Source: Jeremy Hefner will have Tommy John surgery. Forgotten element to wild day.
Newark Star-Ledger "Jeremy Hefner who turned heads with performances in June that established him as a key part of the starting rotation — if only for a time — will likely undergo Tommy John surgery because of a partially torn medial collateral ligament. The team said Hefner is mulling whether to seek a second..." August 21
Newsday "Mets starting pitcher Jeremy Hefner might require Tommy John surgery to repair a small tear discovered in a ligament in his right elbow. "I don't know how serious a possibility but we have not been able to rule that out at this point" general manager Sandy Alderson said before Friday night's..." August 17
New York Post "The Mets might have their explanation for Jeremy Hefner’s brutal second half. Hefner yesterday was diagnosed with a partially torn medial collateral ligament of the right elbow and placed on the disabled list retroactive to Saturday. Because of the DL move Hefner’s reassignment to Triple-A Las..." August 15
New York Post "Jeremy Hefner earned his first win of the season, and could be solidifying his rotation spot. With Zack Wheeler on the verge of joining the big club, a Mets starter will have to be dropped from the rotation, and — barring injury — Hefner and Dillon Gee would be candidates for the bullpen...." May 30
New York Daily News "The Mets have turned this year’s edition of the Subway Series into their own two-borough party, especially after socking it to the Yankees again Wednesday night with a 9-4 victory at the Stadium. It is their third straight win in this year's battle between the teams, clinching the season..." May 30
New York Post "Just another day in tropical paradise for the Mets. The already beleaguered team can only hope to have enough healthy arms to form a rotation, after Shaun Marcum and Jeremy Hefner yesterday joined the ranks of those seeking medical attention. Of the two, Marcum’s availability to start the..." March 27
New York Post "Jeremy Hefner didn’t get stronger, he got angrier. With the Braves getting more quality swings against him than he liked, the Mets right-hander Friday struck out the final six batters he faced in his team’s 5-2 victory at Champion Stadium. Hefner allowed two earned runs on five hits with..." March 16