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Saturday, October 4, 2014

Mets Injury Update: Jenrry Mejia, Travis d'Arnaud


By on 10/04/2014 06:00:00 AM

The New York Mets finished the 2014 season with a record of 79-83, tied for second with the Atlanta Braves in the National League East. The Mets had a very solid year on the mound, ranked ninth in the Major Leagues in ERA. There is news on the injury front regarding the battery of Jenrry Mejia and Travis d'Arnaud, who both underwent surgery.


I reported on September 27 that d'Arnaud, who had been dealing with a bone spur in his elbow, would have surgery after the season is over.

An update on d'Arnaud, as reported by Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, is that he underwent successful surgery on his right elbow. The recovery time is expected to be a month and d'Arnaud should be ready well before the start of the 2015 season.

The 25-year old d'Arnaud is in his second Major League season. He hit.242 with 13 home runs and 41 RBI in 108 games this season. In 31 games last season, d'Arnaud hit .202 with a home run and five RBI. He has a career batting average of .233 with 14 home runs and 46 RBI in 139 games.

Our own Rose Ingberman reported on September 25 that Mejia would undergo surgery to repair a sports hernia on October 2.
Marc Carig of Newsday tweeted the following update on Mejia.
Mejia appeared in 63 games this season and posted a record of 6-6 with 28 saves and an ERA of 3.65. In parts of four Major League seasons, Mejia has a record of 8-14 with a 3.84 ERA.



 
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