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 (Brad Mills)
(Brad Mills)

Maybe the decision was not that controversial given Jeurys Familia's struggles since returning from suspension. Still, Terry Collins exposed himself to the potential for serious second-guessing when, clinging to a two-run lead with the bases loaded and one out in the ninth inning on Friday night, he pulled his closer and inserted Josh Edgin to face Bryce Harper.

Edgin then coaxed a game-ending 1-2-3 double play and the Mets survived for a desperately needed 7-5 win at Washington to snap a six-game losing streak.

"The way things have been going, that's a big weight off our shoulders," Collins acknowledged postgame. "… Once in a while you have to make a decision. Sometimes they work. Sometimes they don't."

Collins indicated that the Mets' skid played big factor in his decision to lift Familia, even though Harper was 1-for-10 in his career against the closer. This is no time to passively manage and let players work out of funks.

Tags: Jacob deGrom, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Travis d'Arnaud
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Cadillac Post Game Extra: 4/28 00:03:59
Gary Cohen and Ron Darling break down the Mets' 7-5 win over the Nationals to snap a six-game losing streak.

For a full box score of the game, click here.

Things you should know about today's game...

1) Josh Edgin got Bryce Harper to ground into a 1-2-3 double play to end the game. Jeurys Familia had loaded the bases with nobody out and struck out Trea Turner before Terry Collins took him out of the game.

2) Travis d'Arnaud homered twice off Max Scherzer and drove in a career-high five runs. After homering in the second to give the Mets a 2-0 lead, d'Arnaud blasted a three-run shot in the fourth to turn a 3-2 deficit into a 5-3 lead.

Tags: Jacob deGrom, Josh Edgin, Travis d'Arnaud
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Collins, Syndergaard on loss 00:06:20
Terry Collins talks about Jay Bruce playing first base and Jeurys Familia's rust on the mound while Noah Syndergaard reflects on his outing

Noah Syndergaard labored through seven innings Thursday against the Phillies, though he struck out 10 batters for the first time this season and threw a season-high 114 pitches.

Syndergaard gave three earned runs as the Mets struggled defensively and committed three errors.

"For the most part, I thought I threw pretty good. Except for that second inning [when] things got a little fluky," Syndergaard later said. "You just have to have a short-term memory and forget about it and get back on the mound. ... I felt great. I thought tonight was the best my mechanics have been in a long time."

Tags: Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Noah Syndergaard
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New York Mets manager Terry Collins (10) watches batting practice during pre game warmups of an MLB spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium. (Reinhold Matay)
New York Mets manager Terry Collins (10) watches batting practice during pre game warmups of an MLB spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium. (Reinhold Matay)

Mets manager Terry Collins addressed the team following Sunday's loss to the Marlins, which marked the end of New York's first road trip of the season.

"I just told the guys, 'We came on this road [trip] .500, we're going home above .500,'" Collins revealed to Mike Puma of the New York Post. "We've got to take that as a positive, not a negative. Should we have won more? Maybe. But we didn't. Can't worry about that."

The Mets departed Citi Field with a 3-3 record last week. They began the road trip with a three-game sweep of the Phillies before continuing their success with a 16-inning marathon win Thursday night against the Marlins. But New York went on to lose the next three games in Miami, with the Marlins taking the lead in their final at-bats in all three losses.

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Adam Rubin, SNY.tv:

Michael Conforto homered Wednesday as the Mets completed a three-game sweep in Philadelphia, giving him a pair of long balls and a .538 on-base percentage in limited opportunities this season.

Yet the numbers that dictate Conforto no longer belongs in the minor leagues were posted last year. During a pair of stints with Triple-A Las Vegas, Conforto hit .422 with nine homers and 28 RBIs.

Tags: Jay Bruce, Josh Edgin, Juan Lagares, Matt Harvey, Michael Conforto, Noah Syndergaard, Rafael Montero, Steven Matz, Zack Wheeler
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 (AP)
(AP)

In a tie game to start the 12th inning, Mets reliever Rafael Montero let up a single and walked two batters (one intentional) before Matt Kemp hit a two-run double to give the Braves the lead.

The Mets got the tying run to the plate during their next at-bat, but eventually lost the game, 3-1.

