Jeurys Familia is a baseball player in America who plays for the Philadelphia Phillies as a professional pitcher. He throws right and bats right.
Standing at a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall and 230 pounds (100 kg), Familia was signed by the New York Mets as an amateur free agent on July 13, 2007, for $100,000.
Familia started with the Single-A St. Lucie Mets and after six starts he went 1–1 with a 1.49 ERA in 36.1 innings. Upon showing great performance, he was promoted to the Double-A Binghamton Mets of the Eastern League.
Familia made it to the final vote of the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game yet lost to Carlos Martinez.
Familia battled after the All-Star break, blowing three continuous saves in late July, including giving up a game-dominating home run to Justin Upton on July 30, 2015, when the Mets blew a six-run lead.
He emphatically made something happen with 16 successive scoreless innings, zero acquired runs, and eight changed-over saves in eight open doors.
Familia struck out Dexter Fowler to send the Mets to the World Series.
Jeurys Familia Parents: Who Is Jeurys Familia Father, Darwin Falter?
Born on October 10, 1989, Jeurys Familia was born to Darwin Falter. Darwin Falter worked for the Dominican military and part-time at a gas station despite being hindered by a leg injury suffered in a childhood accident.