Tag: Jeurys Familia

What Will Familia Do For An Encore This Season

An article by posted on February 6, 2016 0 Comments
What Will Familia Do For An Encore This Season

With Antonio Bastardo already in camp, the New York Mets bullpen will start to take form. There’s a battle for the last spot, depending on whether Sean Gilmartin, Rafael Montero or Logan Verrett can fill the sixth starter role. Bastardo believes he’ll be the answer in the 8th inning, although Addison Reed will likely have something […]

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Mets, Familia Reach Agreement, Avoiding Arbitration

An article by posted on February 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets, Familia Reach Agreement, Avoiding Arbitration

The Mets avoided arbitration with closer Jeurys Familia on Wednesday, agreeing upon a one-year, $4.1 million deal, per reports. Familia, 26, emerged as a star in 2015, taking over the closer’s role and notching 43 saves and a league-high 65 games finished. Familia had an ERA of 1.85 and a WHIP of 1.00, striking out […]

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Mets May Not Be Done Adding To The Bullpen

An article by posted on January 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets May Not Be Done Adding To The Bullpen

If you thought the Mets’ offseason was essentially done after the recent additions of LHP Antonio Bastardo and outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, not so fast. During the BBWAA Dinner in Manhattan on Saturday night, a team source told Mike Puma of the New York Post that the Mets may not be finished adding to the bullpen. After signing […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Harvey, Tejada, Reed, Torres, Edgin

An article by posted on January 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Harvey, Tejada, Reed, Torres, Edgin

Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reports that the Mets have agreed to contracts with relievers Addison Reed for $5.3 million, Carlos Torres for $1.05 million, and Josh Edgin for $625,000, thus avoiding arbitration. Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record adds hat the Mets have also settled with Matt Harvey for $4.325 million and Ruben Tejada […]

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Familia Reflects On World Series Performance

An article by posted on November 4, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Reflects On World Series Performance

As most of you know, Jeurys Familia took over the closer’s role this season after Jenrry Mejia was suspended for using performance enhancing drugs shortly after Opening Day last April. The suspension shocked everyone and nobody knew how Familia would fare in his new pressure-packed role. But Familia eased all our concerns and embraced his […]

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Familia Slams The Door With Overpowering Six-Out Save!

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Slams The Door With Overpowering Six-Out Save!

Jeurys Familia was amazing after being called on for the six out save in last night’s game. While it was the first of his career, he looked as dominating as ever. He retired every batter he faced as he faced as he overpowered the Dodgers with his explosive heat. Familia struck out the final two […]

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MLBTR: Mets Projected Arbitration Salaries

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
MLBTR: Mets Projected Arbitration Salaries

Here are the projected arbitration salaries for the New York Mets that were just released by MLB Trade Rumors for the upcoming offseason. The Mets have 11 players that are eligible for salary arbitration: Eric Young Jr. (5.052) – $600K Buddy Carlyle (5.002) – $1.1MM Ruben Tejada (4.171) – $2.5MM Lucas Duda (4.137) – $6.8MM […]

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Jeurys Familia Closing In On Mets Saves Record

An article by posted on September 15, 2015 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia Closing In On Mets Saves Record

Last night Jeurys Familia converted his 41st save of the season and is now 41-46 in save opportunities. Familia becomes only the third Mets closer to save 40 games in a season joining Armando Benitez who did it twice in 2000 and 2001, and Billy Wagner who did it once in 2006. What’s remarkable about […]

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The Seventh Inning Question

An article by posted on September 8, 2015 0 Comments
The Seventh Inning Question

Following the return of Jenrry Mejia from a PED suspension that cost him 80 games , the Mets had every reason to expect that they had an important portion of their bullpen “bridge” available, at least for the balance of the regular season. With Jeurys Familia firmly entrenched as the team’s closer and a number […]

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MMO Game Recap: Red Sox 6, Mets 4

An article by posted on August 28, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Red Sox 6, Mets 4

The Mets (71-57) were defeated by the Boston Red Sox (59-69) by a score of 6-4 tonight at Citi Field. Pitching: Matt Harvey got the start to kick off the weekend series against the BoSox, and did exactly what Mets fans are so accustomed to the dominant righty doing. Harvey pitched six strong innings, allowing […]

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