In total, Montero was charged with the loss, as well as two runs, three hits and three walks in his first 1.2 innings of the season. Hansel Robles entered the game with a 1-0 lead thanks to six scoreless innings from Jacob deGrom. However, Robles allowed a run to score that tied the game, while being charged with a blown save in the seventh inning...

Tags: Addison Reed, Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins, Josh Edgin, Josh Smoker, Rafael Montero
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GEICO SportsNite: Zack Wheeler 00:01:26
Zack Wheeler says that he showed he can still be locked in on the mound, while Terry Collins says that Wheeler will have pressure on him.

Zack Wheeler allowed two hits, struck out three and walked two during five scoreless innings as the Mets beat the Marlins, 5-0, in Jupiter.

Seth Lugo allowed eight hits (including three homers) and four runs in 4 1/3 innings as the Mets lots to the Nationals, 6-0, in Port St. Lucie...

Tags: Jay Bruce, Josh Edgin, Michael Conforto, Robert Gsellman, Seth Lugo, TJ Rivera, Zack Wheeler
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Mets left-handed relievers Josh Edgin and Josh Smoker (Credit: USA Today Sports)
Mets left-handed relievers Josh Edgin and Josh Smoker (Credit: USA Today Sports)

It's possible the Mets put three left-handed relievers in their Opening Day bullpen, sources recently told the NY Post's Mike Puma.

According to Puma, lefties Josh Smoker and Josh Edgin are being considered for the 25-man roster, which is expected to also include LHP Jerry Blevins, who signed a two-year deal with the Mets this past winter.

"Smoker's success this spring against righties makes him a possible crossover option who wouldn't be considered a pure lefty specialist," Puma explains. "Edgin has also had success against righties."

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GEICO SportsNite: Mets' loss 00:03:48
All the latest Mets news from Spring Training and a breakdown of their loss against the Washington Nationals on Thursday.

Zack Wheeler allowed two runs on three hits while walking one and striking out two in 2 1/3 innings as the Mets lost to the Nationals, 3-1, on Thursday afternoon. 

To see the full boxscore, click here!

Three things to know about today's game

Wheeler's fastball sat between 92 and 95 MPH and touched 97 multiple times. He also featured an impressive slider. It was his second Grapefruit League start...

Tags: Asdrubal Cabrera, Josh Edgin, Josh Smoker, Zack Wheeler
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Conforto fighting for spot 00:03:17
Michael Conforto went 2-3 with a home run in the Mets' first spring game, and could make roster decisions difficult for Terry Collins.

The Mets beat the Red Sox, 3-2, on Friday afternoon in Fort Myers.


  • Mets pitchers took a combined no-hitter into the seventh inning.
  • OF Michael Conforto went 2-for-3 with a home run.
  • C Travis d'Arnaud went 2-for-2.
  • RHP Seth Lugo, who is competing with Robert Gsellman and Zack Wheeler for the fifth spot in the rotation, walked two and struck out three while allowing no hits in two scoreless innings...
Tags: Hansel Robles, Jerry Blevins, Josh Edgin, Michael Conforto, Rafael Montero, Robert Gsellman, Sean Gilmartin, Seth Lugo, Travis d'Arnaud, Zack Wheeler
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 (Steve Mitchell)
(Steve Mitchell)

 Mets manager Terry Collins spoke with the media on Thursday in Port St. Lucie. Here's what we learned...

  • The Mets will send outfielders Juan Lagares and Michael Conforto, infielder Wilmer Flores, and catcher Travis d'Arnaud to their Grapefruit League opener against the Red Sox on Friday. 
  • The hope is that David Wright will serve as designated hitter on Saturday.
Tags: David Wright, Josh Edgin, Juan Lagares, Michael Conforto, Neil Walker, Travis d'Arnaud, Wilmer Flores
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Mets Hot Stove: Josh Edgin 00:05:16
Steve Gelbs talks with reliever Josh Edgin about his performance last season coming off of Tommy John surgery on Mets Hot Stove.

Mets left-handed reliever Josh Edgin's elbow is healthy and he looks forward to helping the big-league bullpen in 2017, he told SNY's Mets Hot Stove on Thursday night.

Edgin missed all of 2015 recovering from Tommy John surgery. He appeared in 16 games toward the end of last season, during which he was 5.23 ERA (4.02 FIP) and struck out 11 batters in 10.2 innings.

"I had a pretty decent year when I was the team in 2014 and I'd like to pick back up where I left off," he added. "I can get lefties out and that's what I plan on doing."

