According to multiple reports, Seth Lugo has partially torn the ulnar collateral ligament in his right, throwing elbow. But he will not immediately return, as a throwing program and potential rehab starts in the minor leagues will precede his season debut in the Majors. NY said he will then start a throwing program, and the need for surgery will be determined based on how he feels after trying rehabilitation.
Instead, Lugo underwent a platelet rich plasma injection on Tuesday morning to promote healing.
He also pitched for Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic last month, going 2-1 with a 4.20 ERA in three starts covering a team-high 15 innings. In 2016, Lugo made 17 appearances, including eight starts, earning a 5-2 record with a 2.67 ERA and just a 1.09 WHIP.
Seth Lugo of the New York Mets pitches against the Giants in the bottom of the first inning at AT&T Park on August 19, 2016 in San Francisco.
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In that span, he's snagged 30 interceptions, which leads the league , despite quarterbacks often ignoring his side of the field. It goes through player development, it goes through our sports science group. "There's a lot going on there", said Schneider.
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New York's talented rotation is having trouble staying healthy once more.
The Mets, who beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Monday in their first game of the season, still boast a formidable starting rotation that includes Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler and a talented bullpen that features Jeurys Familia.
Steven Matz has a strained flexor tendon and will rest for at least two weeks.
- Milwaukee Brewers righty Junior Guerra is expected to out for a while due to a calf strain suffered in Monday's contest against the Colorado Rockies per Adam McCalvy of MLB.com.