Originally written on Sports Rumor Alert  |  Last updated 2/25/15
The New York Mets recently lost Jacob deGrom to the injury bug and have called up Rafael Montero to fill his spot in the rotation. With Montero already spending time in the big leagues this season it was an expected move by the Mets.Rafael Montero made his major league debut in 2014 where he made four starts, posting a 5.40 ERA in 20 innings pitched. Montero is heading back to the big leagues, per Adam Rubin of ESPN.#494871523 / gettyimages.comThe New York Mets lost deGrom to a shoulder injury this weekend but it is unclear how long they will be without him. The Mets have planned for deGrom to get evaluated in New York Monday with Montero filling his spot in the rotation. deGrom will be a big loss for the Mets as he has been fantastic this season. His 2.87 ERA ranks among the best in baseball for rookie starting pitchers.Follow Joe on Twitter @JoeBakerMLBLike what you're reading? Subscribe for daily updates!* indicates requiredEmail Address * Follow @sprtsrumoralert
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