PITTSBURGH — Jacob deGrom received’t be throwing inside the subsequent few days, which left the Mets with little alternative Sunday than to put him on the 10-day injured record, retroactive to July 15, with proper forearm tightness. The workforce didn’t instantly announce a corresponding roster transfer.
“I’m annoyed,” deGrom stated. “I don’t know what else to say.”
It’s the second IL stint of the season for deGrom, who stated he felt the tightness earlier than leaving for the All-Star break however believed the discomfort would subside. He tried to throw a bullpen session at PNC Park upon his return from the break – in anticipation of beginning Sunday – however ended the exercise shortly when the tightness continued.
DeGrom, who leads the foremost leagues with a 1.08 ERA, final pitched on July 7.
The appropriate-hander has sustained varied illnesses this season which have compelled him to skip or miss begins, however stated he believes none of them are related and says the earlier accidents all occurred swinging the bat. The record of earlier illnesses embody lat and aspect discomfort, flexor tendonitis and shoulder discomfort. DeGrom has undergone MRI exams all through which have failed to point out any structural injury.
DeGrom stated he alerted pitching coach Jeremy Hefner earlier than and through the All-Star break concerning the tightness, however thought he would really feel higher upon returning.
DeGrom joins a forged of Mets beginning pitchers on the IL that features Noah Syndergaard, Carlos Carrasco, David Peterson and Joey Lucchesi. Already stretched skinny, the Mets should fill beginning rotation openings on Monday and Tuesday in Cincinnati. Jerad Eickhoff is a candidate to start out a kind of video games.