The New York Mets to add right-hander Jacob deGrom to inactive roster for 10 days due to injury due to strain on the right forearm, manager Luis Rojas announced on Sunday.
The ace of the Mets He began to feel the tension in his forearm before the All-Star Game and determined Friday that he could not make his start scheduled for Sunday. Taijuan Walker will replace him on the mound for the game with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
DeGrom had an MRI scan on Friday that confirmed the problem in his forearm and ruled out structural damage to his elbow.. Rojas indicated that the strain is not related to a forearm flexor injury that deGrom presented earlier this season.
I feel frustrated. I do not know what else to say. I think it’s good news structurally, everything looks good, but … the level of frustration for now is really high, “commented deGrom.
33-year-old starter has also dealt with back, shoulder and spinal muscle injuries this season, but he has managed to maintain a 1.08 ERA, the best in the majors.
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