Arodys Vizcaino / Atlanta Braves / Jason Vargas / Mac Williamson / New York Mets / Pat Neshek / Philadelphia Phillies / Preston Tucker / San Francisco Giants

NL Notes: Mets, Braves, Giants, Phillies

Posted On: Jun 24, 2018   |   Posted By: MLB Trade Rumors

The Mets will send left-hander Jason Vargas to the disabled list and recall righty Chris Flexen from Triple-A, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports on Twitter. Vargas is dealing with a strained calf, thus continuing a disastrous age-35 season for him. After joining the Mets on a two-year, $16MM deal in free agency, Vargas has gone on the DL twice and managed horrid numbers in between. With 37 2/3 innings pitched in nine starts, Vargas has averaged just over four frames per appearance and notched an 8.60 ERA/6.55 FIP.
Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino is battling right shoulder soreness, which has been a concern throughout the season, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com. Vizcaino had a cortisone injection this week, per Bowman, and manager Brian Snitker noted that “there are times, he's going to have to be down just to get him through the year.” Despite the 27-year-old's shoulder issues, the first-place Braves weren't interested in ponying up for fellow late-game option...

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