Jenrry Mejia was hit by a batted ball on Friday night against the Blue Jays. He was removed from the game with a forearm contusion, the team said.
Mar. 29: X-rays taken Friday night on Mejia’s bruised right forearm came back negative, but the Mets have not said if he’ll be available to start April 4 against the Reds.
In the event Mejia does not make the team or is unable to pitch, Daisuke Matsuzaka will likely get the start >> Read more from earlier today on MetsBlog.
Mar. 28: He will receive X-rays after the game, the Mets announced. They expect to know more on Saturday (Ehalt, March 28).
Mejia is in the running for the fifth starter slot with Daisuke Matsuzaka, who pitches for the Mets on Saturday. Terry Collins mentioned John Lannan as a pitcher who could step in if both Mejia and Jon Niese are unable to pitch.