ESPNDeportes reports that former major leaguer Jose Lima has died of a massive heart attack at his home in Los Angeles.
Free agent Jose Lima reportedly is close to signing with the Kia Tigers of Korea.
Mets designated RHP Jose Lima for assignment.
Jose Lima was rocked for seven runs -- five earned -- in just three-plus innings of work against the Marlins on Friday.
Jose Lima, who had his contract purchased on Tuesday, is expected to start Friday's game against the Marlins.
Mets purchased the contract of pitcher Jose Lima from Triple-A Norfolk.
The New York Daily News is reporting that the Mets will recall Jose Lima on Tuesday.
Jose Lima surrendered five runs -- four earned -- in 4 2/3 innings of work against the Cardinals on Thursday to fall to 0-3 on the season.
Jose Lima has been officially announced as the Mets' starting pitcher for Thursday's game against St. Louis.
The Mets are expected to announce that Jose Lima will start Thursday's game against St. Louis.
With Brian Bannister expected to return soon, Jose Lima's short-term tenure in the starting rotation is likely over.
Jose Lima worked 4 2/3 innings and gave up five runs against the Brewers Friday in his second start since joining the Mets.
The Mets have decided to start Jose Lima on Friday and Jeremi Gonzalez on Saturday.