Mets put righty Megill on IL with infected biceps

NEW YORK — Proper-hander Tylor Megill was positioned on the 15-day injured checklist by the New York Mets on Sunday due to an infected proper biceps, 4 days after he allowed eight runs over 1⅓ innings throughout a defeat at Washington.

Mets supervisor Buck Showalter didn’t point out the damage throughout his pregame information convention, and the workforce introduced it about 50 minutes earlier than the beginning of Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Seattle Mariners. The Mets mentioned Megill, 26, may have an MRI later Sunday.

Megill is 4-2 with a 4.41 ERA in seven begins, placing out 37 and strolling 9 in 34⅔ innings. He has been a part of a rotation that features Max Scherzer, Chris Bassitt, Taijuan Walker and Carlos Carrasco.

The Mets made the roster transfer retroactive to Thursday.

Proper-hander Colin Holderman’s contract was chosen from Triple-A Syracuse, and right-hander Trevor Could was transferred to the 60-day injured checklist.

The Mets already have been lacking ace Jacob deGrom (proper scapula), catcher James McCann (damaged left hamate bone) and relievers Sean Reid-Foley (Tommy John surgical procedure) and Could (proper triceps irritation).

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