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 (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)
(Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)

The Mets will avoid arbitration with LH reliever Josh Edgin, agreeing to terms on a one-year deal, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN.

The terms of the deal are not yet known.

Edgin, 30, made $625,000 last season, which was his first year back from Tommy John surgery.

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Could Mets re-sign Blevins? 00:02:38
Baseball Night in New York discusses Jerry Blevins' impact on the Mets and where he could end up for the 2017 season.

Closer Greg Holland, right-handed relievers Neftali Feliz, Sergio Romo, and Joe Blanton and left-handed relievers Boone Logan and Jerry Blevins are getting the most attention right now on the free-agent market for relievers, according to MLB insiders.

According to the same sources, the Mets are among 10-12 teams looking to add a left-handed reliever, and they're among the 15 or so teams still in the market for a right-handed reliever.

I believe there are more teams interested in Logan than Blevins, with the Mets interested in both. I believe these two men will get guaranteed deals, especially when considering supply and demand. But, as the NY Post's Ken Davidoff pointed out Tuesday, one of the two may want to take a one-year deal so he can be in position for a longer-term deal next winter. In that scenario, Sandy Alderson and the Mets may be that pitcher's best option.

Tags: Jerry Blevins, Josh Edgin, Josh Smoker, Robert Gsellman, Seth Lugo, Zack Wheeler
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I expect Jeurys Familia will be suspended to start the season. If that's the case, Addison Reed will be the New York Mets' temporary closer. How the bullpen shakes out after that is still a bit of a mystery.

Will Jerry Blevins be back?

Blevins is reportedly seeking a three-year deal, probably worth $15-20 million. The Mets would love to have him back, and I'm sure he'd like to return, but there's no evidence that Sandy Alderson is interested in making this type of commitment to a relief pitcher, even Blevins.

Tags: Addison Reed, Hansel Robles, Jay Bruce, Jerry Blevins, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Josh Smoker, Robert Gsellman, Seth Lugo, Zack Wheeler, Matthew Cerrone
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It's a weak market for free-agent relievers. So, free-agent LH reliever Jerry Blevins must have smiled earlier this week when the Cardinals gave LH reliever Brett Cecil a four-year, $30.5 million deal. Because, if that's the high mark for a left-handed reliever, Blevins will be justified asking for at least two years... maybe even three years guarenteed...

Tags: Jerry Blevins, Josh Edgin, Josh Smoker, Matthew Cerrone
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The Mets would like to retain pending free agent left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins, but expect him to get "a sizable multiyear offer elsewhere," reports Adam Rubin of ESPN.

Rubin says that might price the Mets out on the 33-year-old Blevins.

Blevins had a 2.79 ERA and 1.21 WHIP with 52 strikeouts in 42 innings (73 appearances) for the Mets this past season, while left-handers hit .255 with a .313 OBP and .324 SLG against him.

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The Mets took two of three from the Nationals at Citi Field, after which they traveled to Cincinnati where Bartolo Colon allowed one run in six innings Monday during a 5-0 win against the Reds at Great American Ballpark >> Read more

Also on Monday, the Cardinals beat the Pirates, and the Giants lost to the Rockies, moving the Mets to within two losses of both Wild Card spots in the National League...


Tags: Bartolo Colon, Eric Campbell, Erik Goeddel, Josh Edgin, Matt Reynolds, Rafael Montero
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 (Brad Penner)
(Brad Penner)

The Mets have called up INF Matt Reynolds from Triple-A Las Vegas and will have RHP Rafael Montero on the taxi squad for Monday's game against the Reds in Cincinnati.

On Tuesday, OF Brandon Nimmo, LHP Josh Edgin, RHP Erik Goeddel, and infielders Eric Campbell and T.J. Rivera will be promoted from Las Vegas.

Additionally, the Mets will select the contract of INF Gavin Cecchini from Triple-A Las Vegas on Tuesday. Cecchini's first appearance will be his Major League debut.

To make room on the roster on Tuesday, the Mets will transfer INF Neil Walker to the 60-day disabled list.

Tags: Brandon Nimmo, Eric Campbell, Erik Goeddel, Josh Edgin, Matt Reynolds, Neil Walker, Rafael Montero

New York Mets manager Terry Collins, right, talks to pitcher Josh Smoker during spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)  (Jeff Roberson/AP)
New York Mets manager Terry Collins, right, talks to pitcher Josh Smoker during spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) (Jeff Roberson/AP)

LH reliever Josh Edgin has been demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Triple-A LH reliever Josh Smoker is set to take his place on the roster Friday.


