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Mets remain interested in re-signing Jerry Blevins

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The New York Mets' plan to meet with the representative for free agent Jerry Blevins at the winter meetings in the hopes of re-signing the left-handed reliever.

Blevins had a dominant April for the Mets before fracturing his left forearm when he was struck by a line drive. He refractured the forearm when he fell while rehabbing in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

Blevins was acquired from the Washington Nationals on the eve of the regular season for outfielder Matt den Dekker.

“The doctors tell us he should be fine,” assistant GM John Ricco said. “Secondly, we do have interest. I’ve talked to his representative. And I expect to meet with him out here. And we’ll see what happens.”

Ricco expects that it would take a major league deal to re-sign Blevins.

“I think he enjoyed his time here,” Ricco said. “I think he probably feels like there’s unfinished business. And I think he feels like there’s a spot for him.”