The New York Mets have placed right-hander Jacob deGrom on the league's family emergency list, according to multiple reports.
Jacob deGrom has been placed on MLB's family emergency list due to an issue with his baby. Please keep him and wife Stacey in your thoughts.— Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) April 16, 2016
DeGrom placed on bereavement family medical emergency list. Related to the baby. #Mets.— Kristie Ackert (@Ackert_NYDN) April 16, 2016
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Jacob deGrom has been placed on family medical emergency list related to the newborn. Eric Campbell activated.... https://t.co/MO6ZEsT3yC— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) April 16, 2016
Stacy deGrom gave birth to the couple's first child Monday night.
The 27-year-old deGrom has been battling a lat injury that has limited him to just one abbreviated start this season (six innings of one-run ball with six strikeouts).