New York Mets left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins likely will have surgery next week after fracturing the distal radius bone in his left arm --€“ again.

Blevins originally broke the bone when he was hit by a line drive on April 19, and he re-injured it when he tripped while stepping off a curb Monday.

The team announced that Blevins is unlikely to pitch again this season, perhaps explaining why the Mets acquired lefty reliever Eric O'Flaherty from the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday.

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In seven appearances this season, Blevins posted a 0.00 ERA and struck out five batters in four innings.