Jeremy Scott Hefner (born March 11, 1986 in Perkins, Oklahoma) is a Major League Baseball starting/relief pitcher for the New York Mets.
He was originally drafted by the New York Mets in the 46th round of the 2004 amateur draft, however he opted not to sign. He was next drafted by the Mets in the 48th round of the 2005 amateur draft, however again he did not sign. He later went on to the San Diego Padres and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
On December 12 he was claimed off waivers by the Mets from the Pirates after being DFA'd.
|Age: 26 (born March 11,1986)|
|Bats: Right Throws: Right|
|Contract: Minor League|
On April 23 Hefner was called up to replace Ronny Cedeno's spot on the roster since he was placed on the DL. He made his debut and he pitched 3 scoreless innings in game one 1-6 loss to the San Francisco Giants in the doubleheader. But later for the second game he was sent down as Jordany Valdespin took his spot in for Cedeno. He was recalled up back as Valdespin was sent down on May 19. On May 24 he made his first start of his career. On May 29 he hit his first homerun of his career which was also his first hit.
He was sent down to the Buffalo Bisons to make room for Pedro Beato on July 4. He came back up on July 21 as Johan Santana was placed on the DL. On August 21 he was placed on the paternity list as Robert Carson took his spot on the roster. He came off the list on August 24 as Collin McHugh was sent down to make room for him.
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