Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

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...

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...