Originally posted on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog  |  Last updated 12/8/11
According a major league source, ”The Mets were debating Wednesday whether to trade Bobby Parnell to an unspecified team for a starting position player,” ESPN’s Adam Rubin wrote to his blog. Matthew Cerrone: I would trade Parnell. I think he has a world of talent – and maybe it’s because he hasn’t been pitching his entire life, just since college – but he strikes me as a guy who might never put it all together and so if a team is interested I would move him. I wrote this in April 2011, before he hit the DL, but the same seems to hold true today: “It’s about time for him to start learning, making adjustments and to ‘pitch,’ or else he’s going to be up and down, back and forth, with lots of talk about velocity and finding ways to get him going… just like Matt Lindstrom and Kyle Farnsworth.” Michael Baron: Parnell has been hard to watch recently. To me, it’s not even that he has blown saves; it’s that he doesn’t appear to learn from day to day and he takes the same approa
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