|Nov. 26 11:19 AM PT12:19 PM MT1:19 PM CT2:19 PM ET14:19 ET19:19 GMT3:19 CST12:19 PM MST2:19 PM EST2:49 PM VEN23:19 UAE1:19 PM CT-Byrdak is remaining with the New York Mets, agreeing to a minor league contract. His agreement was announced Monday.
Analysis: The 39-year-old was 2-2 with a 4.40 ERA in 56 relief appearances this season, his second with the Mets. He pitched in a team-record 18 straight games without allowing a hit from May 4 to June 4. Byrdak went on the disabled list Aug. 3 and had surgery Sept. 6 to repair a torn interior capsule in his left shoulder.
|Aug. 4 10:13 PM PT11:13 PM MT12:13 AM CT1:13 AM ET1:13 ET5:13 GMT13:13 CST10:13 PM MST12:13 AM EST12:43 AM VEN9:13 UAE12:13 AM CT-Byrdak has had surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his shoulder.
Analysis: General manager Sandy Alderson said in a release Thursday that the Mets are confident Byrdak will be able to pitch again in the major leagues. The 38-year-old lefty specialist was leading the league with 56 appearances when he was injured Aug. 1.
|Mar. 12 12:48 PM PT1:48 PM MT2:48 PM CT3:48 PM ET15:48 ET19:48 GMT3:48 CST12:48 PM MST2:48 PM EST3:18 PM VEN23:48 UAE1:48 PM CT-Byrdak will have surgery Tuesday to fix a tear in his left knee and will be miss four to six weeks.
Analysis: Byrdak was expected to be the Mets' only left-hander in the bullpen when the season started. He was 2-1 with a 3.82 ERA in 72 games. "Obviously this will impact our left-handed relief," general manager Sandy Alderson said Monday. "We'll just have to evaluate things as we go forward. But I would suspect that Byrdak would not be available to us for some portion of the regular season. We'll have to accommodate that."
|Mar. 11 2:20 PM PT3:20 PM MT4:20 PM CT5:20 PM ET17:20 ET21:20 GMT5:20 CST2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST4:50 PM VEN1:20 UAE (+1)3:20 PM CT-Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Byrdak is heading back to New York and will likely get a cortisone shot for his sore left knee.
Analysis: Byrdak, a 10-season veteran, went 2-1 with a 3.82 ERA and one save in a team-best 72 appearances last season.