Tag: Jerry Blevins

Which Mets reliever is best suited for the 8th inning?

Which Mets reliever is best suited for the 8th inning?

Major League Baseball seems content to wait until after the World Baseball Classic to announce Mets closer Jeurys Familia’s suspension for domestic abuse charges. While Familia is out, potentially for up to a month, the Mets are likely to turn to Addison Reed to close games. With Reed pitching the ninth inning, the Mets need …

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Mets sign LH relief pitcher; Blevins and Romo still available

Mets sign LH relief pitcher; Blevins and Romo still available

The New York Mets and left-handed relief pitcher Tom Gorzelanny have agreed to terms on a minor league contract, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Gorzelanny, 34, allowed seven runs in three innings for the Cleveland Indians in 2016. He has limited left-handed batters to a .302 on-base percentage over 12 major league seasons. …

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Can the New York Mets afford to re-sign Jerry Blevins?

Can the New York Mets afford to re-sign Jerry Blevins?

Former New York Mets left-handed pitcher Jerry Blevins remains a free agent 18 days before pitchers and catchers report to Port St. Lucie. Blevins, 33, was effective in 73 games for the 2016 Mets as the southpaw pitched to a 2.79 ERA with a career-best 3.47 strikeout-to-walk ratio.┬áKen Rosenthal of Fox Sports reports Blevins is …

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