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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Jeurys Familia Diagnosed With Arterial Clot In Shoulder

Mets closer Jeurys Familia has been diagnosed with an “arterial clot” in his right shoulder, per a club announcement. He’ll head for a visit with Dr. Robert Thompson, with a surgical option considered possible.

Obviously, we don’t yet know whether surgery is likely. But it seems squarely on the table given that the team noted that possibility in the announcement — a rather unusual step when the treatment course has yet to be finalized.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: May 11, 2017 at 02:01 PM | 19 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Lassus Posted: May 11, 2017 at 02:24 PM (#5453617)
This is not the adaptation of American Gods I was looking for.
   2. Jeff Francoeur's OPS Posted: May 11, 2017 at 02:31 PM (#5453624)
The Curse of Wally Backman.
   3. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: May 11, 2017 at 03:57 PM (#5453703)
At this point we have to assume that Citi Field is built on an ancient Indian burial ground.
   4. zack Posted: May 11, 2017 at 04:24 PM (#5453719)
I suppose this means that Conforto's "hamstring tightness" will turn out to have meant "missing femur".
   5. RJ in TO Posted: May 11, 2017 at 04:30 PM (#5453723)
I suppose this means that Conforto's "hamstring tightness" will turn out to have meant "missing femur".
He's actually been dead for six months.
   6. . . . . . . . . . . Posted: May 11, 2017 at 04:52 PM (#5453738)
Yikes - this is one of the few truly scary injuries a pitcher can get (and oddly, one that seems to favor really good pitchers)
   7. Bote Man Posted: May 11, 2017 at 05:46 PM (#5453777)
Yeah, isn't this next of kin to thrombosis? (Paging TheBoyQueen) If a portion of that clot decides to go for a cruise through Familia's circulatory system he could...die. I wish him the best so that he can return to the mound to watch Bryce Harper hit a walk-off home run off him later this season.
   8. asinwreck Posted: May 11, 2017 at 06:02 PM (#5453794)
I really hope he avoids what happened to J.R. Richard.
   9. Batman Posted: May 11, 2017 at 06:18 PM (#5453806)
At this point we have to assume that Citi Field is built on an ancient Indian burial ground.
"You son of a #####! You moved first base, but you left Julio Franco's body, didn't you?! You son of a #####, you left the body and you only moved the base! YOU ONLY MOVED THE BASE! WHY?! WHY?!"
   10. Cargo Cultist Posted: May 11, 2017 at 08:59 PM (#5453887)
Normally I would laugh at the Mets for their continued hopelessness, stupidity and bad luck but this is a serious and life-threatening situation.

Good luck, Jeurys Familia..

   11. Bobvila Posted: May 11, 2017 at 10:26 PM (#5453940)
Re: #7. Venous clots that travel are life threatening. Veins have blood that travels centrally to organs like the lungs. Arteries send blood out to capillary beds in the periphery (in this case the hands etc.) and those are incredibly unlikely to create a life threatening condition.
   12. Howie Menckel Posted: May 11, 2017 at 10:58 PM (#5453958)

if this happened a year ago, the Mets could have placed Harvey in his ideal place - closer.

easy gig, he knows when he's not available, Mets pay a fortune for Batman music as he enters and more for video, and any decent-success SP can thrive in the role.

he'd probably "fly" in to the mound on wires as a Caped Crusader, and adopt a signature move after the SV. maybe video of a TV wall crawl.

but they don't have many SPs now, so no
   13. Cargo Cultist Posted: May 12, 2017 at 12:49 AM (#5453996)
"Arterial embolism can be serious if not treated promptly. Without treatment, it has a 25% to 30% mortality rate. The affected area can be permanently damaged, and up to approximately 25% of cases require amputation of an affected extremity."
   14. the Hugh Jorgan returns Posted: May 12, 2017 at 12:50 AM (#5453997)
Good luck to Jeurys on his treatment.

But man oh man, in Met's world when it rains it doesn't just pour, it's like one of those Bangladeshi monsoonal deals that lasts like 4 months and drops like 3 feet of rain.

Edited for spelling
   15. There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: May 12, 2017 at 10:01 AM (#5454104)
Still repaying Satan for Buckner...
   16. There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: May 12, 2017 at 10:02 AM (#5454105)
I wish him the best so that he can return to the mound to watch Bryce Harper hit a walk-off home run off him later this season.


That only happens in the playoffs, so, not likely...
   17. Never Give an Inge (Dave) Posted: May 12, 2017 at 12:13 PM (#5454262)

Despite all this, the Mets could be .500 at the end of the day. Shows how much talent this team started the season with.
   18. Renegade (((JE))) Posted: May 12, 2017 at 12:30 PM (#5454279)
DJ Short, just now:
Every member of the Mets' rotation is healthy and looking great, with few exceptions.
   19. RMc's Aggravating as Hell, Arrogant, Disrespectful Posted: May 12, 2017 at 12:49 PM (#5454314)
The 2017 Mets: Not even once!

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