Carlyle was released by the Mets on Friday. The Mets released the 38-year-old with over a week remaining before Opening Day so that he would have a chance to catch on with another team, but even if that happens, he'll likely occupy a low-leverage role in a mediocre bullpen.
Carlyle (hip) signed a minor league contract with the Mets on Monday that includes an invitation to spring training, Matt Ehalt of The Record reports. The 37-year-old Carlyle pitched in just 11 games last season due to multiple injuries, and he'll now have to earn a spot back on the Mets 25-man roster in Spring training. The veteran pitched well for the Mets over 27 games in 2015, but posted a 5.63 ERA and 1.13 WHIP with the club last season.
Mets pitcher Buddy Carlyle had hip surgery to repair a labrum issue, per Newsday. Carlyle was already on the disabled list with a back problem. The latest setback will most likely end his season.
A hip injury is preventing Mets pitcher Buddy Carlyle from being able to pitch, reports MLB.com. Carlyle has been on the disabled list with back spasms since May 13.
The Mets placed pitcher Buddy Carlyle on the 15-day disabled list prior to Thursday's game against the Cubs. Carlyle is dealing with back spasms, and the move was made retroactive to May 12. He is 1-0 with a 5.63 ERA and 6:1 K:BB ratio in eight innings. The Mets recalled pitcher Jack Leathersich from Triple-A Las Vegas as expected to fill the roster spot vacated by Carlyle's injury.
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