BOBBY PARNELL NEWS

It’s time for the MLB to shorten the season

The Mets have traded Ike Davis, released Kyle Farnsworth and Jose Valverde, put Bobby Parnell on the DL to have Tommy John’s Surgery, moved from last place to third place to fourth place in about two weeks, promoted and demoted Rafael Montero, demoted and then premoted Travis d’Arnaud, put starting pitchers Jon Niese and Dillon Gee on the DL and activated them, and done much...
Via Mets360.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets power arms pave the way for the future

It is not anything new. The Mets bullpen has always been a weakness of the team. When Bobby Parnell was shut down for the entire 2014 season, it felt like more of the same. Sandy Alderson had never been one to put a lot of stock, or money for that matter, into a bullpen.  So it seemed that the bullpen would continue to be a weakness, at least until the Mets needed places for their...
Via Mets360.com
June 04, 2014  |  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

The financial cost of Tommy John surgery to young pitchers

Jose Fernandez. Patrick Corbin. Jarrod Parker. A.J. Griffin. Luke Hochevar. Matt Moore. Brandon Beachy. Cory Luebke. Bruce Rondon. Bobby Parnell. Kris Medlen. Ivan Nova. And now Martin Perez. Top and mid-tier pitchers in the early stages of their professional careers who have had Tommy John surgery this season, or in the case of Perez, are […]
Via Fangraphs
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Loss Of Bobby Parnell Hasn’t Hurt…Yet

The New York Mets have been dealt a huge blow following the news that closer Bobby Parnell will miss the remainder of the 2014 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery – giving Betfair fans something to think about at this early stage of the MLB campaign. Just a day after his blown save in the Mets season opener against Washington, the 29-year old had been diagnosed with a partial...
Via The Daily Stache
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Parnell Had Successful Tommy John Surgery Today

April 8 The Mets announced.that closer Bobby Parnell underwent successful Tommy John surgery today. Parnell made the decision to undergo the procedure right away without seeking a second opinion because he did not want the uncertainty of wondering when the medial collateral ligament ultimately would give out. He also wanted to minimize the risk of the injury affecting his 2015...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell to have Tommy John surgery

New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell has decided to proceed with Tommy John surgery and will miss the remainder of the 2014 season. Team doctor David Atlchek is scheduled to perform the procedure Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Parnell was diagnosed Tuesday with a partial tear of the medial collateral ligament in his right elbow, a day after suffering a blown...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Parnell Will Have Tommy John Surgery

  According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mets closer Bobby Parnell has elected to have Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow. Parnell appeared in just one game for the Mets this season. The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets' Bobby Parnell to have Tommy John surgery

The New York Mets made some unsettling news on Sunday, just hours after the Pittsburgh Pirates announced the same news.  Closer Bobby Parnell's season is done just as quick as it started.  From Adam Rubin of ESPN.com:"New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell has decided to proceed with Tommy John surgery and will miss the remainder of the 2014 season. Team doctor David...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Parnell Will Miss 2014 Season, Decides To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mets closer Bobby Parnell has elected to have Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow. Parnell appeared in just one game for the Mets this season. The result was a blown save on Opening Day– a game in which his velocity was well below his career norm. The following day the Mets sent their closer to have his elbow examined, and doctors...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Rumors: Joel Hanrahan a 'definite possibility' for New York

Earlier today, the New York Mets learned that right-handed pitcher Bobby Parnell would have to undergo Tommy John surgery. They have Jose Valverde filling in at the closer spot and will need to add more depth to their bullpen.One name to keep an eye on is right-handed pitcher Joel Hanrahan, who is coming off of Tommy John surgery. Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that Hanrahan...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell to undergo Tommy John surgery

New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell will undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday. While the news is not a surprise, it still comes as a tough blow to the Mets who now are going with Jose Valverde as their closer. Parnell will undergo surgery on Tue. @ the Hospital for Special Surgery. Mets Medical Director Dr. David Altchek will perform the procedure. — New York Mets (@Mets) April...
Via Tireball.com
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets’ Bobby Parnell to have Tommy John surgery

On April 1, the New York Mets announced incumbent closer Bobby Parnell had a partially torn MCL. After receiving a platelet rich plasma shot, the plan was to have Parnell rest for two weeks, then begin a light throwing program. However, today, only five days after the initial diagnosis, the Mets announced Parnell will undergo Tommy John surgery. MEDICAL UPDATE: The Mets announced...
Via Sports-Glory
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Parnell To Undergo Tommy John Surgery