In his first season back from Tommy John surgery, Edgin, 29, appeared in five games for the Mets after being recalled in early August. 

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His bullpen has been successful this season, ranking fifth in MLB in ERA and WAR, but it has been top-heavy with Addision Reed, Jeurys Familia, and Hansel Robles each logging over 50 innings. A weak collection of middle relievers, spear-headed by the now-departed Antonio Bastardo, has resulted in more close games than there would be otherwise (though the weak offense is the main culprit) and Collins has found it difficult to give them days off when games are tight.

Tags: Jon Niese, Josh Edgin, Maggie Wiggin
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Niese could find himself working out of the bullpen, as he did in the 2015 postseason.
Niese could find himself working out of the bullpen, as he did in the 2015 postseason.

The Mets added outfielder Jay Bruce, LH reliever Jon Niese, Triple-A infielder Ty Kelly and LH reliever Josh Edgin to their 25-man roster, the team announced.

In turn, shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera and outfielder Justin Ruggiano have been put on the 15-day disabled list, while reliever Seth Lugo and outfielder Brandon Nimmo have been sent back to Triple-A.


Cabrera left the game on July 31 with a strained patella tendon in his left knee. He had similar injury in spring training, which caused him to miss 17 days.

Ruggiano, who was acquired July 30, left a game two days later with a mild hamstring strain.

Tags: Jon Niese, Josh Edgin, Ty Kelly

 (Jayne Kamin-Oncea)
(Jayne Kamin-Oncea)

Jacob deGrom allowed just two runs in seven innings but the Mets' offense struggled on Tuesday night. Hansel Robles entered a tie-game in the ninth inning and allowed a two-out, game-winning home run to Trayce Thompson as the Mets lost, 3-2, to the Dodgers >> Read more


Zack Wheeler is still on track to return around July 1 and is expected to ramp up his activity within the next few weeks. >> Read more

Kevin Plawecki is proving he can be an everyday catcher. >> Read more

Tags: Jacob deGrom, Josh Edgin, Kevin Plawecki, Noah Syndergaard, Zack Wheeler
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Josh Edgin's velocity needs to improve before he can return to the majors. (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)
Josh Edgin's velocity needs to improve before he can return to the majors. (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)

Josh Edgin was recalled from his rehab assignment and assigned to Triple-A Las Vegas, the Mets announced.

His fastball velocity was only 87-88 mph during his most recent rehab appearance.

Edgin is 3-3 with a 3.20 ERA in 115 relief innings for the Mets during his career, after which he had Tommy John surgery in early 2014.

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Rafael Montero is expected to start the season in Triple-A Las Vegas. (Logan Bowles)
Rafael Montero is expected to start the season in Triple-A Las Vegas. (Logan Bowles)

Triple-A Las Vegas (win): Rafael Montero logged 5.2 scoreless innings, Josh Edgin and Chasen Bradford combined for a perfect ninth inning, and Matt Reynolds had an RBI double >> Read more

Double-A Binghamton Mets (loss): Tyler Pill had a career-high 12-strikeouts, he allowed five runs on 10 hits and a walk in 7.1 innings >> Read more

High-A St. Lucie Mets (win): Amed Rosario went 3-for-4 with a triple, three runs scored and two RBI, Michael Katz was 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI, Tomas Nido hit a game-tying three-run home run, Wuilmer Becerra extended his hitting streak to 13 games >> Read more

Low-A Columbia Fireflies (win): Dash Winningham and Milton Ramos drove in two runs, Chase Ingram (3-2) allowed four runs on four hits and four walks in five innings >> Read more

Tags: Josh Edgin, Rafael Montero

Colon's first career home run 00:00:59
The Mets' dugout clears out to celebrate and greet Bartolo Colon after he blasts his first career homer to give the Mets a 4-0 lead.

