Is there any news regarding Dillon Gee’s recovery from his arm surgery? Will he be ready for Spring Training and do you think he will be in the rotation next season?
Joe D. replies:
As far as his health and recovery is concerned, Dillon Gee is expected to be 100% by the time Spring Camp opens with no limitations. That’s the official Mets word.
However, on the day before Thanksgiving, Dillon Gee was with teammate Bobby Parnell at Citi Field where they participated in relief efforts for families that were affected by Superstorm Sandy. While he helped collect food and necessities for storm victims, Gee took a few minutes afterward to discuss his rehab and said his arm feels great and that he will begin his offseason throwing program this week.
“I finished the year throwing and everything felt fine,” Gee said. “I’ve been working out for like three weeks now and I’ve never thought about it.”
Gee, 26, had his season come to an abrupt end after they discovered a blood clot in ...