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mets closer Bobby Parnell has elected to have Tommy John surgery on his pitching elbow. Parnell appeared in just one game for the Mets this season. The result was a blown save on Opening Day– a game in which his velocity was well below his career norm. The following day the Mets sent their closer to have his elbow examined, and doctors...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell Will Get Tommy John Surgery

PHOTO COURTESY: BARTON SILVERMAN/NY TIMES The news for Mets closer Bobby Parnell went from bad to worse on Sunday. After tearing his MCL during the team’s Opening Day loss last week, the team’s official Twitter handle announced that Parnell would be getting season ending surgery this week: MEDICAL UPDATE: The Mets announced tonight that RHP Bobby Parnell has decided to undergo...
Via New York Sports-Kings
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets closer Bobby Parnell has 50-50 chance of Tommy John surgery

The New York Mets lost to the Washington Nationals on Thursday by the score of 8-3.  The Mets dropped to 0-3, last in the National League East. Zack Wheeler gave up three runs on seven hits in six innings and took the loss, but the Mets bullpen allowed five runs in three innings. The bullpen took a blow with the loss of closer Bobby Parnell, who was diagnosed with a partial...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

April 3 Bobby Parnell indicated Thursday that team doctors have told him it is “50-50” whether he will require Tommy John surgery. The injured closer added that he may make a decision about whether to have surgery in two weeks — not wait the full six weeks that includes a throwing program Sandy Alderson laid out Wednesday. That’s because Tommy John surgery has a 10- to 14...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Parnell says surgery '50-50' chance

Bobby Parnell indicated Thursday that team doctors have told him it is “50-50” whether he will require Tommy John surgery. The injured closer added that he may make a decision about whether to have surgery in two weeks -- not wait the full six weeks that includes a throwing program Sandy Alderson laid out Wednesday. That’s because Tommy John surgery has a 10- to 14-month...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Parnell out at least 6 weeks, Tommy John surgery possible

Bobby Parnell’s partially torn medial collateral ligament in his right elbow will cost him at least six weeks with the Mets, and potentially much longer. According to general manager Sandy Alderson, the right-hander’s “conservative” rehab approach will entail about two weeks of rest followed by a throwing program that would last a month, if he is healthy enough to complete...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the Mets trust Jose Valverde?

Now that the New York Mets have lost another important bullpen arm in Bobby Parnell, the Mets will now have to live on the edge and rely on veteran closer Jose Valverde to lock down games for the foreseeable future. If it hasn’t been rocky before in the Mets’ bullpen before, well, buckle up because it’s going to be a bumpy ride. Valverde has been known to give managers, and...
Via Mets360.com
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Sandy Alderson Addresses Bobby Parnell Injury, Aftermath, Plan

Bobby Parnell was diagnosed with an incomplete tear of the MCL ligament in his right elbow on Tuesday. Parnell complained of tightness in his right forearm after the team’s 9-7 loss on Monday in which he blew the save. The Mets sent him to Manhattan’s Hospital for Special Surgery the following morning, where doctors discovered the tear after an MRI and clinical evaluation....
Via Mets Merized Online
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Notes: Parnell To DL, Reid DFA’d, Young To Make Debut Tonight

Nationals vs Mets Wednesday 4/2, 7:10 PM ET at Citi Field  Mets Notes The team announced that outfielder Chris Young will be in tonight’s starting lineup and make his Mets debut tonight. Young missed Monday’s game against the Nationals due to a strained right quad muscle. Kyle Farnsworth and Wilmer Flores were added to the 25 man roster. To make room for them, the Mets placed...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Are The Top 5 Mets Relief Prospects?

With the unfortunate news that Bobby Parnell has a torn MCL in his right elbow and could be out for a significant amount of time, I wanted to revisit a post I wrote this Winter where I profiled my Top 5 Mets Relief Prospects. These are some names that could help the Mets in the very near future. For the past few seasons, the Mets bullpen has been a major weakness. They have consistently...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Following Parnell Injury, Where Do The Mets Turn For a Closer?

With Bobby Parnell sidelined for at least the next two weeks, it brings to question what the New York Mets should do in regards to their closer situation. While the Mets have possible in-house options with the likes of Jose Valverde, and Kyle Farnsworth and Vic Black, there are also some other options out there as well. First of all let’s calm down on Valverde, yes he struck out...
Via The Daily Stache
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Parnell Injury Casts Shadow On 90 Win Hopes

Bobby Parnell was diagnosed with an incomplete tear of the MCL ligament in his right elbow on Tuesday. Parnell complained of tightness in his right forearm after the team’s 9-7 loss on Monday in which he blew the save. The Mets sent him to Manhattan’s Hospital for Special Surgery the following morning, where doctors discovered the tear after an MRI and clinical evaluation....
Via Mets Merized Online
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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