|Dec. 15 2:07 PM PT3:07 PM MT4:07 PM CT5:07 PM ET17:07 ET22:07 GMT6:07 3:07 PM MST5:07 PM EST5:37 PM VEN2:07 UAE (+1)4:07 PM CT-Blevins is staying with the New York Mets, agreeing to a one-year contract that guarantees him $4 million and allows him to earn an additional $1 million in performance bonuses.
Analysis: The 32-year-old left-hander was acquired from Washington on May 30 and appeared in seven games, retiring all 15 batters he faced - all but one a left-handed hitter. He broke his left forearm when struck by a line drive off the bat of Miami's Dee Gordon on April 19, then broke it again on Aug. 3 when he slipped off a curb in Port St. Lucie, Florida.
|Apr. 20 10:04 PM PT11:04 PM MT12:04 AM CT1:04 AM ET1:04 ET5:04 GMT13:04 10:04 PM MST12:04 AM EST12:34 AM VEN9:04 UAE12:04 AM CT-Blevins re-broke his arm after slipping off a curb and is expected to miss the remainder of the season.
Analysis: The Mets made the announcement on Thursday, saying he'll have surgery in Boston next week on the radius bone that was fractured by a line drive during a game April 19 at Citi Field.
|Mar. 30 1:45 PM PT2:45 PM MT3:45 PM CT4:45 PM ET16:45 ET20:45 GMT4:45 1:45 PM MST3:45 PM EST4:15 PM VEN0:45 UAE (+1)3:45 PM CT-The New York have made two trades to bolster a bullpen lacking in left-handers, acquiring Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres and Jerry Blevins from the Washington Nationals.
Analysis: The Mets sent minor league right-hander Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named to the Padres and outfielder Matt den Dekker to the Nationals in deals made hours apart Monday.
|Feb. 11 9:03 AM PT10:03 AM MT11:03 AM CT12:03 PM ET12:03 ET17:03 GMT1:03 10:03 AM MST12:03 PM EST12:33 PM VEN21:03 UAE11:03 AM CT-Blevins has defeated the Washington Nationals in salary arbitration and will earn $2.4 million this year instead of the team's $2.2 million.
Analysis: Blevins spent his first seven big league seasons with Oakland and was traded to Washington in December 2013 for minor league outfielder Billy Burns. Blevins went 2-3 with a 4.87 ERA and 66 strikeouts in 57 1-3 innings last season over 64 appearances and made $1,675,000.