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Mejia has stated he needs surgery after the season to remove a bone spur from the elbow. He spent the first half of the season on the disabled list with discomfort.
Jeremy Hefner is on the DL with an MCL strain in his right elbow, and will be evaluated Monday to determine if he needs Tommy John surgery.
Sandy Alderson is on the record saying minor league candidates Rafael Montero, Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard are not optimal rotation fill-ins because they are approaching tight innings caps this season.