METS RELEASE KEN TAKAHASHI FLUSHING, N.Y., October 20, 2009 – The New York Mets today announced that they released lefthanded pitcher Ken Takahashi. In 28 games out of the bullpen this season, Takahashi was 0-1 with a 2.96 ERA. The 40-year-old also appeared in 18 games for Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. He made seven starts and finished 1-3 with a 2.38 ERA for the Bisons.
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The Mets may not seem to have much luck with medical works, but they continued their unbeaten streak of announcing every procedure as successful surgery. Here's the release on Jose Reyes operation:
FLUSHING, N.Y., October 15, 2009 – Mets
shortstop Jose Reyes this morning underwent successful
surgery to clean up scar tissue remaining from his torn accessory
hamstring tendon behind the right knee (semi tendinosis tendon). The operation
was performed by Dr. Daniel E. Cooper at North
Central Surgical Center in Dallas.
surgery, Dr. Cooper and Mets Medical Director Dr. David
Altchek of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York discussed that the surgery
went well and according to their plan.
begin his rehab shortly and resume baseball
activities soon after the New Year. He is expected to make a
full recovery and be ready for 2010 Spring Training.