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Kolarek Starting To Peak

Kolarek has a quality slider in the mix now

Left-handed reliever Adam Kolarek is coming off of easily his best season statistically in 2012. However, behind the numbers is a former outfielder really learning how to pitch and his game is beginning to peak in a really big way, so much so that internally he's becoming a viable long-term bullpen option for the Mets.

He not only saved 18 games for the St. Lucie Mets last year but he posted a 2.37 ERA and struck out a career-high 70 batters in the Florida State League. "Overall I thought personally I made a lot of improvements," he said. "When I set my goals each year for the upcoming season I write things down on what I want to improve on and when the season's over I like to look back, and I really feel...

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