Jerry Blevins

Jerry Blevins
Jerry Blevins on July 16, 2016 (cropped).jpg
Blevins with the Mets in 2016
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Born: (1983-09-06) September 6, 1983 (age 33)
Johnson City, Tennessee
Bats: LeftThrows: Left
MLB debut
September 16, 2007, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
(through August 27, 2017)
Win-loss record26-11
Earned run average3.36
  • Oakland Athletics (2007-2013)
  • Washington Nationals (2014)
  • New York Mets (2015-present)


MLB debut Sept 16, 2007, for the Oakland Athletics MLB figures (through August 27, 2017) Gain–reduction record 26–11 Earned work average 3.36 Strikeouts 418 Groups Oakland Athletics (2007–2013) Washington Nationals (2014) NY Mets (2015–present) Jerry Richard Blevins (given birth to Sept 6, 1983) can be an American professional football pitcher for the brand new York Mets of Main League Football (MLB). He previously performed for the Oakland Athletics and Washington Nationals.

College career

After graduating from Arcadia SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL in, Arcadia, Ohio, Blevins walked to the School of Dayton baseball team, where he pitched for just two years. He previously a 7–4 record in 21 video games while playing for Dayton.

Professional career

Chicago Cubs

Blevins was drafted from the Chicago Cubs in the 17th (516th general) round from the 2004 Main League Football Draft. He authorized with the golf club on June 23 of this year, and started his pro profession using the Single-A Boise Hawks, where he pitched 23 video games.In 2005, he pitched for the Single-A Peoria Chiefs, but returned to Boise for the 2006 season. In 2006, he also pitched for the Single-A Daytona Cubs as well as the Double-A Western Tenn Gemstone Jaxx.Blevins began the 2007 time of year using the Daytona Cubs. He pitched in 15 video games there and experienced a 1–0 record having a 0.38 ERA before being advertised towards the Double-A Tennessee Smokies on, may 15, 2007. He pitched in 23 video games for the Smokies, where he previously a 2–2 record having a 1.53 ERA. Blevins pitched a complete of 38 video games in the Cubs business and experienced a 3–2 record having a 1.02 ERA.

Oakland Athletics

Blevins was traded towards the Oakland Athletics, along with catcher Rob Bowen, for catcher Jason Kendall on July 16, 2007.The Athletics, upon receiving Blevins, optioned him to Double-A Midland. He proceeded to go 1–3 there using a 3.32 Period in 17 video games. He was marketed towards the Sacramento River Felines, the Athletics Triple-A affiliate marketer, on August 31, 2007. Prior to the River Felines season finished, he pitched in a single game where he didn't give a work and got the earn in 2 ⁄ 3 scoreless innings pitched. Blevins helped the River Felines earn the Pacific Coastline League championship. Following the earn, Blevins was marketed towards the Athletics main league membership on Sept 15, 2007. Blevins pitched for four different minimal league groups in 2007 and acquired a mixed 5–5 record using a 1.63 ERA in 56 video games. He also struck out 11.87 batters per nine innings and acquired a complete of 102 strikeouts in 77 ⁄ 3 innings.On September 16, 2007, Blevins produced his main league debut, getting into the overall game in the ninth inning against the Texas Rangers. He pitched an ideal ninth inning and struck out David Murphy.Blevins was designated for project on, may 23, 2011. He was afterwards re-added back again to the 40-guy roster, and then be specified for assignment once again on July 19. He was re-added towards the 40-guy roster the next day.Blevins earned a single save through the 2012 period, also his second conserve in his profession within a clutch comfort when A's better Offer Balfour allowed two works in underneath from the ninth inning building the rating 6–5 against the LA Angels. Blevins emerged in using the tying work at third and earning work initially, but he struck out Kendrys Morales and grounded Howard Kendrick right into a dual play to earn the save.Blevins signed a one-year, $1.1 million cope with the Athletics in order to avoid arbitration prior to the 2013 time of year. On Apr 29, Blevins got the earn within a 19 inning video game against the Angels, pitching 1.2 scoreless innings. The Athletics gained the overall game in underneath from the 19th on the walk-off Brandon Moss house operate. Blevins also batted for the reason that video game, stunning out against Barry Enright in the 18th inning. In 67 performances in 2013, Blevins proceeded to go 5-0 with 4 retains and a 3.15 Period, dazzling out 52 in 60 innings.

Washington Nationals

On Dec 11, 2013, Blevins was traded towards the Washington Nationals for small little league outfielder Billy Melts away. Blevins completed his 2014 time of year 2-3, 4.87 ERA, 66 strikeouts, 23 walks, quitting 31 runs in 64 video games in 57.1 innings pitched.

New York Mets

On March 30, 2015, Blevins was traded to the brand new York Mets for outfielder Matt den Dekker.On Apr 19, 2015, Blevins was hit with a comebacker and suffered a distal radius fracture from the still left arm and was positioned on the 15-day disabled list. Blevins was recovering when he slipped on the curb and re-fractured his arm once again and missed all of those other season. Blevins completed the 2015 period 1-0, 4 strikeouts, 5 innings pitched in 7 video games with no works allowed.On Dec 15, 2015, Blevins signed a one-year, 4 million dollar cope with incentives.On Feb 9, 2017, Blevins signed a one-year agreement using the Mets that included a group option for the 2018 period.