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July 29, 2021 09:32 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Needs assist for 23rd save
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Diaz gave up two hits in a scoreless ninth inning Wednesday to record his 23rd save of the season in a 2-1 win over Atlanta.

The right-hander very nearly blew his fifth save of the season and fourth in July instead, but after a leadoff double by Abraham Almonte, Michael Conforto threw out Almonte at the plate as he attempted to score on a one-out single. Diaz failed to fan a batter in an appearance for the first time since June 29, and on the season, he sports a 3.89 ERA and 61:17 K:BB through 41.2 innings.

July 27, 2021 09:48 AM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Dominant in 22nd save
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Diaz struck out the side in a perfect seventh inning to record his 22nd save of the season in a 1-0 win over Atlanta during the second game of Monday's doubleheader.

He needed only 14 pitches (nine strikes) to plow through Atlanta's 5-6-7 hitters. Diaz has rebounded in impressive fashion since a rough stretch sandwiched around the All-Star break, converting three straight saves chances with a 0.00 ERA and 7:1 K:BB in three innings.

July 25, 2021 08:16 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Fans three in save
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Diaz struck out three batters and walked one in a scoreless ninth inning Sunday, securing a save over the Blue Jays.

Diaz issued a one-out walk to Vladimir Guerrero but still locked down his 21st save of the season. He converted two saves in the weekend series against Toronto after blowing his previous three chances. The 27-year-old now owns a 4.08 ERA with a 58:17 K:BB while going 21-for-25 in save opportunities this season.

July 24, 2021 07:36 AM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Locks down 20th save
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Diaz struck out one in a perfect ninth inning Friday to record his 20th save of the season in a 3-0 win over the Blue Jays.

The right-hander was dialed in, firing nine of 10 pitches for strikes while carving up the heart of the Toronto order. The performance was a far cry from Diaz's previous few efforts as he'd blown three straight save chances coming into Friday, but Mets manager Luis Rojas doesn't seem ready to yank him from the closer spot quite yet.

July 21, 2021 12:48 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Receives vote of confidence
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Manager Luis Rojas said he plans to utilize Diaz if a save situation arises Tuesday in Cincinnati, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.

The right-hander has blown three straight saves with seven runs allowed on seven hits and three walks across three frames during that stretch, but the Mets' skipper is going to stick with him for the time being. Trevor May figures to be the next man up for save opportunities, but Diaz will receive at least one more chance to turn things around as New York's closer.

July 20, 2021 01:36 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Blows third straight save
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Diaz gave up one run on a hit and a walk in the ninth inning of Monday's 15-11 extra-innings win over the Reds, blowing his fourth save of the season. He struck out two.

The last thing Mets fans wanted to see was the return of Bad Edwin, but that's exactly what's happened, as the right-hander blew his third straight save chance when Jesse Winker drove in the tying run Monday with a double. Diaz has coughed up seven runs over those three appearances, taking the loss in two of them, and the rough stretch has ballooned his ERA from 2.86 to to 4.30. Trevor May wound up recording the save in the 11th, and he could be in line for more save opportunities if Diaz can't right the ship quickly.

July 18, 2021 12:24 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Coughs up walkoff grand slam
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Diaz (3-4) allowed four runs on two hits and one walk over two-thirds of an inning in a blown save Saturday against the Pirates. He struck out a pair.

Diaz gave up a walkoff grand slam to Pittsburgh catcher Jacob Stallings with two outs in the ninth inning, the second straight blown save for the New York closer. Diaz has allowed runs in four of his last five appearances, causing his ERA to balloon from 2.84 to 4.17. He's still converted 19 of 22 save opportunities with a terrific 52:15 K:BB in 36.2 innings, but he's now allowed nine baserunners and six runs over his last two outings.

July 11, 2021 05:56 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Blows save, takes loss
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Diaz (3-3) allowed two runs on four hits and a walk with two strikeouts in 1.1 innings, taking a blown save and the loss Sunday versus Pittsburgh.

The 27-year-old entered the game with runners on the corners and one out in the eighth inning. He issued a walk to load the bases, but escaped the jam by striking out Michael Perez and Ke'Bryan Hayes. Diaz didn't get so lucky in the ninth inning, as Pittsburgh gained the lead by scoring two runs with two outs on his watch. The right-hander is now 19-for-21 in save chances this year, and he's posted a 3.25 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 50:14 K:BB across 36 innings.

July 11, 2021 04:56 AM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Notches 19th save
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Diaz earned the save against the Pirates in Game 2 of Saturday's doubleheader, striking out the side in a perfect inning of work.

The right-hander nearly hurled an immaculate inning, throwing only one ball in addition to the nine strikes he used to mow down a trio of Pirates hitters. Diaz had allowed a run in each of his previous two appearances but hasn't blown a save since the first day of June. He has posted a 2.86 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 48:13 K:BB across 34.2 innings and ranks among the top 10 in MLB with 19 saves.

July 8, 2021 09:48 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Earns win in matinee
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Diaz (3-2) allowed an unearned run while walking two, hitting a batter and striking out two in one inning, earning the win in Game 1 of Wednesday's doubleheader versus Milwaukee.

Diaz loaded the bases and plunked Christian Yelich to force in a run, but he was able to limit the damage. Jeff McNeil's two-RBI walkoff single gave Diaz his second win in his last four outings. The Mets' closer has a steady 2.94 ERA, 1.10 WHIP and 45:13 K:BB across 33.2 innings while also converting 18 of 19 save chances.

