Jeurys Familia could get chances to close on days Jenrry Mejia is unavailable, Terry Collins said after Wednesday’s game.
Familia earned a five-out save on Wednesday, needing one pitch to induce a double play from Ike Davis in the 8th inning, then pitched a shutout 9th inning to close out the Mets 5-0 win. It was his first save of the season. He also earned a save during the 2013 season in his only save situation.
Familiar picked up his first major league hit on Wednesday, singling in the bottom of the 8th inning.