Jenrry Mejia will close tonight, but not naming him the closer. Will choose best candidate each day.
Mets send Jenrry Mejia to the bullpen starting tonight. Rafael Montero starts Wed. Jacob deGrom will be on standby for next few days for pen
New York Post "The blister that knocked Jenrry Mejia out of his last start didn’t slow him down any more than St. Louis did on Monday night. Sure, the Mets offense went into hiding again, fitting considering the new camouflage tops they donned. But Mejia was so good, it didn’t matter. He smothered the..." April 22
Jenrry Mejia says his bullpen session went fine and he is set for Monday's start. Had been dealing with blister issue on middle finger.
ESPN.com "Jenrry Mejia’s final bid for a rotation spot ended with a knockout Friday night at Olympic Stadium. Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Ryan Goins’ liner struck Mejia in the right forearm to open the bottom of the fifth inning. After a visit from Terry Collins and trainer Ray Ramirez, Mejia..." March 29
Jenrry Mejia is done for the season with #Mets. Surgery to remove bone spurs in next 7-10 days.
New York Post "Jenrry Mejia’s chances of pitching again in 2013 appear slim after the Mets yesterday placed the right-hander on the disabled list with elbow discomfort. “It doesn’t look very good” manager Terry Collins said before the Mets’ 4-3 loss to the Padres when asked about Mejia’s possible return this..." August 19
Newark Star-Ledger "In his season debut against the Nationals Jenrry Mejia threw seven scoreless innings. His cutting fastball averaged 93.92-mph according to BrooksBaseball. Against Miami last week the number was 92.73. In the Mets’ 3-2 win over the Rockies Tuesday night it dropped to 91.79. Mejia told..." August 07
ESPN New York "Jenrry Mejia confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com he will need surgery to remove bone spurs from his pitching elbow after the season. Mejia said team doctors recommended having surgery right away after discovering the spurs in May. At the time Mejia was experiencing continued discomfort during a rehab..." July 25
Mejia starting Friday.
New York Post "Jenrry Mejia might have finally rediscovered a lost friend. The Mets right-hander was a late arrival to camp this year and has been limited to two Grapefruit League appearances, but the recent reemergence of his signature pitch, the cutter, is making it a successful spring training for..." March 15
New York Daily News "Righthanded pitcher Jenrry Mejia was scratched from a “B” game Tuesday morning and sent to New York after team doctors found an undisclosed issue in his initial physical. “He’s got a medical issue that’s going to be dealt with here in the next day or so,” Terry Collins said. “I don’t even..." March 06
Bergen Record "Even with his name and age confirmed, Jenrry Mejia’s hardball identity remains defined by a string of question marks. Starter or reliever? Legit prospect or dated heirloom? Someone the Mets can trust or someone they cannot? A few years ago, Mejia – not Matt Harvey, not Zack Wheeler – was the..." February 27
New York Daily News "Jenrry Mejia’s first start was not a smooth one, as the righthander allowed five runs in one inning against Miami on Tuesday, including a Casey Kotchman grand slam. In that inning, Mejia also committed a throwing error, threw 15 of his 30 pitches for strikes and began six of eight at-bats with a..." February 27
New York Post "Jenrry Mejia’s reputation as maybe the Mets’ worst fielding pitcher certainly isn’t going to expedite his arrival to the big leagues. The Mets only needed to watch Juan Pierre’s bunt leading off the game for the Marlins yesterday to be reminded of Mejia’s defensive deficiencies. Mejia promptly..." February 27