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Topic - Dan Warthen
Jenrry Mejia's spot in the New York Mets' rotation is in jeopardy, but the young right-hander is reluctant to pitch out of the bullpen.
New York Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese received a cortisone injection in the back of his left elbow Monday and was cleared to resume throwing later this week.
Dan Warthen and the Mets apologized after the team's pitching coach used a racial slur in describing the translator for New York pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka.
New York Mets ace Matt Harvey was cleared Thursday to start playing catch only four months after having reconstructive elbow surgery.
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson says Johan Santana is becoming "less and less likely" to be ready for the team's opener against San Diego on April 1.
"I issued the statement. I put out the apology," Warthen said Thursday. "I'm sticking by the statement. I already made the apologies to all the appropriate people. I don't think there's any ill feelings by any of the people in this room. I made a mistake. I live up to it. It will not happen again."
"I apologize for the thoughtless remarks that I made yesterday in the clubhouse," Warthen said in statement released by the team Wednesday. "They were a poor attempt at humor but were wrong and inappropriate in any setting. I am very sorry."