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Bobby Parnell Is Still Struggling

So far on his road to recovery, Bobby Parnell has really struggled in his minor league rehab appearances. He is mainly struggling with his command and more concerning, his velocity. There is still no timetable for his return. On Tuesday, Parnell gave up 3 runs and 4 hits in 1 1/3 innings in a extended spring training game in Florida. His fastball has been in the lower 90s, mainly...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Notes: Parnell Struggles In Rehab, Carlyle Exits With Back Stiffness, Montero Still Sore

Bobby Parnell surrendered three runs in his first minor league rehab appearance since suffering a setback from Tommy John surgery three weeks ago. According to Jeff Moore of Baseball Prospectus, Parnell’s fastball was sitting at 90-92 MPH. Moore also tweeted that Parrnell was hit hard and lacked command on both his fastball and breaking pitches. Buddy Carlyle left yesterday’s...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Parnell Taking His Time With Mets Bullpen Thriving

Mets reliever Bobby Parnell is still working his way back from Tommy John surgery by doing rehab. The team would greatly benefit from his return, but the Mets bullpen has been doing fine so far this season. The Mets bullpen ranks 2nd in the NL in ERA despite the absence of Parnell, Jenrry Mejia. Vic Black and Josh Edgin. Jeurys Familia has excelled as closer. Parnell has taken...
Via Mets Merized Online
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Reacting to Familia saving over Parnell

Earlier this week, New York Mets manager Terry Collins announced that Jeurys Familia will continue to hold the closer’s role for the first few weeks of Bobby Parnell’s return from TJ Surgery. This means that Familia will be holding the closer’s job well into the beginning of the season, and may hold onto it for a long while after that. Both of these two have had success...
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell Struggling In Rehab Appearances

Mets reliever Bobby Parnell has made some rehab appearances in his road back from Tommy John surgery. It’s been rough so far. His last appearance came on Tuesday night vs Class A St Lucie. Parnell allowed a run on 2 hits and 2 runs while recording only 2 outs vs Jupiter. He struck out one batter. It was his 3rd rehab appearance for the Florida State League Club. He has a 10.13...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Some good news, some bad news, some pitching news

Last week was busy for the New York Mets, and not in a good way as they were bombarded by injuries. Well, the news never stops, good or bad, so here we’ll have a recap of some news that you may have missed. Good News It’s always good to start with good news, and to be honest the Mets probably needed some. The first bit of good news is that Bobby Parnell saw his first game...
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Parnell to begin season on DL

In an announcement that surprised no one, the New York Mets officially stated that closer Bobby Parnell will likely begin the season on the disabled list. Parnell tore a ligament in his elbow on Opening Day last season and required Tommy John surgery. Typical recovery takes about 12 months. Based on that projection, Parnell should be ready to go by May. Bobby Parnell’s return...
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

What do the New York Mets do when Bobby Parnell returns?

Here’s an interesting situation: It’s Spring Training 2015 and closer Bobby Parnell has fully healed from Tommy John surgery. After pitching in just one major league game in the last season and a half Parnell is looking to reclaim the closer’s role that was rightfully his last season. But there’s a problem. Starter-turned-reliever Jenrry Mejia took the closer’s role job...
Via NYMetsLife
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Closer Bobby Parnell Out

The New York Mets had the lead in the 9th inning of yesterday's home opener against the Washington Nationals.  Closer Bobby Parnell came in for the save, his first apperance since July 30th of last season, and ended up blowing the save.  Today the Mets announced Parnell has a partial tear in his elbow and will be shut down for 2 weeks, minimum.  Bobby Parnell, who blew a save...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: success will depend on the bullpen

While it is true that the New York Mets have made strides in recent years to build up their roster through prospects, trades and free agency. However, one area that has not been addressed is the bullpen. Typically the bullpen is populated by journeymen veterans on one-year contracts, like Jon Rauch and LaTroy Hawkins, or by unproven and ineffective young arms, like Josh Edgin. In...
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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