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JOSH EDGIN RUMORS & GOSSIP

New York Mets trade for lefty reliever

The New York Mets, dealing with the season-long absence of Josh Edgin, have traded for a left-handed relief pitcher. The Mets have acquired Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres in exchange for Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named later. Torres will likely slot into Edgin’s role as the primary left-handed reliever. Torres has pitched 120 major league innings in his career and...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Edgin Will Have Tommy John Surgery

Josh Edgin will undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York,  the team announced. Edgin chose surgery over rest and rehab and will miss all of the 2015 season. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson expects Edgin to return on a schedule similar to Bobby Parnell. The Mets have Scott Rice, Dario Alvarez, Sean Gilmartin and Jack Leathersich all...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Spring Training Pitching Troubles?

When the New York Mets acquired Zack Wheeler in 2011 they had high hopes that he would develop into a dominant pitcher. In the summer of 2014 Zack Wheeler pitched through a stretch from May to September with elbow soreness. Despite soreness, he pitched well and in 21 starts had a 2.98 ERA. Instead of making his second spring training start, Zack Wheeler underwent a precautionary...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Where the Mets Will Miss Edgin Most

We learned earlier today that Josh Edgin‘s injury is pretty serious. As Edgin decides whether he will undergo season-ending surgery, Mets fans are left wondering why the front office failed to add a left-handed arm to the bullpen to complement, and now, insure, the lead southpaw, Edgin. What the Mets lose in Edgin is more than his composite 27 innings of relief that he provided...
Via Mets Merized Online
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Matters: Edgin Update; Wheeler Scratched: Mets Win Big

Mets lefty reliever Josh Edgin, as expected, sought a second opinion with Dr. James Andrews regarding Tommy John surgery. The MRI the Mets took will be sent to Andrews and examined. It will then be determined if Andrews needs to examine Edgin. The current diagnosis is a stretched elbow irritated by a bone spur. Edgin told reporters Friday: “I’m looking at the second opinion as...
Via New York Mets Report
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Update: Edgin On Way To New York To Meet Team Doctors

Updated March 11 The Mets confirmed that Josh Edgin had his MRI on Tuesday but offered no update other than to say he is on his way to New York to meet with Dr. Altchek and team doctors at Hospital for Special Surgery. Updated 9:25 AM Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is now reporting that reliever Josh Edgin is getting  an MRI today after telling the team he had discomfort in his left...
Via Mets Merized Online
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets faced with early bullpen question

The New York Mets had a plan for their bullpen this year. A plan that could have made the unit one of the best in baseball. And it looks like that plan is in danger of completely falling apart. Josh Edgin, the Mets’ first choice to be their primary left-handed reliever is being examined for elbow soreness that he experienced in his spring outings. The team had also noticed that...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Concerned about drop in velocity, Mets send Edgin for MRI.

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) Concerned about a drop in velocity, the New York Mets have scheduled reliever Josh Edgin for an MRI. The left-hander experienced elbow discomfort and gave up back-to-back RBI triples to left-handed hitters in 13-2 loss Monday to the Miami Marlins. Edgin was 1-0 with a 1.32 ERA in 47 appearances last season and averaged 93 mph with his fastball. He missed...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Edgin Has Elbow Discomfort, Headed For MRI

Updated 9:25 AM Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is now reporting that reliever Josh Edgin is getting  an MRI today after telling the team he had discomfort in his left arm. “It’s elbow. It’s everything. Arm. It’s discomfort,” Edgin said. Edgin’s fastball velocity has declined and he gave up consecutive-run scoring triples to lefty batters in Monday’s Grapefruit League...
Via Mets Merized Online
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Assuming free will, would any other manager utilize Josh Edgin this way?

Let’s say you’re a veteran baseball man, well-respected in the industry. You’ve taken three years off from the game and have only followed it sporadically. You tune in every now and then to the ESPN or Fox Games of the Week but you catch most of the playoffs and World Series in your time away from the game. Out of the blue, a team calls you one day, looking for you to take...
Via Mets360.com
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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