NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Dellin Betances was positioned on the 10-day injured listing Thursday with a proper shoulder impingement.
The workforce introduced the transfer rather less than 90 minutes earlier than the primary pitch of its residence opener towards Miami. New York chosen right-hander Trevor Hildenberger to the main league roster and added him to a bullpen that struggled through the first three video games of the season in Philadelphia.
The 30-year-old Hildenberger pitched for Minnesota from 2017-19, going 9-11 with a 5.35 ERA in 132 aid outings, however hasn’t appeared within the majors since.
The oft-injured Betances made his season debut Wednesday in an Eight-2 loss to the Phillies. The 6-foot-Eight, 265-pound right-hander gave up one run with a stroll and a strikeout in a single inning of labor. He didn’t enable a success, however threw solely 9 of 21 pitches for strikes.
A four-time All-Star with the crosstown Yankees, the 33-year-old Betances has been a giant disappointment since signing with the Mets as a free agent in December 2019. He struggled along with his management through the pandemic-shortened 2020 season, going Zero-1 with a 7.71 ERA in 15 appearances. He walked 12 and struck out 11 in 11 2/three innings.
After the season, Betances exercised his $6 million participant possibility for this yr, deciding towards taking a $three million buyout and turning into a free agent once more. That made his cope with the Mets price $13.5 million over two years.