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Jeurys Familia calls new Mets reliever Antonio Bastardo a 'special' person

The two relievers share a close bond NEW YORK -- When the Mets signed left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo to a two-year, $12 million deal this offseason, Jeurys Familia gained both a reliable setup man and a familiar friend.  The two relievers forged a close bond after pitching together in the Dominican Winter League a few years ago...
Via NJ.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Mets' Jeurys Familia views rocky World Series as a 'positive' experience

Familia was presented with a Thurman Munson Award on Tuesday night NEW YORK -- For nearly all of last season, Jeurys Familia was the most reliable piece of the Mets bullpen. Despite being thrust into the closer role for the first time in his career, Familia evolved into a dominant late-inning force, converting 43 saves while posting a 1.85...
Via NJ.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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 to say about that. There’s also some concern...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeurys Familia and New York Mets agree to $4.1 million, 1-year contract

NEW YORK — The Mets settled their last salary arbitration case, agreeing to a $4.1 million, one-year contract with closer Jeurys Familia.The deal Wednesday was $50,000 above the midpoint between the $4.8 million Familia wanted and the $3.3 million the Mets offered when the sides exchanged proposed arbitration salaries last month.Under the contract negotiated by agents Sam and Seth...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Familia and Mets agree to $4.1 million, 1-year contract

NEW YORK (AP) The Mets settled their last salary arbitration case, agreeing to a $4.1 million, one-year contract with closer Jeurys Familia. The deal Wednesday was $50,000 above the midpoint between the $4.8 million Familia wanted and the $3.3 million the Mets offered when the sides exchanged proposed arbitration salaries last month. Under the contract negotiated by agents Sam...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Notes: Cespedes Has Physical, Robles’ Appeal, Familia and Walker Headed For Hearings

Yoenis Cespedes had his physical exam on Tuesday and was examined by team doctors. The team will take a day to review the results and could schedule a press conference to announce their deal with Cespedes before the end of this week – and perhaps as soon as tomorrow. Cespedes, 30, agreed to a three-year, $75 million dollar deal last Friday. The Cuban slugger helped propel the...
Via Mets Merized Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeurys Familia and Jesse Orosco to be Honored at Munson Dinner

The 36th Annual Thurman Munson Awards, which remember the late, great Yankees captain and catcher, will be presented at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Tuesday night, February 9, 2016, and the honorees were announced Monday. New York baseball’s two premier closers – the Yankees Andrew Miller (36 saves) and the Mets Jeurys Familia (team record-tying 43 saves) – will...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

No One Does What Jeurys Familia Can Do

The people are growing accustomed to watching the Mets win, and as a side effect of that, the people are growing accustomed to watching Jeurys Familia come in to try to finish the job. Familia has yet to allow a postseason run, and even if you didn’t know anything about him before, you’d be able to tell just from observation that he’s far from a weakness. They say the biggest...
Via Fangraphs
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jeurys Familia faces uphill battle for Opening Day roster spot

The good news is that Jeurys Familia has not pitched in the first three exhibition games of the year and is therefore not among the nine pitchers in camp with an ERA of 9.00 or above. The bad news is, well, just about everything else. Familia has gone from hot-shot pitching prospect to potential future closer to staring at another season in the minors and being bypassed by others...
Via Mets360.com
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Scouts Are Raving About Jeurys Familia

Jeurys Familia hasn’t thrown a lot this winter, but when he has, he’s been lights out, missing a ton of bats and flashing the mid-to-upper-90s velocity that has scouts raving, writes Baseball Prospectus. You can’t put a lot of stock in winter league performances, but you can put a ton of stock in young pitchers returning from injury and regaining velocity and missing bats...
Via Mets Merized Online
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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