014 at 1:55 PM
Two key players for the New York Mets in 2015 underwent surgery in the last week to get ready for next year. Catcher Travis d'Arnaud underwent surgery on Wednesday to remove bone spurs from his right elbow, while Jenrry Mejia went through a sports hernia surgery yesterday. Both surgeries were...

New York Mets Shut Jacob DeGrom Down for Season
September 24th, 2014 at 12:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Mets made a cautious choice yesterday. Mets' skipper Terry Collins told reporters prior to yesterday's game with the Washington Nationals that Jacob deGrom's rookie season is over, MetsBlog.com reports. deGrom had pitched 178 innings between the major and minor leagues, with the Mets wanting to cap...