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Mets pitcher Seth Lugo is expected to throw off the slope next week.
Lugo started throwing last week, and continues to take steps in the right direction as he continues to rehab from surgery. The current timetable for Lugo remains closer to late May or early June.
Mets pitcher Seth Lugo (elbow) has been throwing since late-March and is up to 75 feet.
Lugo (elbow) was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday but has been throwing since late March. He underwent surgery in February to remove a loose body from his right elbow. Lugo has been throwing up to 75 feet and is hoping to return to action soon. Once activated, Lugo will serve as a setup man behind closer Edwin Diaz.
Mets pitcher Seth Lugo was placed on the 10-day injured list on Thursday, according to MLB.com's Anthony DiComo.
Lugo had loose bodies removed from his throwing elbow in February and still does not have a timeline for his return. He is expected to return a late-inning bullpen role at some point this season.
Mets RHP Seth Lugo (elbow) won't begin a throwing program until late-March.
This means we won't see Lugo pitch for the Mets in April, and his return could be delayed until sometime in May or June. The right-hander underwent surgery in February to have a bone spur removed from his elbow. He'll be a valuable reliever for the Mets once he's back this summer.
The Mets announced RHP Seth Lugo will undergo surgery to remove a bone spur from his elbow.
Lugo won't throw for the next six weeks and then he'll begin a throwing program. This is tough news for the Mets with spring training right around the corner, as Lugo is likely to open the year on the injured list.