Found August 05, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
During a follow-up exam for neck discomfort Monday at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Bobby Parnell received an injection to try to quiet the issue, a baseball source told ESPN New York. Parnell is likely to be placed on the disabled list, writes Rubin. Parnell has not appeared in a game since last Tuesday, meaning a 15-day DL stint can be backdated and would be eligible to be activated from the DL next Thursday. Original Post Bobby Parnell will be reexamined by a doctor today after missing his fifth straight game with a sore neck. The closer could face a stint on the disabled list, according to comments made by Terry Collins. “Parnell has not improved a lot. I mean, he feels better, but not enough to pitch him for sure.” Parnell has not pitched since Tuesday and has been taking muscle relaxants to reduce spasms. The Mets close is having the best season of his career with 22 saves and a  2.16 ERA. David Aardsma, who has replaced Parnell as closer, blew a save and the took a loss i...
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