Mets RHP Max Scherzer (neck) scratched from start

Mets RHP Max Scherzer (neck) scratched from start

May 3, 2023; Detroit, Michigan, USA; New York Mets starting pitcher Max Scherzer (21) walks off the field after giving up six runs in 3 1/3 innings against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. It was Scherzer’s first game back after serving a ten game suspension. Credit: Lon Horwedel-USA TODAY Sports
Image: Lon Horwedel-USA TODAY Sports

New York Mets right-hander Max Scherzer was scratched from his start Tuesday night in Cincinnati with neck spasms

The Mets recalled left-hander David Peterson to make the spot start against the Reds

In a corresponding move, the Mets placed right-hander Jimmy Yacabonis on the 15-day injured list with a left quad strain. The move is retroactive to Monday

Scherzer has pitched just once since April 19, an outing of 3 1/3 innings last Wednesday in Detroit. Scherzer served a 10-game suspension in between.

He is 2-2 with a 5.56 ERA in five starts this season.

Peterson is 1-4 with a 7.34 ERA in six starts.

Yacabonis is 2-1 with a 9.00 ERA in five relief appearances.

–Field Level Media

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