deGrom on family medical emergency list due to newborn's health
The New York Mets have placed right-hander Jacob deGrom on the league's family emergency list, according to multiple reports.
DeGrom placed on bereavement family medical emergency list. Related to the baby. #Mets.— Kristie Ackert (@Ackert_NYDN) April 16, 2016
Jacob deGrom has been placed on family medical emergency list related to the newborn. Eric Campbell activated.... https://t.co/MO6ZEsT3yC— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) April 16, 2016
Stacy deGrom gave birth to the couple's first child Monday night.
The 27-year-old deGrom has been battling a lat injury that has limited him to just one abbreviated start this season (six innings of one-run ball with six strikeouts).