Mets RHP prospect Jeff Walters had an a MRI that revealed a tear of the UCL ligament in his right (pitching) arm.
Walters would have likely been considered later in the season to help in the big-league bullpen. He was added to the team’s 40-man roster last November.
In 23 relief appearances this season, Walters had a 8.86 ERA in 21.1 innings, during which he’d struck out 14 and walked eight batters. he had 38 saves and 2.09 ERA in Double-A last season.