Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

Hansel Robles Becoming Valuable Member of New York Mets’ Bullpen
July 22nd, 2016 at 10:53 AM
When the year began, the New York Mets' bullpen looked relatively set in the late innings. Jeurys Familia would be the closer, while Addison Reed was the primary set up man with Jim Henderson and Antonio Bastardo slated to be seventh inning guys. As the season wore on, Henderson got...

New York Mets Will Be Looking for Pitching Prior to Trade Deadline
July 21st, 2016 at 8:32 PM
The trade deadline is officially 11 days away, and the New York Mets figure to be buyers since they are in the thick of the playoff chase. The Mets have been an inconsistent team this season as their offense has struggled and injuries have depleted the team's pitching depth, but...

Jim Henderson Forced to Re-Start Rehab Assignment After Hamstring Injury
July 21st, 2016 at 3:09 PM
New York Mets' relief pitcher Jim Henderson's return to the majors has hit a speed bump. Henderson, who has been sidelined with a right elbow impingement, will need to re-start his rehab assignment after suffering a hamstring injury, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports. The new injury occurred...

Mets 101 Met of the Month, June 2016: Jeurys Familia
July 3rd, 2016 at 10:02 AM
Picking a Met of the Month winner for June was quite a challenge. The New York Mets went 12-15 during the season's third month, with few standout performances thanks to a lack of offense. The team's top two hitters for the month, Yoenis Cespedes (.315/4/9) and James Loney (.294/3/10) put...

New York Mets Will Promote Reliever Seth Lugo to Majors
June 30th, 2016 at 9:02 AM
***PHOTO1***The New York Mets' bullpen has been taxed heavily of late, needing to pitch at least three innings in five of the last games. The unit could use fresh blood, so the Mets have decided to recall right hander Seth Lugo from the Triple-A Las Vegas 51's, Matt Ehalt of...