According to ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, Jeremy Hefner tossed 15 pitches from the mound as scheduled on Tuesday morning. His next step in his road to recovery will come on Saturday when he is slated to throw 20 pitches.
Afterwards, Jeremy tweeted out his thoughts:
Everything went well. Thanks for the kinds words. Back at it tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/wDgYoFtKVN
According to ESPN‘s Adam Rubin, Hefner will soon throw 15 pitches from the mound in Port St. Lucie. This will mark the first time he’s throwing from the mound since having surgery on August 28th.
The 28-year old right-hander posted a 4.34 ERA in 130.2 innings in 2013 for the Mets before sustaining the injury.