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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Mets Injury Update: Josh Edgin, Daisuke Matsuzaka


By on 9/03/2014 04:15:00 PM

The New York Mets enter Wednesday's game against the Miami Marlins with a 65-74 record, fourth in the National League East. The Mets are a respectable 13th in the Major Leagues in ERA despite major injuries to pitchers Matt Harvey and Bobby Parnell. There is some relatively good news on pitchers Josh Edgin and Daisuke Matsuzaka, who should be ready to return to the team this weekend.


Our own Keri Carbaugh reported on August 31 that Edgin is not healing as quickly as originally thought from bone spurs in his left elbow and will unavailable for an unknown period of time. 

As for Matsuzaka, our own Rose Ingberman reported on August 27 that he returned from the disabled list and allowed three runs on four hits, including a two-run homer.

Adam Rubin, who covers the Mets for ESPNNewYork.com, tweeted the following update on Edgin and Matsuzaka.
Edgin has pitched well for the Mets this season, having allowed only four earned runs and 17 hits in 25 2/3 innings, for a 1.40 ERA. In 109 career games, Edgin is 3-3 with a 3.26 ERA.

Matsuzaka is 3-3 with a 4.21 ERA in 30 appearances this season. In 77 innings, he's allowed only 60 hits and has struck out 73, but he's walked 46. He has a career record of 56-43 with a 4.49 ERA.



 
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