Foggo's Contract Purchased by Mets
Evansville, Ind. – Evansville right handed pitcher Eric Foggo has had his contract purchased by the New York Mets organization.
"We are incredibly proud and happy for Eric," Evansville Otters Pitching Coach Max Peterson said. "He has worked hard since arriving to Evansville and we wish him the best at the next level."
Foggo, who is in his first season of professional baseball, has not allowed a run in three innings pitched over three appearances out of the Otters’ bullpen. Tuesday night he worked a perfect inning against Ottawa. Overall, Foggo allowed just two hits in his three innings of work alongside three strikeouts.
The Hilton Head, SC native has been a key cog of a red hot Evansville bullpen. The Otters bullpen has not allowed a run in the past three games as of Wednesday with 12.1 innings of scoreless baseball. Overall, the bullpen has allowed just one run in 17.1 innings this season.
Foggo was primarily a hitter in his five year collegiate career. He played his final year of college ball at Alabama in 2022 where he pitched in six games while appearing in 20 games as a position player.
Foggo spent his first four years playing for Stentson hitting 23 home runs over his time with the Hatters.
His brother Ian is a pitcher in the Houston Astros organization.
The Otters have now sent 88 players to affiliated organizations out of Evansville.
The Evansville Otters are the 2006 and 2016 Frontier League champions.
The Otters play all home games at historic Bosse Field, located at 23 Don Mattingly Way in Evansville, Ind. Stay up-to-date with the Evansville Otters by visiting evansvilleotters.com, or follow the Otters on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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