Jorge Julio – His New York Mets Career 2006

Jorge JulioThe Mets acquired Jorge Julio, a right-handed reliever, along with John Maine from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for Kris Benson prior to the 2006 season.  Julio made his Met debut on April 5 against the Washington Nationals and suffered the loss, allowing two earned runs in 2/3 of an inning. 

Things didn’t get that much better for Julio as he appeared in 18 games for the Mets before being traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks on May 24 in exchange for Orlando Hernandez.  At the time of the trade he was 1-2 with 1 save and a 5.06 ERA.  He pitched 21 1/3 innings and allowed 21 hits and 10 walks.  His one win came on May 5 against the Atlanta Braves.

While with the Mets Julio wore number 34.

Jorge Julio also played for the following team:
Baltimore Orioles – 2001-2005
Arizona Diamondbacks – 2006
Florida Marlins – 2007
Colorado Rockies – 2007
Cleveland Indians – 2008
Atlanta Braves – 2008
Milwaukee Brewers – 2009

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