Mets place Jerry Blevins, Travis d'Arnaud on 15-day disabled list

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.
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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 If they have recovered from their injuries, the two players will be permitted to begin baseball activity after those periods.

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