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Saturday, May 25, 2013
Familia and Atchison begin rehab

By Matt Ehalt

Injured Mets relievers Jeurys Familia (biceps) and Scott Atchison (elbow) both began their rehab assignments with the St. Lucie Mets on Saturday and pitched scoreless innings. Familia pitched a perfect eighth inning while Atchison followed with a perfect ninth in St. Lucie's 1-0 win over Bradenton.

Familia was placed on the disabled list on May 12, retroactive to May 9, with right biceps tendinitis. He is 0-0 with a 3.48 ERA spanning eight games. Atchison was placed on the disabled list on May 14 with inflammation in his right elbow that led to finger numbness. The veteran is 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA in 19 games this season.