Mets Sign Lefty Pitcher Adam Wilk

By Michael Mayer

January 12, 2017 1 Comment

adam wilk

The New York Mets announced they have signed left-handed pitcher Adam Wilk to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training.

Wilk, 29, pitched the entire 2016 season in Triple-A for the Tampa Bay Rays. In 15 starts spanning 87.1 innings, he went 2-8 with a 3.61 ERA and 1.12 WHIP. He allowed only 85 hits and 13 walks while striking out 75 for the Durham Bulls.

Left-handed hitters had a measly .167/.164/.212 slash line against Wilk in 2016.

Wilk made his made his major league debut in 2011 with the Detroit Tigers and last pitched in the big leagues for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2015. In 26.1 major league innings, he has a 6.49 ERA and 1.67 WHIP.

Earlier this offseason, the Mets signed righties Cory Burns and Ben Rowen to minor league deals.

mmn footer square

  • Buddy3

    AAA filler- how about a major league relief pitcher signing? And who get cut when we give out a major league contract?