Mets RHP Buchholz is out with depression, anxiety
Mets right-hander Taylor Buchholz did not return from the
disabled list after his pitching shoulder healed because he is
being treated for depression and anxiety.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said the team has waited to
disclose Buchholz’s condition until he was comfortable with it
Buchholz said in a statement the Mets released Friday before
their game against the crosstown rival Yankees that he also
suffered from depression and anxiety last season with the Colorado
Rockies before he returned from Tommy John surgery.
Buchholz is taking new medication and says he is not supposed to
pitch until he adjusts to the dosage.
Buchholz went on the DL June 2, retroactive to May 30 with