Jeurys Familia is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB).
The New York Mets signed Familia as an amateur free agent on July 13, 2007, for $100,000 and began playing in minor leagues.
He played for the New York Mets for six seasons, thus, from 2012 to 2018. Familia made his MLB debut against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
He pitched a scoreless 8th inning, striking out the main hitter he confronted, Lance Berkman.
In spite of the fact that Familia had for the most part began in the minors, he was utilized out of the bullpen area as a reliever in his debut season.
Familia made one start in 2012 on October 1 against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park by pitching four scoreless innings, walking six hitters, striking out three, and surrendering only one hit.
The Mets ended up losing 2-3. Familia completed the season with an ERA of 5.84 showing up in 8 games (one beginning) in 12.1 innings pitched with 10 strikeouts and a WHIP of 1.541 while surrendering 10 hits, 8 runs, and 9 strolls.
Jeurys Familia Wife: Is Jeurys Familia Married?
Jeurys Familia is a married baseball player. He is married to Bianca Rivas.
Who Is Jeurys Familia Wife, Bianca Rivas?
Bianca Rivas is known as the wife of professional baseball pitcher Jeurys Familia. Familia was arrested after allegedly causing a scratch to the chest and a bruise to the right cheek of his wife Bianca Rivas.
A competent court of jurisdiction dismissed the case due to a lack of evidence. The Mets suspended Familia for 15 games.