New York Mets defeat Pittsburgh Pirates, 8-7

Henry Blanco could see the anguish on Jenrry Mejia's face, but at first the catcher thought the pitcher had just landed awkwardly in a hole in the mound.

But, as has been the case for most of this Mets Season of Horrors, the news was worse - the problem was in Mejia's valuable right arm.

Mejia came out of his third major-league start Wednesday night in obvious discomfort after bouncing a pitch to Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen in the third inning, and the Mets said their...

Jenrry Mejia is finished for the season after an MRI exam revealed he has a "rhomboid strain of the right shoulder blade," the Mets said in a statement. The statement did not say when Mejia would be ready to throw again, only that he "is being shut down from throwing until full recovery."

The Mets are hopeful that Mejia will be ready for spring training – one team official even said he thought Mejia would be. But even that official admitted that has not yet been determi...