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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Familia makes first AFL appearance

By Adam Rubin

Jeurys Familia tossed a scoreless inning with one strikeout in his first Arizona Fall League appearance, in relief in a 7-6 loss by Scottsdale against Mesa on Monday night.

Familia, who turned 24 last week, made one late-season appearance with the Mets after recovering quickly from surgery to remove a bone spur and loose bodies from his right elbow. The procedure was performed on June 5.

He logged only 19 2/3 innings between the majors and minors during the regular season.