Scherzer max was scheduled to start for meet on Sunday against Athletics, but Jose Butto will now take the hill tomorrow and Scherzer will be pushed to Wednesday. Mets manager Buck Showalter told New York Post’s Mike Puma (Twitter link) and other reporters that Scherzer has some “prolonged pain” on his flank, although Scherzer said that a scan of the area below his shoulder blade did not show any structural damage.
Butto is expected to be kicked off at some point during the Mets road trip, so today’s news looks mostly preventative, despite Scherzer’s injury history. . There could also be a bit of skill in the game, as instead of facing the struggling A’s, Scherzer is now in line to face the Dodgers on Wednesday in a game that makes more sense in life. NL playoff racing.
More info from across NL East…
- Orlando ArciaHis left wrist microfissure will be reevaluated in 10-14 days. brave told reporters (including Mark Bowman of MLB.com). Arcia was placed on the 10-day injured list yesterday and will clearly be out for more than the minimum number of days, but a more thorough timeline won’t be known until Arcia is cleared by medics. next check. Arcia enters the season with double motivation new contract extension and acted as Atlanta’s starting stop, and he hit a whopping .333/.400/.511 in over 50 appearances before his injury.
- Edmundo Sosa left the match today due to lower back discomfort, Theo Phillies. As Philadelphia was leading the Reds 8-0 by the time Sosa’s departure at the end of the sixth half, it was possible that Sosa could only be rested for the final few innings of a game that ended 13-0. If Sosa has to miss at any time, it will extend the depth of a pitch in the Phillies that has been missing Rhys Hoskins And Darick’s Hallbecause Sosa is seeing more action on the third base while Alec Bohm moved to the first facility.
- in other Phillies trauma news, Ranger Suárez will throw to live players in a simulation game on Tuesday, Scott Lauper of The Philadelphia Questioner write. Suarez is yet to play this season due to forearm inflammation, and he will at least face the standout hitter in that simulation in the form of Bryce Harper, who will face live pitching for the first time during his rehabilitation following Tommy John surgery. Originally given a return timeline around the All-Star break, there continue to be hints that Harper could be back sooner, including that neither Harper nor manager Rob Thomson are impressed. found Harper would need a minor rehabilitation mission before returning to Philadelphia’s roster. With the Trajekt Arc video projection system installed at Citizens Bank Park, Harper was able to somewhat recreate facing an MLB-level pitch during work in his batting cage, instead of facing a minor league live pitch during rehabilitation.