Mets’ Gee is designated
Right-hander Dillon Gee has been designated for assignment by the New York Mets after being replaced in the rotation by Noah Syndergaard during an injury-interrupted season.
The move came Monday, a day after Gee gave up eight runs and 11 hits in 32⁄ innings against Atlanta.
General Manager Sandy Alderson said the Mets will try to trade Gee or push him through waivers.
Gee, 29, is being paid $5.3 million this year. He has a 5.90 earned-run average. In six big league seasons, Gee is 40-37 with a 4.03 ERA. Etc.
The Toronto Blue Jays put right-hander Aaron Sanchez on the 15-day disabled list because of a mild lateral muscle strain. ... Miami Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez says his target date to rejoin the rotation is July 2, about 131⁄ months after he underwent elbow ligament-replacement surgery.