Mets Sign Chasen Shreve To Minors Contract


The Mets have marked left-hander Chasen Shreve to a small time bargain, MLB Network’s Jon Heyman reports (Twitter link).  The agreement contains a greeting for Shreve to go to the Mets’ major class Spring Training camp.

Shreve showed up in just three Major League games in 2019, removing two innings from the Cardinals’ bullpen.  The southpaw had totaled just 16 2/3 casings since being gained by St. Louis from the Yankees in July 2018 — a swap now much also called the Luke Voit-for-Giovanny Gallegos trade.  Shreve’s concise residency with the Cards incorporates two through and through assignments off the 40- man list, and he chose for become a free specialist this offseason as opposed to stay in the St. Louis association.

Over 203 2/3 MLB innings, Shreve has a 3.71 ERA and 10.3 K/9, however he has been inclined to homers (a lifelong 1.6 HR/9) and strolls (4.5 BB/9).  He likewise has really even vocation parts against both right-gave and left-gave hitters, making him maybe a greater amount of a captivating southpaw warm up area applicant than different lefties since the three-player least rule will become possibly the most important factor in 2020.

Shreve’s dull 2019 aside, his reputation is absolutely intriguing enough to justify a look in Spring Training, particularly for a Mets group that is searching for a wide range of warm up area help.  specifically, a second left-hander to combine with Justin Wilson stands apart as a specific need.  Of note, Shreve and new Mets chief Carlos Beltran are previous colleagues, as both played together for the Yankees in 2015 and 2016.

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