St. Lucie Mets
The Mets have optioned left-handed pitcher Robert Carson to Double-A Binghamton and promoted right-hander Jack Egbert from Triple-A Buffalo, the club confirmed on Friday.
Early this year, the Mets had thought Johan Santana might be able to rejoin the rotation sometime this season. But Terry Collins said that hope “pretty much has been out the window for a while.”
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Zack Wheeler seems to be adjusting quite nicely to his new surroundings. Though he suffered the loss in his last start on Saturday, he’s making progress with his revamped delivery and seems to have settled in with his new teammates.
Johan Santana’s rehab has hit a snag, though thankfully for Mets fans it appears there’s no major worry.
Johan Santana’s comeback from shoulder surgery has stalled. The Mets ace will head back to New York to be examined by a doctor Thursday and it’s uncertain if he will get back to the majors this season.
Johan Santana didn’t take very long to get used to the mound again. The on-the-mend left-hander made his first start for the Mets in almost 11 months, throwing three scoreless innings for Class-A St. Lucie on Thursday night.
The clock will begin ticking for Johan Santana on Thursday night. The Mets’ ace left-hander will begin a rehab assignment by throwing 45 pitches for the Single-A St. Lucie Mets when they take on the Daytona Cubs in Florida.
Angel Pagan, on the disabled list since April 22 with a strained muscle on his left side, played seven innings in center field Wednesday night. He went 1-for-3 with a walk and a home run.