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Jenrry Mejia returns to Mets camp after thyroid exam

Mar 8, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

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Jenrry Mejia left Mets camp and went to New York to be examined for a hyperactive thyroid, but the 23-year-old right-hander has been cleared to return to spring training.

It all started when doctors red-flagged something during Mejia’s annual physical exam, but according to manager Terry Collins he’ll have “no limitations.”

Officially the Mets haven’t actually said what the issue was and MLB.com continues to call it simply “a medical issue unrelated to his pitching arm.” However, several reporters had the thyroid-related details and Mejia himself told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that he’s been advised to stay away from seafood to keep things in check.

  1. dalucks - Mar 8, 2013 at 10:46 AM

    I am glad to know he is healthy. As a Mets fan, pitching is the key to the Mets finishing north of 81 wins this season.

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