Jeurys Familia RUMORS & NEWS

  • Familia hopeful of returning to Mets this season, Steven Matz and Seth Lugo close

    New York Daily News "Mets closer Jeurys Familia, who had surgery to remove an arterial blood clot from his right shoulder, said Monday that he was scheduled to return to St. Louis in two weeks to be examined by the doctor. He hopes he will be cleared then to begin a throwing program. “Maybe August or maybe..." May 30

  • Mets hope Familia can return in 3-4 months following surgery

    12 Up "The ​New York Mets have been riding the struggle bus like no other through the start of the season. There are have already been 11 players added to the disabled list this season, and it's the pitching that's taken the hardest hit. Of the Mets' three All-Star pitchers from 2016 still with the..." May 14

  • Mets closer Jeurys Familia out 'several months' after having surgery today

    MLB Trade Rumors "Mets closer Jeurys Familia underwent surgery this afternoon, GM Sandy Alderson told reports including Mike Puma of the New York Post (links via Twitter) and Marc Carig of Newsday (Twitter links). The club announced yesterday that surgery was possible after Familia was diagnosed with an arterial..." May 12

  • Jeurys Familia Diagnosed With Arterial Clot In Shoulder

    MLB Trade Rumors "Mets closer Jeurys Familia has been diagnosed with an “arterial clot” in his right shoulder, per a club announcement. He’ll head for a visit with Dr. Robert Thompson, with a surgical option considered possible. Obviously, we don’t yet know whether surgery is likely. But it seems squarely on the..." May 11

  • Mets activate Jeurys Familia from restricted list

    Fanrag Sports "According to an official statement released by MLB Roster Moves on Thursday afternoon, the New York Mets have activated closer Jeurys Familia from the league’s restricted list. However, the club has also elected to make three additional roster moves ahead of their series-finale against the..." April 20

  • Collins says Mets won't use Familia in closer role immediately

    Fanrag Sports "According to a Sunday morning report from Anthony DiComo of, the New York Mets will welcome back suspended closer Jeurys Familia on Thursday. However, the prolific relief pitcher may not immediately return to his role in the ninth inning upon joining his Mets teammates next week. The..." April 16

  • Mets closer Jeurys Familia suspended 15 games for domestic violence arrest

    New York Daily News "The Mets need to implement their Plan B for the closer position now that Jeurys Familia will be sidelined with a suspension. Familia, the Mets’ closer, received a 15-game ban without pay from baseball commissioner Rob Manfred on Wednesday as a result of the Dominican righthander violating MLB..." March 29

  • Jeurys Familia leaves MLB offices, Mets expect less than 30-game suspension announced this week

    New York Daily News "Mets closer Jeurys Familia was in Manhattan Monday, meeting with Major League Baseball officials at the league’s Park Avenue offices, but a decision on his expected suspension for an alleged domestic violence incident last October will come Tuesday at the earliest, according to sources. While..." March 28

  • Suspension looming? Mets' Jeurys Familia meeting with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Mets could soon have clarity on Jeurys Familia's availability to start the season. According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, the star closer headed back to New York to meet with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred. The likely reason for the spring visit to see baseball's leader: Discussion..." March 27

  • Tony Pena defends his usage of closer Jeurys Familia in WBC

    ESPN "Dominican Republic manager Tony Pena on Thursday defended his usage of closer Jeurys Familia in the World Baseball Classic over a report that some New York Mets officials felt Pena had overused Familia during the team's opening games. Though Mets manager Terry Collins has said he is fine with..." March 17

  • Mets unhappy with amount Jeurys Familia is pitching in World Baseball Classic

    New York Daily News "Officially, the Mets said that Jeurys Familia pitching three times in the last four days is acceptable and within the rules of the World Baseball Classic. But let’s just say that privately the Mets weren’t thrilled when they saw Familia closing out the Dominican Republic’s 10-3 11-inning win over..." March 14

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