Updated by HoJo at 6:00 PM
Scott Atchison, who experienced numbness in his fingers while pitching Monday, has been placed on the disabled list according to Assistant GM John Ricco.
Atchison was examined Tuesday in New York by team doctors who said there is “no new structural damage.”
The 37 year old veteran reliever opted not to have Tommy John surgery last year despite a ligament tear in his right elbow.
Collin McHugh has been promoted from Triple-A and is in St. Louis. He will work out of the bullpen while with the team.
In eight starts for Las Vegas, McHugh was 3-2 with a 2.74 ERA and 1.25 WHIP. In 49.1 innings, he’s walked nine and struck out 36.
Originally Posted at 9:00 AM
Mets reliever Scott Atchison took the mound pitched last night at Busch Stadium with numbness in the fingers of his right hand, which he classified as a side effect of his torn elbow ligament.
The Mets plan to send Atchison for tests on his elbow, although the reliever is not sure what that will accomplish....