Chris Flexen Undergoes Knee Surgery, 2 Signings

Chris Flexen underwent arthroscopic knee surgery recently according to Mets.com’s Anthony Dicomo. According to the report, Flexen had a bone chip in his knee that was causing swelling and discomfort during camp, as he was scratched from two games.

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He’s expected to be out for two to three weeks and will likely not be starting the season in his projected Double-A. His Profile is Available under the Binghamton Rumble Ponies Tab at the Menu.

The Mets signed Donovan Hand, who was featured in Sunday’s game. Hand had been with Milwaukee for a majority of his career, and played with Cincinnati the last two seasons. He throws a fourseam fastball that reaches up to 91, and a two seamer he relies on that gets up to 90. He also has an above-average slider. I’m not sure whether or not he goes to Binghamton, but he can pitch both as a reliever and a starter.

The Mets also signed undrafted free agent Danny Hoy, who had a great career playing four years at Princeton University and then played in the Independent League for a few games. I don’t have a scouting report on him, but he may be a bench guy at one of the A-ball teams or a starter with Brooklyn. You can view his Princeton Stats Here

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