Saturday, September 10, 2011

Isringhausen aching back, Thayer up...

Jason Isringhausen has a bad back and will be out indefinitely, many are speculating that Issy wont be back this year.  Issy hopes to pitch for the Mets next year, he hopes that getting in better shape and losing some weight will help his back...

He said the herniated disk issue has surfaced throughout the season and been managed. Isringhausen finally got it thoroughly examined Thursday, with rosters expanded and him comfortable that his workload could be absorbed by minor league call-ups.
source ESPN NY
Photo by Michael Baron
With the news of Issy's injury the Mets promoted Dale Thayer, the 30 y/o right handed journeyman reliever appeared in four games earlier this season to a 4.50 ERA.  In two previous seasons Thayer made 12 major league appearances for the Rays in which he posted an ERA of 7.47.

This year in Buffalo, Thayer posted a 2.66 ERA in 54 appearances including 21 saves...

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