Lucchesi's results through eight innings this season have been mixed, as he's allowed six runs but also owns a promising 11:2 K:BB. His demotion may be more a function of need than performance, however, as the Mets have two off days next week and won't need to use a fifth starter until May 4. Reliever Stephen Tarpley was recalled in a corresponding move.
Mets' Joey Lucchesi: Optioned off roster
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