Category: ‘Relief Pitchers’

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...

New York Mets Will Be Looking for Pitching Prior to Trade Deadline
July 21st, 2016 at 8:32 PM
The trade deadline is officially 11 days away, and the New York Mets figure to be buyers since they are in the thick of the playoff chase. The Mets have been an inconsistent team this season as their offense has struggled and injuries have depleted the team's pitching depth, but...

Jim Henderson Forced to Re-Start Rehab Assignment After Hamstring Injury
July 21st, 2016 at 3:09 PM
New York Mets' relief pitcher Jim Henderson's return to the majors has hit a speed bump. Henderson, who has been sidelined with a right elbow impingement, will need to re-start his rehab assignment after suffering a hamstring injury, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports. The new injury occurred...

Mets 101 Met of the Month, June 2016: Jeurys Familia
July 3rd, 2016 at 10:02 AM
Picking a Met of the Month winner for June was quite a challenge. The New York Mets went 12-15 during the season's third month, with few standout performances thanks to a lack of offense. The team's top two hitters for the month, Yoenis Cespedes (.315/4/9) and James Loney (.294/3/10) put...