Mets add LaTroy Hawkins to bullpen mix, still looking for more help

The New York Mets continued their attempt to bolster a bullpen that ranked second to last in baseball in earned run average last season by agreeing to a deal with 40-year-old veteran right-hander LaTroy Hawkins.


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GM Tweeps, Excited to be part of the #Mets Fam GreatTradition, and Great Fan base, looking forward to a great 2013 Season #NY
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LaTroy Hawkins

Hawkins put up a 3.64 ERA to go with a 1.38 WHIP and 23:13 K:BB ratio in 42 innings last season with the Angels.

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He is also, apparently a vegan (in case you wanted to know) with a kick ass nickname according to former Angels teammate C.J. Wilson.


If you're like me you might hav

e wondered if this meant the end of the team's pursuit of Brian Wilson.  The team has brought in several arms on minor league deals and after bringing in Pedro Feliciano, Scott Atchison, and LaTroy Hawkins over the past 10 days things seem to be filling out.


If you’re projecting #Mets bullpen today, maybe: Francisco, Parnell, Edgin, Feliciano, Atchison, Hawkins, then long man like Hefner/Laffey.
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Adam Rubin

If you're a proponent of seeing The Beard in Queens next year, then you'll be happy to know that according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the team is still looking to add to the bullpen, even

https://twitter.com/JonHeymanCBS/status/296961754607529986

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