Sunday, May 8, 2011

Roster Moves: Young To The DL, Mets Recall Misch

ESPN's Adam Rubin is now reporting that the Mets have placed SP Chris Young on the disabled list after he was unable to loosen up prior to last night's game. Since then, it was reported the Young has experienced tightness in the back of his throwing shoulder and over the course of the week, had received two cortisone shots to relieve the problem. We have come to learn, which Rubin hinted to during the week, the Young's shoulder had been a growing concern all week for the Mets.

Pat Misch has been recalled to fill the roster spot left by Young. As such, it would appear that Mets' fans will see at least a few more starts from youngster Dillon Gee, who was able to remain effective last night, despite pitching on short notice.

This is Young's second trip the disabled list in the first 40 days of the season. Shoulder issues have long plagued the towering hurler, who, when on the mound has always been effective. Its just unfortunate that he can never remain on the mound for an extended period of time...