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Jeremy Hefner | Starting Pitcher

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/11/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 204
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jeremy Hefner is likely to require a second procedure on his right elbow.
Hefner has not made a smooth recovery from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery and visited Sunday with Dr. James Andrews. "New CT scan and X-rays showed no healing," Hefner wrote on Facebook after the exam. "Will continue to rest for a few more weeks. Surgery is likely, but not definite. Clarity will come soon." Sep 15 - 1:53 PM

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Jeremy Hefner has reinjured the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.

He also has a stress fracture in his arm. It's awful news for Hefner, who underwent Tommy John surgery last August and recently begun a minor league rehab assignment. It's now possible that he could need another Tommy John surgery, which would keep him out of action for another year. He'll go for a second opinion before deciding on the next step, but it doesn't sound like he'll be pitching again anytime soon.
Aug 11 - 4:09 PM

Jeremy Hefner (elbow) allowed one run over two innings Thursday in his second rehab appearance with the Gulf Coast League Mets.

Hefner allowed two hits and no walks while striking out one batter. Now 11 months removed from Tommy John surgery, he hopes to rejoin the Mets before the end of the season.
Jul 17 - 4:53 PM

Jeremy Hefner (elbow) will throw breaking balls off a mound on Sunday.

Hefner resumed throwing earlier this month, but Sunday will be the first time he throws a breaking ball and tries to use his fastball at near full intensity. The 28-year-old had Tommy John surgery last August and hopes to pitch for the Mets before the season is over.
Jun 21 - 1:51 PM

Jeremy Hefner (elbow) is scheduled to throw off a mound on Tuesday.

It will be his first time doing so since last August's Tommy John surgery. Hefner hasn't encountered any setbacks in his recovery from Tommy John surgery and remains hopeful of rejoining the Mets late this season.
Jun 4 - 2:26 PM

Jeremy Hefner (elbow) is hoping to begin throwing from the slope of the mound in 2-3 weeks.

Hefner will expand his flat-ground throwing to 120 feet later this week. He's hoping to make his return from Tommy John surgery late this season. "That's my goal," Hefner said. "That's my hope. Hopefully I can come and contribute if there's a need. I think I'd be wasting my time if I wasn't trying to get back to the big leagues."
May 6 - 6:42 PM

Jeremy Hefner (elbow) has advanced his flat-ground throwing to 75 feet.

He'll be allowed to throw off a mound once he reaches 150 feet. Making his way back from Tommy John surgery, Hefner could possibly be an option for the Mets late in the season.
Mar 18 - 8:07 PM

Jeremy Hefner (elbow) made 20 throws from 60 feet on Monday in Mets camp and reported feeling fine.

It was Hefner's first game of catch since undergoing Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery last August. The right-hander might not pitch at all in 2014.
Feb 17 - 2:50 PM

Jeremy Hefner (elbow) announced Sunday that he's been cleared to begin his throwing program.

Hefner is working his way back from Tommy John surgery and will be brought along slowly. The Mets don't expect him to return to game action during the 2014 season.
Feb 16 - 5:08 PM

Mets re-signed RHP Jeremy Hefner to a minor league contract.

Hefner was non-tendered last week, but the Mets will bring him back aboard for 2014 and help him along in his recovery from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. The right-hander might not pitch all next year.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 05:37:00 PM

Mets non-tendered RHP Jeremy Hefner.

Another surprise, as Hefner wasn't even arbitration-eligible this winter, but the Mets apparently aren't willing to pay him $500,000 in 2014 as he recovers from Tommy John surgery. Tough break for the 26-year-old right-hander.
Mon, Dec 2, 2013 08:48:00 PM

Mets activated RHP Jeremy Hefner from the 60-day disabled list.

It's a procedural move. Hefner had Tommy John elbow surgery in August 2013 and could miss all of 2014.
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 12:29:00 PM

Mets transferred RHP Jeremy Hefner from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

It's a procedural move in order to clear room on the 40-man roster. Hefner will be out until at least late next season following Tommy John surgery.
Sun, Sep 8, 2013 09:08:00 AM

Jeremy Hefner (elbow) wrote on his Twitter account that he will undergo Tommy John surgery on Wednesday morning.

This confirms reports from Monday. Hefner will have a partially torn medial collateral ligament repaired and is unlikely to be a factor for the Mets until late in the 2014 season at the earliest.
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 01:23:00 PM

Jeremy Hefner will soon undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.

The decision was made after Hefner received a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews. The right-hander will have a partially torn medial collateral ligament repaired during the procedure and can't be counted on for any real production until 2015.
Mon, Aug 26, 2013 06:15:00 PM

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