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Josh Edgin | Relief Pitcher | #55

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/17/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 246
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
College: Francis Marion
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 30 (0) / NYM
Contract: view contract details
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Nationals signed LHP Josh Edgin to a minor league contract.
Edgin exercised his opt-out clause with the Orioles on May 15, making him free to sign with any other club. He struck out 25 hitters over 12 games with Triple-A Norfolk before leaving the organization, and he posted a 3.65 ERA in in 46 games with the Mets in 2017. He could be called on to help the Washington bullpen at some point this summer. May 23 - 10:09 PM

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Orioles LHP Josh Edgin exercised his opt-out clause and is now a free agent.

Edgin was signed to a minor league contract in November with an ability to opt out of that deal if he wasn't called up to the MLB by May 15, and he's now free to sign with any other club. In 12 games for Triple-A Norfolk, Edgin has a 4.82 ERA, but he's also struck out 25 hitters in 18 2/3 innings with a 59 percent ground-ball rate.
May 16 - 4:55 PM

Orioles reassign LHP Josh Edgin and LHP Joely Rodriguez to minor league camp.

Both Edgin and Rodriguez were trying to win a spot in the Baltimore bullpen. It looks like that spot will instead go to Rule 5 pick Nestor Cortez, instead. Edgin had a 3.65 ERA in 37 inning for the Mets in 2017, and could see time with the Orioles before the end of the 2018 season -- assuming he stays in the organization.
Mar 25 - 11:36 AM

Josh Edgin has returned to Orioles' camp.

Edgin has been away for a couple of days following the birth of his son. The southpaw is in the mix for a bullpen spot this spring. The 31-year-old posted a 3.65 ERA and 27/18 K/BB ratio over 37 innings with the Mets last season.
Mar 12 - 9:24 AM

Orioles signed LHP Josh Edgin to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Edgin's velocity and results have tumbled in the wrong direction since he missed 2015 following Tommy John surgery, but on a minor league deal he's worth a shot. He'll give the Orioles left-handed relief depth.
Mon, Nov 27, 2017 06:58:00 PM

Josh Edgin elects free agency.

The 30-year-old hurler posted a 3.65 ERA, 1.54 WHIP and 27/18 K/BB ratio across 37 innings out of the Mets' bullpen in 2017. The left-hander has been a reliable bullpen option in the past, which should carry enough weight to land him a minor league deal this off-season.
Sat, Oct 21, 2017 01:47:00 PM

Josh Edgin will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Tuesday.

It's safe to rule him out for the rest of the season. Edgin posted a 3.65 ERA and 27/18 K/BB ratio over 37 innings out of New York's bullpen this season.
Mon, Sep 4, 2017 10:59:00 AM

Mets sent LHP Josh Edgin outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Edgin was designated for assignment at the end of July and subsequently passed through waivers unclaimed. In 37 innings of relief work this season, he had worked to a 3.l65 ERA and 27/18 K/BB ratio for the Mets.
Wed, Aug 2, 2017 07:13:00 PM

Mets designated LHP Josh Edgin for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for A.J. Ramos. Edgin has put up a 3.65 ERA and 27/18 K/BB ratio over 37 relief innings this season.
Sun, Jul 30, 2017 03:28:00 PM

Josh Edgin notched a save with a double-play grounder in Friday’s win over the Nationals.

It was a gutsy call by Mets manager Terry Collins, who opted to pull Jeurys Familia with the bases loaded and one out with Bryce Harper due up. Harper hit a comebacker to Edgin, who threw home for the first out before Travis d’Arnaud threw to first base to complete the double play and end the ballgame. The Mets’ six-game losing streak is over.
Fri, Apr 28, 2017 10:51:00 PM

Mets and LHP Josh Edgin avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $675,000 contract.

Edgin posted a 5.23 ERA over 16 appearances for the Mets last season in his first year back from Tommy John surgery. He'll make a little more than the MLB minimum in 2017.
Fri, Jan 13, 2017 12:45:00 PM

Mets recalled LHP Josh Edgin from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Edgin posted a 9.82 ERA and 5/4 K/BB ratio in 3 2/3 innings during a brief stint with the Mets last month. He'll provide some bullpen depth for the final month.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 10:51:00 AM

Mets recalled LHP Josh Edgin from Triple-A Las Vegas.

Edgin's return from Tommy John surgery is officially complete. The southpaw had a 2.18 ERA and 38/18 K/BB ratio over 33 innings between High-A St. Lucie and Triple-A Las Vegas this season. He'll give Terry Collins another lefty out of the bullpen following the trade of Antonio Bastardo.
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 03:41:00 PM

The Mets are expected to call up left-handed reliever Josh Edgin on Tuesday, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.

Edgin will give the Mets another left-hander in the bullpen following the Antonio Bastardo trade. The southpaw has posted a 2.18 ERA and 38/18 K/BB ratio over 33 innings between High-A St. Lucie and Triple-A Las Vegas this season. He missed the entire 2015 season due to Tommy John surgery.
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 10:20:00 AM

Mets activated LHP Josh Edgin from the 15-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Edgin is recovered from Tommy John elbow surgery, but he'll continue building arm strength on the farm. He should get a shot in New York at some point this summer.
Tue, May 10, 2016 05:44:00 PM

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