Travis d'Arnaud resumed throwing and and will report to the Mets' facility in Port St. Lucie later this week, John Ricco told reporters on Monday. d'Arnaud, who has been on the disabled list since April 26 with a strained rotator cuff, has been rehabbing in California.
Ricco said that d'Arnaud had thrown a few days ago, and felt "pretty good" afterwards. The assistant general manager did not set a timetable for his return, but did say that it was not imminent.
d'Arnaud was not off to a great start this season before going down with injury, starting 13 games but only collecting nine hits and striking out ten times. Injuries have permeated d'Arnaud's young career; when healthy, he has proven to be an above-average hitter and a great pitch framer. But he has not played in more than 110 games since 2011, and while many of his injuries have been unrelated and the result of bad luck, it is concerning just how often he has been on the disabled list in his career.
Ricco also reiterated that Wilmer Flores would be starting his rehab assignment on Tuesday night in Binghamton, with the possibility of rejoining the big league club as soon as Friday. He also mentioned that Zack Wheeler is due to throw a bullpen session soon and is still on track for a July 1 arrival to the majors.