The evolution of the Mets’ bullpen from disaster to team strength has been one of the most pleasant surprises of the 2014 season. One of the big reasons has been the clearing out of older guys who either lost zip on their fastballs (Farnsworth, Valverde) or who never had it in the first place (Lannan, Rice). Now the Mets can throw waves of guys who throw 94 or higher and if the...
The Mets announced that pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka has been placed on the DL with inflammation in his right elbow.
The Mets recalled reliever Buddy Carlyle to replace Dice-K in the bullpen.
Right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka is in New York having his elbow examined according to manager Terry Collins. Dice-K felt pain in his elbow and will have an MRI.
Matsuzaka looked like...
Per Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have designated RHP Buddy Carlyle for assignment to make room on the active roster for OF Andrew Brown.
Carlyle, 36, appeared in two games for the Amazin’s, including Wednesday night where he pitched 1 and 1/3rd’s innings, allowing zero runs and striking out three.
LHP Dana Eveland will stick with the big league club as the team’s third...
As expected, the Mets have demoted rookie right-hander Rafael Montero to Triple-A Las Vegas to clear the roster spot for reliever Buddy Carlyle who was promoted after last night’s game. Montero lasted just 3.2 innings in Friday’s 14-inning loss to the Phillies.
Mets asst GM John Ricco said Montero’s demotion was solely out of necessity because the bullpen is shot...
The New York Mets will call up relief pitcher Buddy Carlyle Saturday to provide help to their bullpen.
Carlyle has been toiling around the majors for years as a relief pitcher/spot starter but has never really stuck around. Things do not figure to change with the Mets.
Carlyle has a 1.33 ERA in 20 1/3 innings at Triple-A Las Vegas and could be the first man used out of the pen for...
Reliever Buddy Carlyle is on his way to Philadelphia as the Mets import a much-needed fresh arm for their bullpen.
The team used all seven relievers in their 6-5 14-inning loss to the Phillies Friday night, leaving them with a shortage.
Carlyle, 36, is 1-1 with a save and 1.33 ERA in 20 1/3 innings over 17 games for the Mets' AAA affiliate in Las Vegas.
The journeyman pitcher...
The Mets announced that 36-year-old reliever Buddy Carlyle will be promoted from Las Vegas and join the team in time for Saturday’s game.
A corresponding move has not yet been announced, but a few beat writers believe it could be Rafael Montero.
The move was necessitated after the bullpen logged 9.1 innings in Friday’s 6-5 loss to the Phillies in 14 innings.
Carlyle is 1-1 with...
Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes that the Mets signed right-handed reliever Buddy Carlyle to a minor-league contract and it does not include an invite to the big-league camp. Carlyle, 36, last pitched in...
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The New York Mets have signed free agent pitcher Buddy Carlyle to a minor league contract.
Carlyle, 36, will not be invited to spring training. Last season Carlyle spent the entire year at Triple-A for Toronto posting a 3.86 ERA and a 76/20 K/BB ratio in 56 innings of work.
In parts of seven big league seasons Carlyle has appeared in 112 games posting a 5.58 ERA and a 1.45 WHIP.