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NL East: Seth Lugo to miss first few weeks of season

Here’s what’s going on in the National League East.

World Baseball Classic - Pool D - Game 2 - Venezuela v Puerto Rico Photo by Miguel Tovar/Getty Images

Seth Lugo has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a slight UCL tear. While it’s not been made clear yet what the lasting prognosis is, he’ll be out a few weeks at minimum. It’s safe to assume that a large part of this problem is a lingering effect of all the use Team Puerto Rico got out of Lugo’s arm in the WBC. The righty is seeking a second opinion on how to move forward, but sources close to the team say they outlook isn’t rosy. That’s just the Mets’ luck, isn’t it? Having a complete, injury-free rotation would make it too easy.

Here’s what else is goin’ down in the National League East: