Friday, September 06, 2013
Mets News: Scott Rice will get sports hernia surgery, will miss the rest of season
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN NY, Lefty reliever Scott Rice needs surgery for a sports hernia and will miss the remainder of the season. He will undergo the procedure next week.
Rice currently leads the majors with 73 relief appearances this season. He had pitched in the minors since 1999 until making this season's Opening Day roster.
Rice, 31, had a 4-5 record and 3.71 ERA this season. Lefties his .174 against him.
The Mets added Sean Henn to the roster to get another lefty in bullpen.