Tests confirm Mets LHP Matz fighting nerve issue

New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz is fighting a nerve issue in his pitching elbow, tests confirmed Monday, according to MLB.com.Matz was experiencing soreness in his left forearm and returned to New York on Sunday to undergo a battery of tests.”He’s been able to pitch fine and swing the bat fine, but at this point, when it was bothering him today, we figured we better go get it checked out,” Mets manager Mickey Callaway said.

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