|Jan. 25 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET21:32 ET2:32 GMT10:32 7:32 PM MST9:32 PM EST10:02 PM VEN6:32 UAE (+1)8:32 PM CT-Mejia agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Mets and avoided salary arbitration.
Analysis: Mejia settled at $2.47 million, a cut from his $2,595,000 salary in 2015. He was suspended for 80 games on April 11 following a positive test for Stanozolol, then banned for an additional 162 games on July 28 after a positive test for Stanozolol and Boldenone, discipline that reduced his actual earnings to $496,311. Mejia had asked for $2,595,000 and had been offered $2,345,000.
|July 28 3:37 PM PT4:37 PM MT5:37 PM CT6:37 PM ET18:37 ET22:37 GMT6:37 3:37 PM MST5:37 PM EST6:07 PM VEN2:37 UAE (+1)5:37 PM CT-Just back from an 80-game drug suspension, Mejia has been banned for an additional 162 games following a positive test for Stanozolol and Boldenone.
Analysis: Mejia was suspended April 11 following a positive test for Stanozolol and said in a statement then ''I can honestly say I have no idea how a banned substance ended up in my system.''
|July 7 6:05 PM PT7:05 PM MT8:05 PM CT9:05 PM ET21:05 ET1:05 GMT9:05 6:05 PM MST8:05 PM EST8:35 PM VEN5:05 UAE (+1)8:05 PM CT-Mejia has rejoined the New York Mets after completing an 80-game suspension for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
Analysis: Mejia was activated from the restricted list before Tuesday night's game between the Mets and San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. The right-hander, who pitched in a rehab game on Sunday, was in uniform and available to play. Mejia was suspended in April after testing positive for the steroid Stanozolol. The 25-year-old pitcher has said he never knowingly took the steroid.
|Apr. 11 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-Mejia has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. MLB announced the punishment Saturday. Mejia released a statement through the team saying that he knows the rules and accepts his punishment, but "can honestly say I have no idea how a banned substance ended up in my system."
Analysis: This is the fourth penalty for a positive Stanozolol test reported by MLB in less than a month, following Minnesota pitcher Ervin Santana, Seattle pitcher David Rollins and Atlanta pitcher Arodys Vizcaino. Mejia began the season as New York's closer, but he was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with posterior elbow inflammation.
|Apr. 7 12:34 PM PT1:34 PM MT2:34 PM CT3:34 PM ET15:34 ET19:34 GMT3:34 12:34 PM MST2:34 PM EST3:04 PM VEN23:34 UAE2:34 PM CT-Mejia was put on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of inflammation in the back of his elbow. He was examined by Mets medical director Dr. David Altchek, underwent X-ray and MRI scans and was given a cortisone injection.
Analysis: New York said Mejia won't be available to pitch in a game for at least 10 days and was put on the DL retroactive to Sunday. Right-hander Erik Goeddel will be recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League before Wednesday night's game at Washington.
|2010||NYM||0||4||0 - 1||33||3||0||39.0||46||21||20||3||20||2||22||1.69||4.62|
|2012||NYM||1||2||0 - 0||5||3||0||16.0||20||10||10||2||9||0||8||1.81||5.63|
|2013||NYM||1||2||0 - 0||5||5||0||27.1||28||9||7||2||4||0||27||1.17||2.30|
|2014||NYM||6||6||28 - 31||63||7||0||93.2||98||41||38||9||41||8||98||1.48||3.65|
|2015||NYM||1||0||0 - 0||7||0||0||7.1||4||0||0||0||2||1||7||0.82||0.00|
|Career||9||14||28 - 32||113||18||0||183.1||196||81||75||16||76||11||162||1.48||3.68|