The Mets split a four-game series with the Padres, which included a 4-3 win on Sunday that moved  New York a half game ahead of the Nationals for first place in the NL East >> Read more



Bartolo Colon hit his first career home run during Saturday's win over the Padres >> Read more

Tags: Bartolo Colon, Josh Edgin, Travis d'Arnaud
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Rafael Montero is expected to start the season in Triple-A Las Vegas. (Logan Bowles)
Rafael Montero is expected to start the season in Triple-A Las Vegas. (Logan Bowles)

Triple-A: Las Vegas 51s: Rafael Montero allowed seven runs, eight hits and three walks in four innings and Josh Edgin tossed a scoreless inning in relief inning, after which Erik Goeddel and Stolmy Pimentel combined to allow nine runs in the eighth inning >> Read more

Double-A: Binghamton Mets: Tyler Pill allowed three runs and six hits in six innings, while striking out four batters. The game was called after a 36-minute delay >> Read more

Class A: Columbia Fireflies: David Thompson was 4-for-5 with a double, home run and four RBI, Dash Winningham went 4-for-5 with two RBI and LHP P.J. Conlon improved to 4-0 with a 1.50 ERA >> Read more

The Class-A St. Lucie Mets were rained out.

Tags: Josh Edgin, Rafael Montero

 (AP)
(AP)

Matt Harvey allowed three runs in 5 2/3 innings as the Mets lost to the Braves, 3-0, at Citi Field >> Read more



Harvey, who has been sick, received fluids before his start >> Read more

Tags: Josh Edgin, Matt Harvey, Travis d'Arnaud
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 (Anthony Gruppuso)
(Anthony Gruppuso)

Neil Walker, Lucas Duda, and Michael Conforto homered, and Noah Syndergaard allowed three runs in 6 2/3 innings while striking out nine as the Mets beat the Reds, 5-3 >> Read more

Travis d'Arnaud left Monday's game after the seventh inning due to right shoulder discomfort, and Terry Collins wouldn't rule out a potential disabled list stint >> Read more

Yoenis Cespedes had his knee drained and remains day-to-day >> Read more

Tags: Josh Edgin, Lucas Duda, Michael Conforto, Noah Syndergaard, Travis d'Arnaud, Yoenis Cespedes
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Mets reliever Josh Edgin began his rehab stint at St. Lucie Sunday. (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)
Mets reliever Josh Edgin began his rehab stint at St. Lucie Sunday. (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)

Mets officials have been encouraged by left-handed reliever Josh Edgin's rehab appearances with St. Lucie, ESPN.com's Adam Rubin reported this past weekend.

Edgin, who had Tommy John surgery in early 2014, is 3-3 with a 3.20 ERA in 115 relief innings for the Mets during his career.

According to Rubin, Edgin is likely to remain with St. Lucie rather than move to a higher level.

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Mets reliever Josh Edgin began his rehab stint at St. Lucie Sunday. (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)
Mets reliever Josh Edgin began his rehab stint at St. Lucie Sunday. (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)

Triple-A: Las Vegas 51s: A T.J. Rivera sac-fly for Las Vegas (3-4) tied the game in the seventh, scoring Mets top prospect Gavin Cechini with two out after he singled earlier in the inning. However, Vegas ended up losing, 2-1, to Fresno >> Read more.

Double-A: Binghamton Mets: Binghamton's offense erupted in a four-run fourth inning and Robert Gsellman tamed the Erie SeaWolves after a shaky start in a 7-3 win on Friday night at Jerry Uht Park. Xorge Carrillo's three-run blast highlighted the big frame and pushed the B-Mets to their third straight victory >>  Read more.

Class A Advanced: St. Lucie Mets: Three St. Lucie pitchers combined for a dominant performance in a 4-0 Mets win over the Brevard County Manatees on Friday night. Corey Oswalt and relievers Kevin McGowan and Josh Edgin struck out 16 batters >> Read more.

Class A: Columbia Fireflies: Jose Garcia and J.C. Rodriguez drove home runs for the Fireflies in the bottom of the seventh, Greenville's offense responded with a pair of home runs and a five-run sixth inning to defeat Columbia ,8-3, and even the series at one game apiece >> Read more.

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Apr 3, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; New York Mets third basemen David Wright (5) looks back after striking out against the Kansas City Royals during the ninth inning at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports (Peter Aiken)
Apr 3, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; New York Mets third basemen David Wright (5) looks back after striking out against the Kansas City Royals during the ninth inning at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports (Peter Aiken)

The New York Mets were idle on Thursday as they prepare for a nine-game road trip.


