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Mets put Jenrry Mejia on DL

Updated: August 18, 2013, 3:25 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

SAN DIEGO -- The New York Mets placed Jenrry Mejia on the disabled list Sunday, a day after the right-hander departed his start against the San Diego Padres in the fourth inning with elbow discomfort.

Mejia, 23, has a bone spur in his right elbow that he knew would require surgery after the season to remove.

The discomfort became too great Saturday to continue pitching with the issue. Manager Terry Collins said he believed Mejia now would undergo the surgery soon, ending ...

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