Key members of the Mets rescue team will take an important step to strengthen the bullpen on Saturday.
The right arm rescuer, Trevor May, resumes throwing the mound for the first time since it was closed on May 3 due to inflammation of the right triceps.
"Yeah, it's a big deal, it's a big deal," said manager Buck Showalter on Friday against the Rangers before the opening of the Mets series. "I've said many times, he's a big part of our bullpen. We really love the idea of getting him back. He got a clean health bill from the image. It's Tell you that it has been healed.
"Now he can start making progress. In the perfect world where it falls, he will come back to us. It's very encouraging to talk to everyone about the possibilities. If there are no setbacks, it should move pretty fast. "
May is 68 rescues in 2021. He recorded seven victories and 3.59 ERA in his appearance, but was tagged with eight self-responsibility points in 81/3 innings on eight outings this season.
Even Mets owner Steve Cohen Couldn't resist making a social media joke that July 1st of each year is an important day on the team's calendar.
"I hope everyone is enjoying Bobby Bonilla's day, my favorite day of the year."Cohen tweeted on Friday.
I hope you all enjoy my favorite day of the year, Bobby Bonilla Day— Steven Cohen (@ StevenACohen2)July 1, 2022
Mets, as part of thedeferral agreement,previous ownership As a result, the former player owes about $ 1.19 million a year to that day until 2035. Made with Bonilla when it was released in 2000.
Shawalter said the injured outfielder Travis Jankowski "is moving pretty fast now" when he returns from his hand injury. Jankowski recently resumed swinging the bat, hitting the tee, and lightly turning off live pitching at low speeds. He may begin a minor league rehab mission next week, Shaw Alter added.
Right-handed pitcher R.J. Alvarez was summoned by Triple A Syracuse to win the list of Chris Bassitt on the injured list.