Mets on the Road previews New York's three-game series against the Cleveland Indians. >> Read more

Toby Hyde and Rob Brender break down the start of the season. >> Read more

Tags: Bartolo Colon, Curtis Granderson, David Wright, Josh Edgin, Yoenis Cespedes
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Mets reliever Josh Edgin began his rehab stint at St. Lucie Sunday. (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)
Mets reliever Josh Edgin began his rehab stint at St. Lucie Sunday. (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)

Mets LH reliever Josh Edgin made his second rehab appearance with Single-A St. Lucie on Wednesday night.

Edgin, 29, threw five pitches, allowed an inherited runner to score on a single and set down two batters with pop ups.

He is 3-3 with a 3.20 ERA in 115 relief innings for the Mets during his career.

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 (Steve Mitchell)
(Steve Mitchell)

Jacob deGrom gets the start when the Mets face Jarred Cosart and the Marlins at Tradition Field at 1:10 p.m. ET on SNY.  

In case you missed it this weekend...

3B David Wright made his Grapefruit League debut on Friday and also played on Sunday >> Read more

RHP Noah Syndergaard will start the Mets' second game of the season against the Royals >> Read more

Tags: David Wright, Erik Goeddel, Jacob deGrom, Josh Edgin, Juan Lagares, Matt Harvey, Noah Syndergaard, Ruben Tejada, Yoenis Cespedes
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New York Mets relief pitcher Josh Edgin works on his mechanics during spring training at Tradition Field. (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)
New York Mets relief pitcher Josh Edgin works on his mechanics during spring training at Tradition Field. (Brad Barr/USA Today Sports Images)

New York Mets LHP Josh Edgin threw 16-18 pitches at live batting practice for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery last year, according to the Bergen Record's Matt Ehalt.

Edgin, who is targeting May 1 as a return date, had been spending this spring training throwing bullpen sessions. Two weeks ago, he began throwing off-speed pitches from the mound.

The 29-year-old Edgin missed the entire 2015 season after he suffered a torn UCL last spring. He recorded a 1.32 ERA in 47 relief appearances in 2014.

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 (Brad Barr)
(Brad Barr)

RHP Zack Wheeler threw off the slope of the mound for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery >> Read more

Mike Piazza, who is in camp working as a guest instructor, weighed in on the 2016 Mets and his recent election to the Hall of Fame >> Read more

The latest Mets Video Diary focused on Piazza >> Watch here

Tags: Eric Campbell, Jerry Blevins, Josh Edgin, Matt Harvey, Wilmer Flores, Zack Wheeler
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Mets LH reliever Josh Edgin threw off-speed pitches from a mound Saturday for the first time since having Tommy John surgery in March, 2015.

SNY.TV's Rob Brender talked with Edgin about the state of his rehab, what's next, and how he can learn from long-time teammate Jeurys Familia...

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Zack Wheeler was long tossing with Josh Edgin on Thursday morning as part of his rehab from Tommy John surgery.

Sandy Alderson said on Tuesday that the team has held Wheeler back during his rehab process due to their knowledge about Tommy John surgery, among other things. Wheeler is expected to be ready by July 1, Alderson said.

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In Port St. Lucie, RHPs Matt Harvey and Jacob deGrom threw bullpen sessions, LHP Josh Edgin said he's aiming to return by May 1, and C Travis d'Arnaud said he's ready to play other positions >> Read more

The Mets could eventually try to trade OF Alejandro De Aza>> Read more

ESPN released their list of Top 10 Mets prospects, led by 1B Dominic Smith  >> Read more

Tags: Curtis Granderson, Jacob deGrom, Josh Edgin, Matt Harvey, Travis d'Arnaud
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Mets Hot Stove: Josh Edgin 00:03:34
Gary Apple talks on the phone with Mets reliever Josh Edgin about his rehab from Tommy John surgery and the upcoming 2016 season.

Mets LHP Josh Edgin hopes he can return from Tommy John surgery by May 1, according to MLB.com's Anthony DiComo.

Edgin, 29, missed the 2015 season after suffering a torn UCL last year. In 2014, he had a 1.32 ERA in 47 relief appearances, striking out 28 batters in 27 1/3 innings. He will earn $625,000 this season.

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Mets' Super Bowl predictions 00:00:58
Zack Wheeler, Terry Collins, Travis d'Arnaud, Josh Edgin and Kevin Plawecki make their Super Bowl predictions.

