The New York Mets lost reliever Jerry Blevins and catcher Travis d'Arnaud to fractures at various points during Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins.

By SI Wire
April 19, 2015

The New York Mets placed reliever Jerry Blevins and catcher Travis d'Arnaud​ on the 15-day disabled list, the team announced.

The moves are retroactive to April 20.

Blevins has a distal radius fracture of his left arm and d'Arnaud has a broken right pinky finger. Both players were injured during a 7-6 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday.

The team also announced that it was transferring pitcher Zack Wheeler from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Wheeler had Tommy John surgery last month to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.

Blevins was injured after being struck by a line drive hit by Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon

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Blevins was acquired in a trade with the Washington Nationals late in spring training and had retired all 15 batters he had faced this season.

In the bottom of the seventh inning, d'Arnaud suffered a fractured right hand when he was hit by a pitch from Marlins reliever A.J. Ramos. The 26-year-old catcher is batting .317 on the season with two home runs and over the first 13 games of the season.

Blevins will be in a splint for six weeks, while D'arnaud will be in a splint for three weeks, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN.com. If they have recovered from their injuries, the two players will be permitted to begin baseball activity after those periods.

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