Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

Erik Goeddel Underwent Off Season Surgery to Remove Bone Spur in His Elbow
February 15th, 2017 at 9:47 AM
One of the biggest surprises for the New York Mets' pitching staff in 2015 was the emergence of relief pitcher Erik Goeddel. Goeddel, a relatively unheralded prospect at the time of his big league call up, made a huge impact in the bullpen, pitching to a 2.43 ERA and earning...

Report: New York Mets Re-Sign Fernando Salas to One Year Deal
February 3rd, 2017 at 3:07 PM
After a nearly three month wait, the New York Mets finally fortified the back end of their bullpen by bringing back one of their own. The Mets re-signed right handed reliever Fernando Salas, who they acquired in a late season trade from the Los Angeles Angels, Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal...

Report: MLB Getting Frustrated with Pace of Jeurys Familia Investigation
February 2nd, 2017 at 12:24 PM
When Jeurys Familia got arrested on a domestic violence related charge in October, many assumed that the New York Mets' closer was in line for a suspension to start the 2017 season. Even though charges against Familia were eventually dropped and a judge expunged the charge from Familia's record, the...

Report: New York Mets Trying to Get Creative with Contract for Jerry Blevins
February 1st, 2017 at 12:22 PM
The New York Mets are trying hard to find a left handed reliever to improve their bullpen before the start of spring training, and the most logical fit remains Jerry Blevins. Re-signing Blevins, who went 4-2 with a 2.79 ERA in 73 appearances for the Mets in 2016, would go...

Free Agent Reliever Sergio Romo Says Mets, Nationals Showing Interest in Him
February 1st, 2017 at 7:52 AM
The free agent market is starting to move for relievers, and the New York Mets are still looking for bullpen help. The Mets entered the offseason looking to add a left handed reliever and a right handed set up man with closing experience, but to this point the Mets have...