 (Robert Deutsch)
(Robert Deutsch)

The Astros could have interest in free-agent OF Yoenis Cespedes, who the Mets have reportedly been keeping in contact with regarding a potential short-term deal >> Read more

The Mets avoided arbitration with RHP's Matt HarveyAddison Reed, and Carlos Torres, as well as IF Ruben Tejada and LHP Josh Edgin >> Read more

RHP Zack Wheeler is continuing his rehab from Tommy John surgery and is still aiming to return to the Mets in June or July >> Read more

Tags: Addison Reed, Carlos Torres, Josh Edgin, Matt Harvey, Ruben Tejada, Yoenis Cespedes
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Addison Reed pitching in the World Series
Addison Reed pitching in the World Series

The New York Mets have avoided arbitration with relievers Addison Reed, Josh Edgin and Carlos Torres, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports (Jan. 15).

Reed, 27, will make $5.3 million next season. After being acquired from Arizona at the trade deadline, he posted a 1.17 ERA in 17 appearances with the Mets down the stretch.

Torres, 33, will make $1.05 million. He was 5-6 with a 4.68 ERA in 59 appearances last season.

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 (Matt Slocum/AP)
(Matt Slocum/AP)

Lucas Duda, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Matt Harvey, Jenrry Mejia, Addison Reed, Ruben Tejada, Carlos Torres, and Neil Walker all filed for salary arbitration on Tuesday (Jan. 12).

The Mets had tendered contracts to all of the above players (except for Walker, who was later acquired from the Pirates in exchange for Jon Niese) on Dec. 2.

If the Mets are unable to agree to contracts with any or all of the above players, their salary will be determined by an arbitrator in February.

In the case of Mejia, while he's projected to earn roughly $2.5 million this coming season, his salary will be prorated due to the suspension that will keep him out until late-July.

Tags: Addison Reed, Carlos Torres, Jenrry Mejia, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Lucas Duda, Matt Harvey, Ruben Tejada, Danny Abriano

 (AP)
(AP)

The Mets have tendered contracts to all of their arbitration-eligible players, the team announced on Wednesday.

That list consists of Matt Harvey, Ruben Tejada, Jenrry Mejia, Lucas Duda, Jeurys Familia, Addison Reed, Carlos Torres and Josh Edgin.

The Mets had until midnight tonight to decide whether to tender contracts to their players under team control.

Tags: Addison Reed, Carlos Torres, Jenrry Mejia, Jeurys Familia, Josh Edgin, Lucas Duda, Matt Harvey, Ruben Tejada
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Josh Edgin's left elbow is still "pretty sore," Terry Collins said Sunday, and he will see a doctor this week (MLB, Aug. 31).

Edgin, who hasn't pitched since Aug. 23, ?acknowledged he had elbow inflammation last week.

He has a 1.40 ERA and 0.896 WHIP over 25 2/3 innings this season.

Tags: jmcguire860, Josh Edgin, matthewcerrone, Pitching, Jerry McGuire

The Mets made their first round of cuts Monday. This is largely a clubhouse management exercise in which teams send players who have no chance to make the Opening Day roster back over to the minor league side. This accomplishes two goals: the players sent down can pick up more game repetitions and the guys playing for Major League spots for Opening Day and callups later in the year can impress the big league staff.

 

 

Tags: Analysis, Josh Edgin, Toby Hyde
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New Mets Minor League Report on new Mets' lefthander Josh Edgin, who for the moment has taken Dillon Gee's roster spot and gives the Mets a second left-handed arm in the bullpen.

The video feature on Edgin from Spring Training is here.

Tags: Josh Edgin, Video, Toby Hyde
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We'll go through each affiliate to recap their month.

The Buffalo Bisons finished April 2012 in second place in the IL North, at 14-10, 1.5 games behind the Pawtucket Red Sox. The Bisons are second in the IL in bating average and third in OBP, SLG and runs scored as part of a .281/.355/.450 line. ? The Herd's 30 homers are tied for first on the circuit.

Despite ranking near the bottom in the IL in strikeouts (12 of 14), the Bisons are third in the IL in ERA (3.04) because they have allowed the third-fewest hits (185).

Tags: Buffalo Bisons, Jeurys Familia, Jordanny Valdespin, Josh Edgin, Matt Harvey, Zach Lutz, Toby Hyde
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