July 6, 2021 09:52 AM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Notches 18th save
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Diaz gave up a run on two hits and a walk while striking out two in the ninth inning Monday, recording his 18th save of the season in a 4-2 win over the Brewers.

The right-hander came out of the bullpen flat as the first three Milwaukee batters reached base against him, but following a mound visit Diaz regained his swagger, fanning Jace Peterson and Keston Hiura before Jackie Bradley flied out to end the game. Diaz has been scored upon in three of his last six appearances, but he hasn't blown a save since June 1. On the season, the 27-year-old closer has a 3.03 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 43:11 K:BB through 32.2 innings.

June 29, 2021 11:40 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Tallies 17th save
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Diaz did not allow a baserunner in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save Tuesday against Atlanta.

Diaz was called upon to protect a one-run lead and rebounded after a rocky outing his last time on the mound. Though he didn't muster any strikeouts, Diaz still set down Ehire Adrianza, Pablo Sandoval and Ronald Acuna in order to earn his 17th save of the season. He's also maintained a strong 2.84 ERA with a 41:10 K:BB across 31.2 frames on the season.

June 26, 2021 10:44 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Falls into win Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Diaz (2-2) picked up the win in Saturday's 4-3 victory over the Phillies, getting charged with one run in one inning after walking one batter and hitting another with a pitch. He struck out one.

Entering the game in the top of the ninth inning with the score tied 2-2, Diaz put the first two batters he faced aboard and then uncorked a wild pitch, setting up Nick Maton to bring home a run with a sacrifice fly. The Mets closer was able to escape without further damage, however, and was still the pitcher of record when his team's offense rallied for two runs in the bottom of the frame. Through 11 appearances in June, Diaz has a 2.61 ERA with a 14:3 K:BB through 10.1 innings and seven saves in eight chances.

June 24, 2021 08:20 AM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Nails down 16th save
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Diaz walked one and struck out two over 1.2 scoreless innings to record his 16th save of the season in Wednesday's 7-3 win over Atlanta.

He entered the game in the eighth inning to protect a 6-3 lead with runners on first and second and one out, but Diaz had little trouble converting his second five-out save of the year. The right-hander has reeled off seven straight conversions, posting a 1.08 ERA, 0.72 WHIP and 12:2 K:BB through 8.1 innings over that stretch.

June 22, 2021 12:08 AM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Picks up 15th save
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Diaz picked up the save (15) during Game 1 of Monday's doubleheader against Atlanta, striking out one in a perfect seventh inning.

Diaz bounced back nicely from a shaky outing Friday against the Nationals in which he took the loss while allowing a run. The closer has enjoyed a very strong stretch dating all the way back to May 17, over which he's converted nine of 10 save opportunities, allowing just two earned runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out 19.

June 19, 2021 12:52 AM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Rough night Friday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Diaz (1-2) took the loss Friday as the Mets fell 1-0 to the Nationals, allowing one run on two hits and a walk without recording an out.

Entering a scoreless game in the bottom of the ninth inning, Diaz walked Juan Soto to lead off the frame, then served up singles to Ryan Zimmerman and Yan Gomes to hand the Nats a walkoff win. The right-hander had a 0.77 ERA over his prior 12 appearances heading into Friday but non-save situations can bring out the worst in a closer, and Diaz's job is in no jeopardy.

June 16, 2021 11:32 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: One-out save
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Diaz retired the only batter he faced to earn the save Wednesday against the Cubs.

Diaz came on with two outs in the ninth inning and a runner on first base. He retired Willson Contreras on four pitches to record his 14th save of the season. Though this was a fairly straightforward outing, Diaz has performed well throughout the season by maintaining a 2.67 ERA and 37 strikeouts across 27 innings on the campaign.

June 15, 2021 11:00 AM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Notches 13th save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Diaz struck out the side in a perfect ninth inning Monday to record his 13th save of the season in a 5-2 win over the Cubs.

The 27-year-old right-hander is dialed in right now, posting a 0.79 ERA, 0.62 WHIP and 18:2 K:BB over his last 11.1 innings -- numbers reminiscent of his dominant 2018 campaign in Seattle. On the season, Diaz has converted 13 of 14 save chances with a 2.70 ERA, 1.01 WHIP and 35.6 percent strikeout rate.

June 12, 2021 09:32 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Locks down 12th save
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Diaz struck out one in a perfect ninth inning Saturday to record his 12th save of the season in a 4-1 win over the Padres.

The Mets closer needed only 10 pitches (seven strikes) to get the job done. Diaz has been locked in lately, posting a 0.87 ERA, 0.68 WHIP and 15:2 K:BB over his last 10 appearances and 10.1 innings, but after pitching in each of the last two games, he'll likely be unavailable Sunday as New York looks for the series sweep.

June 11, 2021 11:20 PM
Mets' Edwin Diaz: Logs 11th save
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Diaz allowed a hit and struck out two over 1.1 innings to earn the save in Friday's 3-2 win over San Diego.

Diaz got Tommy Pham to fly out to end the eighth inning. The Mets' closer then worked around a Manny Machado single in the ninth to lock down the save. Diaz is now 11-for-12 in saves chances with a 2.92 ERA, 1.09 WHIP and 33:7 K:BB across 24.2 innings this year. He's given up just one run in his last 9.1 innings, which came in his lone blown save of the year versus Arizona on June 1.

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