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With Familia Dominating As Closer, Is Mejia Finished As A Met?

It’s been a few weeks since Jenrry Mejia was slapped with an 80-game suspension for testing positive for stanzolol, a performance enhancing drug. With Mejia out, and Bobby Parnell still working his way back from Tommy John surgery a year ago, 25 year old Jeurys Familia has had the reigns of closer bestowed upon him, he has surely lived up to the task. Familia has pitched in 11...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Alderson Hopes Mejia Has No Spot In Bullpen After Completing Suspension

Last night during the Mets broadcast, Steve Gelbs said that while discussing Jenrry Mejia and what the plan was when he completes his PED suspension on July 6, he was taken back by how the Mets general manager responded. Actually, I was a bit surprised as well. Alderson told Gelbs, “I hope there’s no spot for him in the bullpen when he’s done serving his suspension.” ...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Mejia’s suspension and other opening week takeaways

By now you’ve probably all heard the news regardging New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia. Mejia, currently on the DL with an elbow issue, has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for Stanozolol, a banned and performance enhancing substance. Mejia is not the first to fall victim to a negative drug test. 3 other players have recently tested positive for the substance as well...
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games for PED use

Major League Baseball has suspended New York Mets right-handed pitcher Jenrry Mejia 80 games for failing a drug test.  Mejia tested positive for the anabolic steroid Stanzolol. Stanzolol is commonly used in the bodybuilding community while in “cutting” cycles, where athletes are attempting to lose body fat without sacrificing muscle mass.  The State of New York classifies Stanzolol...
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mejia Suspended 80 Games After Testing Positive For PED

The Mets announced that closer Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 80 games without pay for testing positive for Stanozolol. Mejia says he has no idea how it ended up in his body “I know the rules and I will accept my punishment, but I honestly have no idea how a banned substance ended up in my system. I’m sorry to the Mets organization, my teammates and the fans, as well as my...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets closer Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games for PEDs

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 anabolic...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets get mixed news on Jenrry Mejia

Despite an Opening Day victory, not everything was peachy for the New York Mets on Monday. There were some nerves and breath-holding today as Jenrry Mejia received an MRI after being unable to close Monday’s game due to elbow soreness. For a team that has seen 4 key relievers need Tommy John surgery in the last 18 months, this was not the news anyone wanted to hear. The Mets dodged...
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

MRI On Jenrry Mejia’s Elbow Shows No Structural Damage

According to Mike Puma on Twitter, Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has no structural damage in his elbow, just inflammation. Mejia will receive a cortisone shot to help combat the inflammation. This is good news for the Mets. Really good news. Mejia was so good for us after taking over as the closer last season, and I’m just so glad that we didn’t lose another pitcher to a torn elbow...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Shamone! Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia moonwalks off mound after strikeout (GIF)

Like a blast straight out of the distant past, New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia went deep into the vault of antiquated dance moves by busting out the moonwalk after striking out the New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner in his first relief outing in two years during Monday’s game. Using the mound like Michael Jackson […] The post Shamone! Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia moonwalks off...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets' Jenrry Mejia moonwalks off mound after strikeout

Jenrry Mejia was bumped from the Mets starting rotation to the bullpen Monday after a string of bad starts.  But that demotion apparently didn't have anything to do with his dance moves.The righthander played a crucial part in Monday night's Subway Series opener when Manager Terry Collins asked him to first keep the game close in the seventh and then protect a two-run lead in...
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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