NEW YORK (WFAN) – Mets starter Dillon Gee will be placed on the 15-day disabled list after a blood clot was found in his right shoulder.
Gee complained of numbness in the fingers of his pitching hand Sunday, the team said in a statement. Tests on Monday revealed the clot, which was broken up with a catheter.
The pitcher will remain hospitalized at New York Presbyterian Hospital for the next “day or two,” the team said.
“Appreciate all the concern for Gee, we are worried too,” tweeted teammate Justin Turner. “Please keep him in your thoughts and prayers.”
The 26-year-old is 6-7 with a 4.10 ERA over 17 starts this season. He ranks third among Mets starters with 97 strikeouts.
Gee pitched eight innings Saturday, giving up one earned run on seven hits in New York’s 3-1 win over Chicago.
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