Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

New York Mets’ Bullpen Still Has a Few Job Openings with Opening Day Approaching
March 21st, 2017 at 6:19 PM
The New York Mets have a stacked lineup and starting rotation, but their biggest issue may well be bullpen depth. The bullpen was the Mets' biggest weakness at points last season, causing the team to rely far too heavily on Addison Reed and Jeurys Familia down the stretch. The Mets...

Fernando Salas Expected to Return to New York Mets’ Camp Tomorrow
March 18th, 2017 at 6:47 PM
The New York Mets will get one of their key bullpen arms back from the World Baseball Classic tomorrow. Fernando Salas, who had been pitching for Mexico in the event, will return to Port St. Lucie and rejoin camp tomorrow, SNY's Doug Williams reports. This is a bit of a...

Report: Jeurys Familia Isn’t Expected to Receive Long Suspension
March 17th, 2017 at 9:51 AM
While New York Mets' closer Jeurys Familia is busy pitching for the Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic, the Mets are awaiting word on a potential suspension for their closer. Familia was arrested back in October due to a domestic violence related incident, but all charges were eventually dropped....

Report: Fernando Salas Hasn’t Pitched in Exhibition Games Yet Due to Issue with Work Visa
March 2nd, 2017 at 5:52 PM
While the New York Mets have begun getting work for many of their pitchers this spring in game action, one man who has been noticeably absent is reliever Fernando Salas. Salas, who the Mets re-signed to a one year deal worth three million dollars last month, has yet to appear...

New York Mets Sign RHP Wilfredo Boscan to Minor League Contract
February 23rd, 2017 at 6:35 PM
The New York Mets added to their bullpen depth today when they signed right handed reliever Wilfredo Boscan to a minor league contract. Boscan, 27, was previously a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates' organization. The Pirates promoted Boscan to the major leagues for the first time last season, where he...