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Projecting The Mets Opening Day Roster

With the Mets offseason essentially over, here’s my first stab at our projected Opening Day Roster. Starting Rotation Matt Harvey – The Mets ace will start the home opener. Jacob deGrom – Look for Act II to be just as special. Jon Niese – No way Mets go with five righties in rotation. Zack Wheeler – Must reduce pitch counts, but young and improving. Bartolo Colon ...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mejia Not Upset About Collins Calling Parnell Team’s Closer

Jenrry Mejia is well aware of what Terry Collins said in San Diego when he proclaimed Bobby Parnell the Mets closer as soon as he is ready to return sometime around May. Collins matter of factly said Parnell was the Mets incumbent closer. Mejia said he was not upset about Collins’ comments despite his belief that he did everything that has been asked of him, and took the high...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 Mets Issues Coming Out Of Winter Meetings

The spring training countdown officially begins at the conclusion of the Super Bowl, but with the Winter Meetings now in the books, let’s consider the Mets’ top five issues entering the season. If you disagree, and that’s the point of this exercise, I would be interested to hear your issues. 1. DAVID WRIGHT’S HEALTH: I touched on this the other day, and rank it first because...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Could Be Better, But Still Have Concerns

Are the Mets better today than they were at the end of the season? Even after addressing their need of right-handed hitting with the additions of Michael Cuddyer and John Mayberry Jr., the Mets still have pressing issues. David Wright and Curtis Granderson are coming off subpar seasons, and the former was also injured last year. Another key Met coming off an injury is closer Bobby...
Via New York Mets Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Bobby Parnell likely to start season on DL

The New York Mets look forward to the 2015 season coming off a 79-win season that tied them for second in the National League East. Pitching is a strength for the Mets, who were ninth in the Major Leagues in ERA. One pitcher who will bolster the staff even further is Bobby Parnell, who is likely to start the season on the disabled list. The good news is that Parntell should be ready...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Collins Says Parnell Is The Closer When He Returns

Unless someone “steps up and beats him out” Terry Collins said Bobby Parnell is the Mets closer whenever he is ready to return to the Mets bullpen. Speaking to SNY, Collins said about Parnell, “Wait until you see him. I was just in Florida and he is ready to go. He is big, he is strong and he is anxious.” Collins said that Parnell is bound and determined and after his throwing...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Collins Says Parnell Is His Closer When He Returns

Unless someone “steps up and beats him out” Terry Collins said Bobby Parnell is the Mets closer whenever he is ready to return to the Mets bullpen. Speaking to SNY, Collins said about Parnell, “Wait until you see him. I was just in Florida and he is ready to go. He is big, he is strong and he is anxious.” Collins said that Parnell is bound and determined and after his throwing...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Parnell Not Expected To Be Ready For Start Of 2015

Bobby Parnell is not expected to be ready for the start of the 2015 season according to general manager Sandy Alderson. Parnell is currently throwing on flat ground at 120 feet as he works back from last April’s Tommy John surgery. “Right now I think we’re projecting sometime after the season starts,” Alderson said about Parnell pitching in the majors. “But that’s just...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

40 Man Roster Updates: Mets Reinstate Harvey and Parnell, Outright Four To Triple-A

The Mets did some housekeeping today and outrighted relievers Scott Rice, Dana Eveland and Buddy Carlyle, and infielder Josh Satin to Triple-A Las Vegas. They also reinstated Bobby Parnell and Matt Harvey from the 60-day disabled list. This now puts the  Mets 40-man roster now stands at 34. October 30 MLB Trade Rumors posted their projected arbitration awards for nine eligible Mets...
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October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell On Track For Spring Return

According to Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com, Bobby Parnell is on track to return to the Mets in time for spring training. As he continues his rehab in Port St. Lucie, Parnell is now throwing from 60 feet and will continue to strengthen his arm, moving up to 75 feet sometime next week. Parnell spoke with Vorkunov about his rehab: “I take it one week at a time for myself. I try not to look...
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September 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

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...
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April 08, 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! ]]
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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 Atlchek...
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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...
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April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets closer Parnell will have Tommy John surgery

NEW YORK (AP) The Mets say closer Bobby Parnell will have Tommy John surgery and is out for the season.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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....
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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...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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