SP,RP - NYM - IL10
Mets pitcher Carlos Carrasco will fly soon to the Mets' alternate site in Brooklyn to begin doing fielding work.
Carrasco is stretched out to four innings on the mound and doing very well, according to Mets manager Luis Rojas. He is working his way back from a torn right hamstring after being placed on the 10-day injured list at the beginning of the season.
Mets manager Luis Rojas said Carlos Carrasco threw two innings Sunday during a simulated game at the team’s spring training facility.
Carrasco threw 30 pitches during a simulated game Sunday. He's expected to be out six to eight weeks and is targeting a return sometime in May. If Carrasco continues to make progress in his recovery, he could return by the end of April.
The New York Mets placed Carlos Carrasco, Seth Lugo, and Drew Smith on the 10-day injured list Thursday.
These moves were expected, as Carrasco just started a throwing program is not expected back until May while he recovers from a hamstring strain and elbow soreness. Monitor his status in the coming weeks as his timeline is not entirely clear.
Mets RHP Carlos Carrasco (hamstring) has begun a throwing program.
Carrasco remains week-to-week following a Grade 1 hamstring strain. He's aiming to return by the end of of May and makes for a great IL stash in the meantime.
Mets RHP Carlos Carrasco (hamstring) says the Mets medical staff hasn't given him a timeline for his return.
Carrasco was diagnosed with a Grade 1 hamstring strain after feeling a "pop" while running sprint and conditioning. The expectation is that he'll be sidelined 6-8 weeks and that fantasy managers shouldn't expect him in the Mets rotation until early-June.