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Mets Tuesday: Which prospect won the home run derby?

Two of the Mets' top prospects decided to have their own home run derby. Manager Terry Collins hopes it was a sign of times to come. Also, Fernando Salas will be a setup man again and Brandon Nimmo explores his family history.
1 day ago

Mets see $3M bargain as immediate eighth-inning ‘answer’

PORT ST. LUCIE — Nerves were taking their toll on Fernando Salas. As a first-time free agent, the righty reliever wasn’t quite sure what to expect during the offseason, but arriving in late January without a job was eye-opening to say the least. Salas ultimately received a one-year deal worth $3 million for a return...
Via New York Post
2 days ago

Mets PSL Notes: Rowen Unhittable, Familia Back In Camp, Salas Dealing

Mets pitcher Ben Rowen was “basically unhittable” off the mound today in Port St. Lucie, according to Abbey Mastracco on Twitter. Though he has tallied only 11.2 Major League innings, the submariner has gone 25-10 with a 1.85 ERA and 1.022 WHIP in the Minor Leagues since 2010. This could end up being another low-risk high-reward signing by Sandy Alderson that ends up having a...
Via Mets Merized Online
2 days ago

Reliever Fernando Salas, Mets finalize $3M, 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) Reliever Fernando Salas and the New York Mets have finalized a $3 million, one-year contract. The deal had been agreed to Feb. 3 pending a successful physical and was completed Wednesday. Salas can earn an additional $350,000 in performance bonuses base: $50,000 each for 40, 45, 50, 55, 65, 70 and 75 relief appearances. Acquired from the Los Angeles Angels in an...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Fernando Salas Passes Physical, Officially Signs With Mets

Fernando Salas has passed his physical and has officially signed with the Mets, according to Anthony DiComo on Twitter. The back end of the bullpen is shaping up to be very strong, with Salas, Jerry Blevins, Hansel Robles, Addison Reed, and Jeurys Familia. Original Post – Feb 3 The New York Mets are re-signing reliever Fernando Salas according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The...
Via Mets Merized Online
7 days ago

Mets finalize deal to bring back Salas

The New York Mets have finalized a one-year deal to bring back reliever Fernando Salas, the team announced Wednesday.
7 days ago

Mets traded Ynoa to Orioles for Cash, opening spot for Salas

The Mets traded pitcher Gabriel Ynoa to the Baltimore Orioles for cash, clearing a roster spot for New York to finalize its contract with reliever Fernando Salas. A 23-year-old right-hander, Ynoa made his big league debut last Aug. 13 and was 1-0 with a 6.38 ERA in three starts and seven relief appearances covering 18 1/3 innings. He was 12-5 with a 3.97 ERA in 25 starts with Triple...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Who will be the New York Mets second lefty in the bullpen?

This past Friday, the New York Mets signed three relief pitchers to bolster their bullpen for the upcoming 2017 season. Two of those signings, Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas, are returning players who made significant contributions to last year’s wild card team. Salas provides the team with an effective right-handed late inning reliever, while Blevins is a versatile left hander...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Mets agree to re-sign Blevins, Salas in bullpen

NEW YORK (AP) Aiming to fill out their bullpen, the New York Mets are set to bring back a pair of important pieces from last year's playoff team. A person familiar with the deals says free-agent relievers Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas have agreed to contract terms with the Mets. The person spoke Friday night on condition of anonymity because the agreements were pending physicals...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Questioning Fernando Salas’ 2014 season

Seemingly a throw-in in the Freese-Bourjos swap, Fernando Salas became an underappreciated part of the Angels bullpen turnaround. Not that anyone really noticed. Does anyone realize that Salas had a career yer?Salas became a thing in 2011 when he had a breakout campaign for the Cardinals, he then began to flounder. His walk rate and strikeout rate were all over the map the next two...
Via Monkey with a Halo
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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