Mets to add Josh Edgin

The New York Mets today announced the team will add lefthanded pitcher Josh Edgin to the team’s taxi squad tomorrow and then the active roster on Friday.

Edgin, 25, was 3-2 with one save and a 3.89 ERA (16 earned runs/37.0 innings) in 35 games for Buffalo (AAA) of the International League this season.  He struck out 40 in 37.0 innings.  The 6-1, 225-pound native of Lewistown, PA also pitched for Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League this year, recording two saves and a 1.42 ERA (one earned run/6.1 innings) in six games

Originally drafted in the 30th round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft, Edgin was a South Atlantic League All-Star in 2011 for Savannah.  He also appeared in 10 games with the Mets in Spring Training this season, and was unscored upon in 10.1 innings.