Fri, 04 Jul 2014 10:32:38 -0700
New York Mets SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) threw about 20 batting-practice pitches Friday, July 4. It was the first time Hefner faced batters since undergoing Tommy John surgery. Hefner hopes to return before the end of the year.
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:56:19 -0700
New York Mets SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) is scheduled to throw around 15 pitches off a mound in Florida Tuesday, June 10, as he returns from Tommy John surgery last August.
Tue, 06 May 2014 14:54:46 -0700
New York Mets SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) is hoping to move to throwing off flat ground from 120 feet later this week, and he might start throwing off the slope of a mound two or three weeks after that. Hefner just wants to make sure he's ready to go for the 2015 season, even if he can't pitch competitively this year. He said he's making mechanical adjustments along the way, focusing on not letting his upper body fly open during his delivery.
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 14:53:20 -0800
New York Mets SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) threw for the first time Monday, Feb. 17, since having Tommy John surgery last August, throwing 20 times off flat ground from 60 feet. Hefner will throw two more times this week and then increase the distance and throw four times next week. He'll need to get out to 150 feet before throwing off a mound, and he hopes to be ready by mid-August.
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 12:48:21 -0800
New York Mets SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) will be examined by Dr. David Altchek next week after having Tommy John surgery last August. "I'm probably going to miss the whole year anyway … but I'll come and work hard and you never know," Hefner said. "I might come back and be able to throw in August or September."
Tue, 14 Jan 2014 20:30:59 -0800
New York Mets SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) is a non-roster invitee to spring training, but he is returning from Tommy John surgery and projected to miss most, if not the entire, 2014 season.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 14:34:12 -0800
The New York Mets re-signed SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) to minor league deal after he was non-tendered last week. Hefner is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery.
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 07:43:59 -0800
The New York Mets non-tendered SP Jeremy Hefner and INF Justin Turner.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 10:15:02 -0700
New York Mets SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) underwent Tommy John surgery Wednesday, Aug. 28, and said the doctor told him everything went well.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:58:04 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Mets SP Jeremy Hefner (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery, a source said Monday, Aug. 26.