New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom was been placed on Major League Baseball’s family emergency list due to complications after his wife, Stacey, gave birth to their newborn son, Jaxon.

Anthony DiComo of passed along the news on Saturday. DiComo also provided comments from Mets manager Terry Collins about the situation: “We’re all praying and pulling for him.”

Marc Carig of Newsday noted Collins wouldn’t provide any further information about the extent of the complications or comment on whether it’s a life-threatening situation.

Mike Puma of the New York Post provided more details on deGrom‘s son given to him by a person who talked with the pitcher:

According to Carig, Collins said deGrom told him on Saturday night that Jaxon‘s condition has improved. On Monday, Adam Rubin of ESPN reported deGrom and his wife took the baby home from the hospital and that he will throw a simulated game on Tuesday.

Per Rubin, Collins “is not ruling out a return to a major league game next weekend at Atlanta, but it could be during the subsequent homestand instead.”

DeGrom, who’s made just one start this season, has been dealing with a lat injury. Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News noted deGrom couldn’t complete a scheduled bullpen Friday, which left his status in further question. And now there’s obviously a far greater concern than when he’ll return to the mound.

Eric Campbell will fill the open spot on the roster for the time being, per Rubin.

DeGrom can remain on the league’s family emergency list for between three and seven days, according to SportsCenter.

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