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Germen has abscess, rehab aborted

5/20/2014

Gonzalez Germen

#71 RP
New York Mets

2014 STATS

  • GM13
  • W0

  • L0

  • BB5

  • K17

  • ERA3.57

NEW YORK -- Gonzalez Germen, who had started a rehab assignment Friday with Class A St. Lucie, will not return to the Mets from the disabled list on Wednesday when eligible.

Germen, officially placed on the DL with a virus on May 6, is now dealing with an abscess as well as flu-like symptoms, Sandy Alderson said.

An abscess is defined as a buildup of fluid or pus in an area that is tender. The GM did not specify where the right-handed reliever was experiencing that issue.

Germen has been taken off that rehab assignment, according to Alderson.