The Related Press
NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom was positioned on the injured listing by the New York Mets Monday with tightness in his proper aspect, a transfer that can preserve the ace from taking the mound till Could 20 on the earliest.
The Mets mentioned an MRI on Sunday night time was “clear of any points.” The crew mentioned it’ll place him on the injured listing earlier than Tuesday’s sequence opener in opposition to Baltimore, a transfer that will probably be retroactive to Monday.
A 32-year-old right-hander, deGrom is 3-2 with a 0.68 ERA and 65 strikeouts and 7 walks in in 40 innings over six begins.
Getting out of city
KANSAS CITY — The Kansas Metropolis Royals started final week with the most effective document within the majors and set for seven straight video games at Kauffman Stadium. They left house in a lot completely different form.
Whit Merrifield and the Royals went 0-7 on a homestand that included a 28-inning scoreless streak, dropping 4 to Cleveland after which three extra to the White Sox. General, Kansas Metropolis has misplaced eight in a row.
“We’ve received to maintain working and educating and it’ll repay,” supervisor Mike Matheny mentioned.
After that time without work Monday, the Royals begin a seven-game highway journey in Detroit tonight.
Aid on the way in which
ATLANTA — Aid pitcher Shane Greene has signed a $1.5 million, one-year contract to rejoin the Atlanta Braves.
The deal introduced late Sunday features a prorated wage. Greene missed the primary 38 days of the season, so he’ll obtain about $1.19 million.
Greene agreed to be optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett and can want time to prepare earlier than returns to the majors. The appropriate-hander went 1-0 with a 2.60 ERA and 21 strikeouts in 27-plus innings final season.