Former Mets starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner tweeted Thursday he was slated to undergo his second Tommy John surgery in the last 14 months. Hefner, who underwent his first Tommy John surgery in August 2013, re-injured his ulnar collateral ligament and also suffered a stress fracture in his right ulna bone as he was rehabbing from his first surgery.
Mets starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner , who last month suffered a second UCL tear while attempting to return from the first, was examined by Dr. James Andrews Sunday and is likely headed for a second Tommy John surgery, according to ESPN.com. "New CT scan and X-rays showed no healing," Hefner posted on Facebook. "Will continue to rest for a few more weeks. Surgery is likely, but not definite. Clarity will come soon."
Mets right-hander Jeremy Hefner has suffered a UCL tear and stress fracture in his arm, per FOX Sports, which has further reported that he's destined to get a second opinion. Hefner has been out all season after Tommy John surgery. His most recent problems were revealed during his rehab.
Mets right-hander Jeremy Hefner has returned to New York for an examination, per SI.com. He has been placed on the disabled list with a forearm strain. Hefner has been getting clobbered in recent starts to the tune of 23 runs and 36 hits allowed in his last 22 2/3 innings.
Mets starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner (elbow) made his third rehab start for the team's Gulf Coast League (rookie) affiliate Tuesday. Hefner allowed one run on two hits and no walks, while striking out one in three innings. Hefner has allowed two runs on four hits and no walks in six innings on his rehab assignment. He has two strikeouts.