UPDATE: Brad Como reports the Mets will place Gee on the disabled list after doctors found a blood clot in the artery of his right shoulder.

New York Mets pitcher Dillon Gee has been hospitalized in New York after experiencing numbness in his fingers. Manager Terry Collins said Gee was scheduled to undergo a angiogram.

Gee, who is scheduled to pitch for the Mets in the opener of a three game set in Atlanta on Friday,  has started 17 games for the Mets this season, compiling a 4.10 ERA, 3.68 FIP and 3.50 xFIP. The former 21st round pick is third on the team in strikeouts behind R.A. Dickey and Johan Santana.