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Jerry Blevins | Relief Pitcher | #39

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (32) / 9/6/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 190
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Dayton
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 17 (0) / CHC
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Jerry Blevins took a comebacker off his leg Thursday against the Astros and will be evaluated by the Mets' medical staff.
Trent Woodward ripped one up the middle but Blevins was able to pick it up and throw to first to end the ninth inning. It's unclear if Blevins will need X-rays. Until the Mets update his condition, consider him day-to-day. Mar 24 - 5:49 PM

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Mets re-signed LHP Jerry Blevins to a one-year, $4 million contract.

Matt Yallof of MLB Network reported news of the deal, which includes $1 million worth of incentives. $4 million seems like a lot for a pitcher was limited to seven appearances this past season due to injury, but Tony Sipp just landed a three-year, $18 million deal with the Astros and Antonio Bastardo figures to get something similar. As always in this game, it pays to be left-handed. Blevins should be New York's primary left-handed specialist in 2016 assuming he's healthy.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 03:46:00 PM

Matt Yallof of MLB Network reports that that Mets have re-signed reliever Jerry Blevins to a one-year, $4 million contract.

He could make up to $1 million more with incentives. Blevins got off to a great start this past season before suffering a fracture in his arm on a comebacker in April and then reinjured the arm during a freak accident in August. If healthy, he'll be the primary left-handed specialist in New York's bullpen in 2016.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 03:14:00 PM

Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record reports the Mets have interest in free agent Jerry Blevins.

The Mets had hoped Blevins would contribute to their bullpen in 2015, but a distal radius fracture of his left arm suffered in April -- and a re-fracture of the arm in August after a freak accident -- limited him to just seven appearances. Blevins is one of the better left-handed relievers in the game, and the Mets are assumed to be one of multiple teams interested in securing his services for 2016 and beyond.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 04:26:00 PM

Jerry Blevins re-injured the distal radius fracture in his left arm and needs season-ending surgery.

Blevins landed on the disabled list April 20 after getting hit on the arm by a comebacker and then re-fractured that arm Thursday morning when he tripped while stepping off a curb. The 31-year-old left-hander made only seven appearances this season for the Mets. He is due to become a free agent this winter.
Thu, Aug 6, 2015 02:15:00 PM

Jerry Blevins (forearm) is scheduled for a follow-up X-ray next week.

The hope is that he'll get the green light to resume throwing at that time. Blevins has been sidelined since mid-April with a distal radius fracture of his left arm, but he could make an impact in the Mets' bullpen down the stretch.
Thu, Jul 23, 2015 05:00:00 PM

Jerry Blevins (forearm) has yet to be cleared to resume a throwing program.

Blevins has been sidelined since mid-April with a distal radius fracture of his left arm. Obviously, a timetable for his return won't become cleared until he's throwing again.
Sun, Jul 5, 2015 02:19:00 PM

Mets transferred LHP Jerry Blevins to the 60-day disabled list.

This was done merely as a procedural move to open a spot on the 40-man roster for the return of Kirk Nieuwenhuis. He isn't expected to rejoin the Mets until after the All-Star break.
Sat, Jun 13, 2015 02:54:00 PM

Jerry Blevins (arm) has yet to resume throwing.

Blevins had a follow-up X-ray last week, but he's not completely healed yet. His absence appears likely to stretch into the second half. The southpaw suffered a distal radius fracture of his left arm when he was hit by a comebacker on April 19.
Thu, Jun 11, 2015 04:04:00 PM

Jerry Blevins (arm) could report to the Mets' complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida early next week.

Blevins hasn't shed his cast yet, but that should happen soon enough. There's no clear timetable for his return, but obviously his absence will stretch into June and perhaps July. The southpaw suffered a distal radius fracture of his left arm when he was hit by a comebacker on April 19.
Thu, May 21, 2015 04:34:00 PM

Mets placed LHP Jerry Blevins on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to April 20, with a distal radius fracture of his left arm.

Blevins will wear a splint on his arm for the next six weeks before being re-evaluated. He'll still need time to rebuild arm strength, so it sounds like he'll miss at least the next two months. The southpaw suffered the injury when he was hit by a comebacker on Sunday. It's a tough blow, as he has retired all 15 batters he has faced so far this season.
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 08:40:00 AM

Jerry Blevins will have a splint on his fractured left forearm for the next six weeks.

Blevins should be able to resume throwing once those six weeks are over, but then he'll need at least another two weeks to rebuild his arm strength. The left-handed reliever suffered a distal radius fracture Sunday when he got struck by a comebacker and can be ruled out until at least mid-June. He had rattled off seven scoreless appearances this season for the Mets.
Mon, Apr 20, 2015 03:00:00 PM

X-rays have revealed that Jerry Blevins has a fractured left forearm.

Blevins suffered the injury when he was hit by a comebacker Sunday. It's a big blow to the Mets' bullpen that already lost lefty Josh Edgin for the season. A timetable for the reliever isn't known at this point, but obviously he's looking at an extended absence. Blevins is unscored upon in seven appearances this season.
Sun, Apr 19, 2015 03:33:00 PM

Jerry Blevins had to exit Sunday's game against the Marlins after being hit on the left wrist by a comebacker.

Blevins was able to recover and make the play, but he then walked off the field. It's possible the reliever will need X-rays, but the Mets should provide an update on his status shortly.
Sun, Apr 19, 2015 03:10:00 PM

Mets acquired LHP Jerry Blevins from the Nationals for OF Matt den Dekker.

The Mets have now acquired two left-handed relievers in the last couple of hours -- Alex Torres from the Padres and now Blevins from Washington. Blevins had a 4.87 ERA and 1.24 WHIP in 57 1/3 innings with the Nationals last season.
Mon, Mar 30, 2015 03:43:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Rene Rivera
1B1Lucas Duda
2James Loney
2B1Neil Walker
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
3B1David Wright
2Wilmer Flores
3Matt Reynolds
LF1Brandon Nimmo
2Alejandro De Aza
3Kelly Johnson
CF1Yoenis Cespedes
2Juan Lagares
RF1Curtis Granderson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jacob deGrom
2Matt Harvey
3Noah Syndergaard
4Steven Matz
5Bartolo Colon
6Zack Wheeler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeurys Familia
2Addison Reed
3Jim Henderson
4Jerry Blevins
5Hansel Robles
6Antonio Bastardo
7Erik Goeddel
8Sean Gilmartin
9Logan Verrett
10Jenrry Mejia