Mets Sign Reliever Blaine Boyer To Minor League Deal (With Bonus Piazza Call)

An article by posted on January 21, 2011

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York is reporting that the Mets have signed RHP Blaine Boyer to a minor league contract, and invited him to Spring Training.

Boyer, 29, went 3-2 with a 4.26 ERA in 54 relief appearances for the Arizona Diamondbacks last season.

He was very effective against right handed hitters last season who batted .198 off him in 111 at bats.

He also has played for the Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals and apparently enjoys knocking down umpires who don’t give him the outside corner. :-)

All I really know about Blaine Boyer is this…

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