Justin Wilson reaches deal with New York Mets, according to sources
The deal consists of $500,000 in efficiency bonuses every year.
The left-handed Wilson has an upper-90s fastball and, on the floor, he had a stable yr for the Chicago Cubs in 2018. He went 4-5 with a 3.46 ERA in 71 appearances, hanging out 69 in 54.2 innings.
However there have been occasions of inconsistency, which could observe him to his new group. Merely put, he walked too many hitters (33). Nonetheless, he was particularly efficient towards left-handed hitters, who solely hit .190 off him whereas reaching base simply 30 % of the time — significantly better than the .350 on-base mark he compiled towards righties.
An indication of his up-and-down efficiency could be seen within the win chance stat: He was a sum 0.0 — plus-4.eight in constructive occasions and a minus-4.eight in unfavourable occasions. Total, he was efficient, simply not at all times dependable in some massive spots.
Wilson is 26-19 with a 3.33 ERA in 412 reduction appearances over six massive league seasons that additionally included time with the Pittsburgh Pirates (2012 to 2014), New York Yankees (2015) and the Detroit Tigers (2016 and 2017).
The deal was first reported by The Athletic.
ESPN’s Jesse Rogers and The Related Press contributed to this report.