Edward Cory (Eddie) Kunz pitched three seasons for Oregon State University...Graduated from Parkrose High School in Portland, OR in 2004...Played
baseball, basketball and football...His cousin, Vinnie Henderson, played in the Toronto Blue Jays system.2009Finished second on Buffalo (AAA) of the International League with 40
appearances...Righthanded batters only hit .199 (28-141) against him...Was 1-1 with a 2.38 ERA (three earned runs/11.1 innings) in six games in April...Pitched a season-high 3.0 innings on four separate occasions: April 14th vs.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; June 6th vs. Indianapolis; August 11th vs. Rochester
and September 4th vs. Louisville...Struck out a season-best five in 3.0 innings vs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on April 14th...Allowed one earned run in nine appearances from May 26th-June 26th (15.1
innings, 0.59 ERA).2008His contract was selected by the Mets from Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League on August 3rd...Optioned to New Orleans
(AAA) of the Pacific Coast League on August 18th...Made his major league debut with 1.0 scoreless inning, yielding one hit at Houston on August 3rd...Also pitched against San
Diego on August 6th and on August 10th vs. Florida...Was the third player from the 2007 draft to appear in the majors, behindWashington's Ross Detwiler and Texas' Tommy Hunter...Allowed his first home run since 2005 at Oregon State when San Diego's Chase Headley went deep on August 6th at Shea...Worked in six games with New Orleans from August 19th-August 29th...Finished third in the EL with 27 saves in 30 opportunities...Was leading the Eastern League in saves at the time of his promotion...In 18 road games, was 1-0 with a 1.69 ERA and converted all 14 of his save chances...For the season, righthanded batters hit .196 (19-97) against him, while lefthanded hitters had a .253 (20-79) batting average...Ended his stint at Binghamton with 16 straight scoreless appearances (17.0 innings) from June 20th-August 1st...During that
stretch, allowed 10 hits, with six walks and 16 strikeouts...Picked up a save in six straight games from June 20th-July 1st...Ended his time with the B-Mets by converting his last 11 save opportunities...Named to the Eastern League's postseason All-Star team...Appeared in 14 games with Peoria of the Arizona Fall League...Posted a 2-2 mark in 14 games while striking out 14 in his 14.0
innings of work.2007Signed with the Mets on July 24th...Pitched in 12 games for Brooklyn (A) of the New York-Penn League.