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The future of the Mets bullpen

It’s been a very common issue with the Mets over the past number of seasons and this year is no different. The team has good starting pitching, along with a good lineup. But it’s the bullpen that continues to worry Mets fans all over. The year didn’t start off well, as Bobby Parnell went down with an injury that required surgery and will keep him out of the 2014 season. Vic...
Via Mets360.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Morning Grind: And So It Begins…

Good Morning, Mets fans! Our Mets got a nice win last night. Zack Wheeler looked pretty solid, Lucas Duda was great, and Daniel Murphy turned into a Gold Glover for a night. But I have something a bit more troubling on my mind this morning, and that is the Injury Bug. Us Mets fans know all about the Injury Bug by now… with this team, it’s not a question of If, but When, How,...
Via Mets Merized Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ambulance Chasers: Pitchers-a-Plenty

Unless you followed the career of boxer Brandon Burke, or are a connoisseur of German speed porn, you're probably not used to seeing this many guys go down so soon. Injuries to baseball players have become a national epidemic, especially among frontline pitchers.  In just a few short months, we've seen players like Kris Medlen, Patrick Corbin, Bobby Parnell, Jarrod Parker...
Via Razzball
4 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Montero A Good Fit For The Bullpen?

With the news that closer Bobby Parnell will miss the rest of the season after deciding to have Tommy John surgery, I received a couple of emails asking me if this could pave the way for the MLB... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via MetsMinor.net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

My Thoughts On Montero To The Bullpen

  With the news that closer Bobby Parnell will miss the rest of the season after deciding to have Tommy John surgery, I received a couple of emails asking me if this could pave the way for the MLB debut of pitching prospect Rafael Montero. The 23-year old control artist had a stellar season debut for Triple-A Las Vegas on Thursday, tossing six scoreless innings, allowing just four...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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.
Via FOXSports.com
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

See You Next Year

MEDICAL UPDATE: The Mets announced tonight that RHP Bobby Parnell has decided to undergo Tommy John surgery. — New York Mets (@Mets) April 6, 2014
Via Metstradamus
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets bullpen waives legitimate red flag in Nationals series

Well, you couldn’t have scripted a rougher start than the Met’s opening series against the Nationals.   The Mets, one strike away from an exciting, hard-fought win, lost a heartbreaker Opening Day after an implosion of the bullpen in the late innings.  After two more lackluster games, the sweep became inevitable culminating with five more runs coughed up by the already beleaguered...
Via Mets360.com
14 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets need to ‘mind their P’s & Q’s’

Growing up we all heard the phrase – “Mind your p’s and q’s.” To paraphrase the definition, it meant to mind your own business. In the business of putting together a competitive baseball team, the New York Mets have some work to do. It starts with P’s and Q. With Bobby Parnell already injured, Jose Valverde gets the nod to be the team’s closer. If one game is any indication...
Via NYMetsLife
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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