Jan 9, 2020

Steve Nogosek: 2019 Mets Pitcher (2019)

Stephen James Nogosek was born January 11th 1995 in Roseville, California. The six foot two right hander, attended high school in Roseville & went 8-0 in his junior year. He attended the University of Oregon  pitching for the Dukes baseball team. 

After finishing his junior year, he was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the sixth round of the 2016 draft. The next year he was selected as a South Atlantic All Star, but on July 31st was traded along with Jamie Callahan & Gerson Bautista to the New York Mets for Addison Reed.

In 2018 he was an All Star with the St. Lucie Mets before getting promoted to AA Binghamton. In 2019 he started out at AA Binghamton &  then was pushed up to AAA Syracuse.. At AAA Syracuse he was 3-0 with a 1.15 ERA & two saves.

On June 19th, he was called up & he made his MLB debut in Atlanta. He gave up two runs on two hits in 2.2 innings of work. 

On June 26th, he came into an extra inning game at Philadelphia serving up the game winning walk off double from Jay Bruce. He would make three more appearances before getting sent back down.

On December 16th 2019 he was designated for assignment to make a roster spot for Rick Porcello.

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