Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

New York Mets Sign Reliever Daniel Bard to Minor League Deal
June 11th, 2017 at 8:49 PM
The New York Mets have signed right hander Daniel Bard to a minor league deal, Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reports. Bard last pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals' organization, going 0-1 with a 10.38 ERA in 10 appearances for their AA affiliate. This is the latest in a string...

St. Louis Cardinals Claim Sean Gilmartin Off Waivers from New York Mets
June 11th, 2017 at 3:47 PM
The New York Mets needed to make a 40 man roster move to activate Seth Lugo from the 60 day disabled list, and they opted to designate Sean Gilmartin for assignment. Gilmartin wasn't without a home for long, however, as's Anthony DiComo reports that the St. Louis Cardinals claimed...

Report: New York Mets Considering Closer Role for Robert Gsellman
May 31st, 2017 at 11:16 AM
When Steven Matz and Seth Lugo rejoin the rotation next week, the New York Mets are planning on shifting Robert Gsellman into the bullpen. Gsellman has pitched better of late, turning in two consecutive quality starts as he finally appears to have a good feel for his sinker. Despite the...

Terry Collins’ Bullpen Management Has Been Baffling This Season
May 25th, 2017 at 11:46 AM
Stop if you've heard this one before: the New York Mets have a big problem with pitching this season. That has been the dominant storyline in the Mets' disappointing 19-25 start to a campaign that began with World Series expectations. The Mets' problems with their staff, particularly the bullpen, have...

New York Mets are Done for Unless They Get More Out of Their Pitching
May 14th, 2017 at 9:58 PM
The New York Mets are only 36 games into their season, but it has gone far from swimmingly. While injuries have been a problem for the Mets, who find themselves four games below .500, the bigger issue has been the absolutely atrocious results they have gotten from their pitching staff....