Jacob deGrom was seen playing ball again today at Busch Stadium.
Mets manager Mickey Callaway has now said that the plan is for DeGrom not to have an MRI on his "bark" elbow previously, unless the doctors want him to do so.
Original post – Saturday, 1:16 p.m.
Mickey Callaway he told reporters before Saturday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals that Jacob deGrom maybe not I need to get an MRI on Monday more.
Callaway said the team's doctors would still examine the right-hander, but that he feels well enough to be considered unnecessary to undergo an MRI.
The 30 year old Was seen to have a catch in the left field at Busch Stadium after it was reported on Friday that his elbow was "barking".
As a result, the Mets placed him on the inactive retroactive list on April 14, the last outing he made against the Atlanta Braves. The team hopes to activate on Friday, April 26 to start the opening of a series of three games against the Milwaukee Brewers at Citi Field.
DeGrom was scratched from the beginning that was supposed to take place on Saturday instead of Chris Flexen. DeGrom talked about what he thinks the injury had to do in the video below.
DeGrom in his injury pic.twitter.com/pOy2RF7ocE
– Matt Ehalt (@MattEhalt) April 20, 2019