Cubs Claim Lefty Leathersich Off Waivers From MetsThe 25-year-old Leathersich had Tommy John ligament replacement surgery in July. He was 0-1 with a 2.31 ERA with 17 relief appearances for New York last season, his first in the majors.
Silverman: Mets’ Pitching Prospects On Cusp Of Something SpecialMets fans finally have a lot to look forward to, and it’s not just the much-ballyhooed Noah Syndergaard who is worthy of attention.
AUDIO: Eddie C’s Mets Notebook — Leathersich's Lights-Out StuffFor his career, Leathersich has struck out a ridiculous 15.2 batters per nine innings -- but has also given up five walks per nine innings pitched.

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