Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

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...

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...