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Mets, Mejia go through formality of agreeing to contract

NEW YORK (AP) Suspended relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia and the New York Mets went through the formality Tuesday of agreeing to a one-year contract worth $1,976,000, money he will not ever receive. Mejia was given a lifetime ban from baseball last Feb. 12 after his third positive test under the major league drug program. He remains on the Mets roster on the restricted list, and because...
Via Associated Press
January 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Jenrry Mejia Just Opened A Can Of Worms

In all seriousness, the last thing I want to do is to write about Jenrry Mejia again. It’s going to be an exciting year for the Mets, and there are so many great and positive things to write about and discuss. However, he called a press conference, and WOW, do we need to address his allegations. First, Mejia alleged that baseball threatened him with a third suspension if he...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets’ Jenrry Mejia claims MLB, players’ union were on witch hunt to ban him

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia became the first player to be banned by Major League Baseball for a violation of using performance enhancing drugs last month. In a story published Friday by the New York Times, Mejia claims he is actually the victim of a witch hunt by Major League Baseball and did not receive an adequate show of defense by the players’ union on his behalf. According...
Via The Comeback
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia becomes first player ever banned by MLB for PEDs

Three strikes and Jenrry Mejia is out. The New York Mets pitcher became the first player in history to be permanently suspended by Major League Baseball for multiple PED violations after testing positive for the banned substance Boldenone, his third PED violation. Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia permanently suspended by MLB after testing positive for Boldenone, his 3rd performance-enhancing...
Via The Comeback
February 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets Still Considering Whether To Keep Jenrry Mejia

Even though Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia was suspended twice for performance enhancing drugs last season – including a current 162 game suspension that’ll continue into the 2016 season – the New York Mets have not completely ruled out bringing him back next season. The Mets are currently scouting and monitoring Mejia while he’s pitching in the Dominican Winter League and...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia suspended 162 games for PEDs

By TOC Staff Jenrry Mejia, what are you doing, man? The New York Mets players, coaches and executives are surely asking that very question as the reliever tested positive for the second time this year, thus drawing a 162-game suspension. Mejia had already missed the first 80 games of the season after failing a test for PEDs. As if that wasn’t astounding enough, the 25 year old...
Via The Outside Corner
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets closer Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games for PEDs

By Vincent Frank New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia, who was the team’s closer last season, has been suspended 80 games for violating the league’s policy against performance enhancing drugs. Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, effective immediately. — MLB (@MLB) April 11, 2015 Stanozolol is defined as a synthetic...
Via Sportsnaut
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

After Pitching On Back-To-Back Days, Mejia Says He’s At Home In The Bullpen

Jenrry Mejia gave the team two thumbs-up on Friday, the day after after pitching in back-to-back games. Mejia felt no issue with his arm and told manager Terry Collins he is ready to pitch again. After pitching a scoreless ninth in a non-save situation on Wednesday, Mejia came out to pitch the ninth again on Thursday to seal the Mets 6-3 victory over the Dodgers and earn his second...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Evaluating Jenrry Mejia as a closer

For the past two weeks, the New York Mets’ season has sunk further as they have been defeated in 6 out of their last 8 games since they lost game 3 of the Subway Series to the neighboring New York Yankees, though last night’s win against the Los Angeles Dodgers helped cushion the blow. As it stands, the Mets are ranked fourth in the NL East and are 5 games behind the top-ranked...
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Mejia Earns Second Career Save, Zeroing In On Closer Role

After pitching a scoreless ninth in a non-save situation on Wednesday, Jenrry Mejia came out to pitch the ninth again on Thursday to seal the Mets 6-3 victory over the Dodgers and earn his second major league save. For Mejia, it was the first time in four years since he has pitched in back-to-back games, and it clears a big hurdle that has been keeping manager Terry Collins from...
Via Mets Merized Online
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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