Mets claim Ryan Reid from Pirates

Posted: December 23, 2013 in Hot Stove, News
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By Steven Inman

Reid has a legit chance to pitch for the Mets in 2014

Reid has a legit chance to pitch for the Mets in 2014

The Mets have claimed RHP Ryan Reid off of waivers from the Pirates. Reid, 28, a relief pitcher, appeared in seven games for the Pirates last season, making his big league debut. The 28-year-old posted a 1.64 ERA and 1.091 WHIP in 11 innings, including one save. In Triple-A Indy, Reid posted a 2.73 ERA and 1.197 WHIP over 59 1/3 innings last year.

Reid is a typical fastball-slider reliever. He tops out at 94mph but he typically is around 91-92 with his fastball. He also occasionally throws a changeup. He was drafted by the Rays in 2006 but still regains his rookie status next year.

Reid will go to Spring Training trying to earn a spot in the Mets bullpen. He has very strong minor league numbers so he can earn a job on the Mets roster with a strong spring.

  1. Kelly, Frank says:

    Merry Christmas

  2. frank says:

    Well, it all starts with pitching !

  3. Frank Kelly says:

    call Newsday they publish hole in one data Huntington Crescent Club hole # 3 138 yards he used an eight iron

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