Mets place RHP Zack Wheeler on DL / recall RHP Tyler Pill
The New York Mets today announced that they have placed RHP Zack Wheeler on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to July 23, with a stress reaction in his right arm and recalled RHP Tyler Pill from Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League. Pill will wear #56 and will be available for tonight's game at San Diego.
Pill, 27, made his Major League debut earlier this year and is 0-3 with a 5.00 ERA (10 earned runs/18.0 innings) in five games, three starts for the Mets. He was 4-3 with a 3.47 ERA (31 earned runs/80.1 innings) in 13 starts for Las Vegas this year.
Wheeler was also on the DL from June 21-July 1 with biceps tendinitis. Wheeler is 3-7 with a 5.21 ERA (50 earned runs/86.1 innings) in 17 starts with the Mets this season.