Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

New York Mets Demote Josh Edgin, Promote Josh Smoker to Big League Bullpen
August 19th, 2016 at 1:53 PM
The New York Mets made a roster move after last night's game, and both sides of the transaction involved a left handed reliever named Josh. Josh Edgin, who has allowed four runs on three hits and four walks over just five appearances and 3.2 innings pitched, has been demoted to...

New York Mets Re-Acquire Jonathon Niese from Pittsburgh Pirates for Antonio Bastardo
August 1st, 2016 at 4:33 PM
The New York Mets' main move on the day was acquiring outfielder Jay Bruce from the Cincinnati Reds, but they did sneak a second deal in right before the trade deadline. The move comes as a bit of a surprise as General Manager Sandy Alderson told reporters this afternoon that...

Mets 101 Deadline Rumor Roundup: New York Mets Make Three Player Offer for Jonathan Lucroy
July 30th, 2016 at 2:36 PM
The New York Mets are very busy trying to improve their team prior to the trade deadline. Relief pitching and offense appear to be the team's primary focus, with the offense drawing all the attention at the moment. The most buzzed about move for the Mets is a potential trade...

Report: New York Mets May Pursue Trade for Pirates’ Reliever Mark Melancon
July 29th, 2016 at 3:30 PM
The New York Mets are looking high and low for relief help prior to the trade deadline, and their search may have them looking in an unlikely direction. Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that the Mets may jump into the bidding for Pittsburgh Pirates' closer Mark Melancon. Melancon,...

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...