Found August 31, 2013 on
Well, it seems all but apparent that Bobby Parnell’s fine season will be coming to an end this month. According to MetsBlog, Parnell is not even close to resuming any baseball-related activities. Parnell was placed on the DL on August 6 with a neck injury. He had an epidural shot to alleviate the pain, but so far it has not worked. Parnell is going to get another shot soon and if that does not work, surgery is probably the next step in the process. So, reading through the tea leaves, it’s all but certain Parnell’s season is over. And what a season it was. Finally tapping his vast potential, Parnell blossomed this year as the Mets’ closer. No longer did he have to worry what kind of role he was going to have. The ninth inning job was all his from the start and he nailed his audition. For the year, Parnell saved 22 games (blowing four saves) and in 49 games he posted a fantastic ERA (2.16), WHIP (1.00) and BAA (.211). Parnell had a lot of success this year, mostly because, for once, h...

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