New York Mets reliever Sean ReidFoley has been sidelined due to torn ulnar collateral ligament

NEW YORK — MetsAssistive technology Sean Reid-FoleyHe was injured for a partial tear in his elbow ligament, which will keep him off the 10-day list.

Reid-Foley departed his outing Saturday against the Philadelphia PhilliesWhen facing J.T. RealmutoIn the eighth inning. The right-hander was able to fire high with a 2-0 count, and immediately motioned to a trainer.

New York announced that an MRI was performed on Sunday morning and revealed a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament. Reid-Foley met with team doctors to discuss the best treatment options. A Tommy John operation could be an option.

“It's unfortunate. However, we are fortunate in today‚Äôs world that it can be fixed,” Buck Showalter explained.

Reid-Foley is a long man and middle reliever who can pitch multiple innings. He has a 5.40 ERA and no record in seven games this season. In 10 innings, he struck out eight batters and walked seven.

Yoan Lopez, right-hander from Triple-A Syracuse was recalled to fill the bullpen position.

Reid-Foley, one of three young pitchers the Mets acquired from Toronto in January 2021. Steven MatzThe Blue Jays. The Blue Jays selected the 26-year old right-hander from Guam in the second round in 2014's amateur draft. He was selected out of Florida high school and is 7-9 with a 4.66 ERA. 13 of his major league games have been starts.

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