Rauch has knees drained

July, 18, 2012
7/18/12
4:42
PM ET
WASHINGTON -- Reliever Jon Rauch was unavailable during Tuesday's extra-inning game because he had arrived at Nationals Park with swollen knees, both of which were drained by a doctor.

Terry Collins said the knee swelling has been a recurring issue in Rauch's career. He also had them drained before the All-Star break, according to the manager.

"He feels a lot better today," said Collins, who expected Rauch to be available for Wednesday's game.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
Follow Adam on Twitter »  Chat archive »

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Juan Lagares
BA HR RBI R
.314 1 7 8
OTHER LEADERS
HRL. Duda 3
RBIL. Duda 8
RE. Young Jr. 11
OPSL. Duda .841
WC. Torres 2
ERAJ. Mejia 2.81
SOJ. Mejia 18

NEW YORK CALENDAR