Jacob deGrom’s two-week shutdown can be met with one other two-week shutdown.
The Mets ace underwent an MRI that didn’t present as a lot progress because the membership had hoped for concerning his elbow irritation, supervisor Luis Rojas mentioned Friday, which means deGrom is not going to throw for an additional two weeks — placing his season in critical jeopardy.
Rojas mentioned deGrom’s MRI confirmed “slight improvement,” however not sufficient to permit him to start throwing once more.
DeGrom, who final pitched on July 7, is just not coping with any ligament harm, according to Rojas. But the two-time Cy Young winner went to Los Angeles this week to get one other opinion on his elbow from Dr. Neal ElAttrache.
The Mets will now should proceed their playoff push with out the sport’s greatest pitcher.