Major League Baseball has issued a permanent suspension of Jenrry Mejia after a third positive test for a performance-enhancing drug.
Mets and RHP Jenrry Mejia avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2.47 million contract.
Jenrry Mejia requested $2.595 million and was offered $2.345 million by the Mets when arbitration figures were exchanged Friday.
MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports that the Mets will "likely" tender Jenrry Mejia a contract for next season.
The Mets are monitoring Jenrry Mejia in the Dominican Winter League.
Major League Baseball has suspended RHP Jenrry Mejia 162 games for a second positive PED test.
Mets activated RHP Jenrry Mejia from the suspended list.
Jenrry Mejia struck out two batters in a scoreless inning Monday with Triple-A Las Vegas.
Jenrry Mejia pitched a scoreless inning Tuesday in a Gulf Coast League game.
Jenrry Mejia is slated to return to the United States in about 10 days to begin a throwing program.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Monday that Jenrry Mejia won't be guaranteed a role when he returns from his 80-game PED suspension.
Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing drug.
Mets placed RHP Jenrry Mejia on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 5, with posterior inflammation in his right elbow.
Jenrry Mejia (elbow) was diagnosed with inflammation and no structural damage after undergoing an MRI in New York on Tuesday.