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Left-hander Jerry Blevins, Mets finalize $6.5M, 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) Left-hander Jerry Blevins has finalized a $6.5 million, one-year contract to remain with the New York Mets, who have been rebuilding their bullpen as spring training nears. Blevins gets a $5.5 million salary this year, and the Mets have a $7 million option for 2018 with a $1 million buyout. He can earn $100,000 annually in performance bonuses. The 33-year-old reliever...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Jerry Blevins declares himself ready to go

Now, Blevins has thrown off a mound a half-dozen times since being cleared to do so, including Tuesday at the team’s spring-training complex. The forearm has responded well. “There’s always curiosity,” Blevins said. “Something is new. I’ve got metal latched to bone in my arm. So there was definitely a bit of apprehension. But there’s only one way to find out how it’s...
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets bring back lefty reliever Jerry Blevins

The Mets as expected brought back reliever Jerry Blevins, signing him to a one-year, $4 million deal. Blevins was extremely effective for the Mets last year, as he retired all 15 batters he faced, 14 of them lefty swingers. Of course, no one is going to go an entire year with a .000 BABIP nor are they going to have the platoon advantage 93% of the time. Year-in, year-out Randy...
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Sign Jerry Blevins To One Year, $4 Million Deal

According to Matt Yallof of MLB Network on Twitter, the Mets and relief pitcher Jerry Blevins have agreed to a one-year deal worth $4 million, with $1 million in performance bonuses. Blevins, 32, was acquired by the Mets prior to Opening Day from the Nationals in exchange for outfielder Matt den Dekker, and appeared in seven games for the Mets, pitching to a 1-0 record with a pristine...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Blevins done for year after re-breaking arm

By Darryn Albert The bullpen of the New York Mets just suffered a serious blow and it’s all thanks to a sidewalk. No, seriously. Lefty reliever Jerry Blevins, who had been progressing from a fractured distal radius bone in his pitching arm suffered in April, slipped stepping off a curb and re-broke the bone, the Mets announced on Thursday. He is expected to undergo season-ending...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Blevins Out 6-8 Weeks With Fractured Left Forearm

The news for reliever Jerry Blevins was much worse than his other injured teammates today. The team announced that the recently acquired reliever will be in a splint for a minimum of six weeks as the result of a distal radius fracture in the left forearm. Blevins suffered the injury on Sunday when he was struck by a line drive off the bat of Dee Gordon. Assuming the injury healed...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets lose Jerry Blevins, Travis d’Arnaud to fractures

This isn’t good news for the New York Mets – catcher Travis d’Arnaud and reliever Jerry Blevins both fractured bones in Sunday’s 7-6 win over the Marlins. d’Arnaud fractured his hand after he was plunked by A.J. Ramos, while Blevins fractured his forearm following a line drive back to the mound off the bat of Dee Gordon. Fractured left forearm for Jerry Blevins. Terrible...
Via The Outside Corner
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Blevins Suffers Fractured Left Forearm

The Mets announced that x-rays have revealed that reliever Jerry Blevins has a fractured left forearm. Blevins suffered the injury after being hit on the forearm by a linedrive comebacker to the mound off the bat of Dee Gordon during Sunday’s game against the Marlins. It’s a big blow for the Mets as Blevins had quickly established himself as a key weapon since being acquired...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals were not happy Jerry Blevins beat them in arbitration, traded him

The Washington Nationals traded relief pitcher Jerry Blevins to the New York Mets on Monday amid a poor spring training for the southpaw, and a few other interesting factors may have contributed to their decision to deal the player. Blevins allowed nine runs — eight earned — including four home runs in eight innings this...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Blevins is Doing Alright After Trade

Wednesday, the Oakland A's continues their busy off season by sending reliever Jerry Blevins to the Washington Nationals for a minor league outfielder. Suffice it to say, the lefty took the news in stride. “I’m kind of sad to say goodbye to Oakland,” Blevins, who appeared in 281 games across seven seasons with the A's, told the San Francisco Chronicle.  “But I...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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