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Mets Injury Update: Matt Harvey throws sim game

With 11 games remaining in the 2014 season, the New York Mets are sitting at 72-79, fourth in the National League East. A bright spot has been the pitching staff, ranked a respectable 12th in the Major Leagues in ERA at 3.57. The numbers are even more impressive considering the Mets have been without reliever Bobby Parnell for all but one appearance and starter Matt Harvey for the...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Which Players Are Vulnerable On Mets 40 Man Roster?

Heading into the off-season with a full 40 man roster, the flexibility needed to make any hoped-for-yet-unlikely personnel additions of a significant nature will require Mets team management to make some choices that may signal the end of several players’ association with the organization. While this situation is a regular occurrence following the end of each season, many teams...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Jenrry Mejia Should Be The 2015 Opening Day Closer

The Mets are in an enviable position. While teams throughout the league will struggle to throw darts at a moving vehicle, the Mets will be safe and secure with their bullpen. The most up and down position in baseball, there’s never a guarantee about anything when it comes to relief pitchers. What the Mets know is that they have four pitchers that are all capable of closing out...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Featured Post: Will 2015 Be A Repeat Of 2014?

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, raised a very interesting question in his column over the weekend. Will the 2015 Mets really be any better than the 2014 Mets? The obvious things to remember are that Matt Harvey will return, likely taking the mound on opening day to a huge, energized crowd. Bobby Parnell will also be back, teaming with a now established bullpen. The pieces that seem...
Via Mets Merized Online
16 days ago  |  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...
Via Mets Merized Online
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Bobby Parnell progressing as planned

The New York Mets fell to 64-74 on the season following a 9-6 loss to the Miami Marlins on Monday. With 24 games left in the season, the Mets are struggling to stay out of last place in the National League East. A glimmer of hope for next season is the pitching staff, which is 11th in the Major Leagues in ERA at 3.57. One pitcher who hopes to return to bolster the bullpen in 2015...
Via MLB Injury News
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Will 2015 Be A Repeat Of 2014 For Mets?

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, raised a very interesting question in his column over the weekend. Will the 2015 Mets really be any better than the 2014 Mets? The obvious things to remember are that Matt Harvey will return, likely taking the mound on opening day to a huge, energized crowd. Bobby Parnell will also be back, teaming with a now established bullpen. The pieces that seem...
Via Mets Merized Online
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 23, 2014  |  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 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

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
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