Despite Reduced Velocity, Parnell Effective In Second Rehab Appearance

Bobby Parnell continues to make progress in his recovery from Tommy John surgery. In his second rehab appearance yesterday behind Tradition Field in Port St, Lucie, Parnell pitched one inning, and did not allow a run. Dave Lennon of Newsday analyzed Parnell’s fastball velocity from his appearance using PITCHf/x data. He also included some good quotes from Parnell. “At his peak...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Some good news, some bad news, some pitching news

Last week was busy for the New York Mets, and not in a good way as they were bombarded by injuries. Well, the news never stops, good or bad, so here we’ll have a recap of some news that you may have missed. Good News It’s always good to start with good news, and to be honest the Mets probably needed some. The first bit of good news is that Bobby Parnell saw his first game...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell Pitched In First Game Since Surgery

Bobby Parnell took a huge step forward in his return from Tommy John surgery and pitched in his first game in nearly a year on Saturday. Parnell threw 20 pitches, 11 of them strikes, and allowed two hits in a minor league intrasquad game in Port St. Lucie, the Mets announced. Parnell has been sidelined with a strained hamstring for most of the spring, but feels good and he reportedly...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Parnell set to pitch, Werth better

A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Friday: --- GETTING CLOSER Mets reliever Bobby Parnell is scheduled to pitch in a minor league game. It will be the first appearance for the hard-throwing righty since he had Tommy John surgery last April. ACE IN PLACE Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw is coming off a rough outing as he goes...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Notes: Parnell and Black Injury Updates, Wheeler Declines Comment

Closer Bobby Parnell had been scheduled to pitch in a minor-league game today, however he told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that  that plan has been scrapped and instead he’ll throw another bullpen session this morning. “It’s all good,” he told Rubin. Parnell is sidelined with a left hamstring injury. He is expected to begin the season on the disabled list with a possible...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Matters: Parnell To Pitch; Lose To Boston

Bobby Parnell will take another step in his return from Tommy John surgery when he is scheduled to pitch in a minor league game Tuesday. Parnell last pitched in a game on Opening Day and underwent surgery April 8. THE BAD NEWS: The Mets announced Zack Wheeler will undergo Tommy John surgery and would be lost for the season. Subsequently, the Mets said Dillon Gee would return to the...
Via New York Mets Report
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Duda, Parnell Injury Updates

Lucas Duda (strained left intercostal muscle) was supposed to get in a game Friday, but reports are the Mets will hold him back to Saturday or Sunday. Duda has been sidelined for three weeks and only recently started taking live batting practice. I have no problems with this, as it is important there are no setbacks. If there are, the Mets would be left without a first baseman and...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Updates: Duda To Play Sunday, Parnell Still 3-4 Days Away

Adam Rubin is reporting that Mets first baseman Lucas Duda will not make his Grapefruit League debut on Friday as previously reported, but will make his debut on Sunday against the Rays. Duda has been out with an oblique strain, but he has been participating in batting practice since Monday. Bobby Parnell, who strained his left hamstring during fielding practice about a week ago...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Parnell Has Strained Hamstring

Mets closer Bobby Parnell remains sidelined. It was hoped Parnell, who is recovering from Tommy John surgery, would return to the mound Wednesday. That return has been delayed indefinitely with a strained left hamstring. Caution is the approach, is what pitching coach Dan Warthen told reporters: “He’s got a little bit of a strain of a hamstring, and we don’t want to take any...
Via New York Mets Report
15 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright called out prospect for eating during scrimmage

New York Mets pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard retreated into the clubhouse to enjoy his lunch during an intrasquad scrimmage on Tuesday. The 22-year-old may have just been hungry, but David Wright was quick to remind him that it was not lunch time. Wright felt that Syndergaard should have been in the dugout watching the game...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell dumped punk Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard's food in the garbage

David Wright caught Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard eating in the clubhouse during an intrasquad game. When the punk didn't move, Bobby Parnell dumped his plate in the garbage. [NY Post] So on a day when you have Daniel Murphy & Syndergaard acting like idiots -- you have 2 doing it the right...way.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

Manager Terry Collins spoke with Mike Vorkunov of and fully supported the way David Wright handled the situation with top prospect Noah Syndergaard on Tuesday afternoon. “There’s a code of conduct in a professional locker room. Our captain thought it was abused and therefore he took action. I’m on his side. I’m sure there’s a thing that happened on the other side...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets360 2015 projections: Bobby Parnell

Sometimes it seems like fate doesn’t want some people to succeed. Nick Johnson could have been great but each year some random injury would come up and sideline him. Rick Ankiel looked like he was going to be an All-Star pitcher for a decade or more and then his ability to throw strikes just left him. Now it’s fair to wonder if Bobby Parnell will fit in that same category...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeurys Familia needs to rely on control, deception

The New York Mets’ bullpen will play host to a myriad of superb closer candidates this spring – perhaps none more so than Jeurys Familia. Familia, 25, has the opportunity to step into a closing role this spring while incumbent Bobby Parnell works his way back from Tommy John surgery. The dynamic pitcher’s emergence in 2014 can be attributed to a devastating mix of a 96.2 mph...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Updates: Spring Training Edition

It’s that time of the year when pitchers and catchers report to spring training in order to get ready for the 2015 season. Updates from Mets camp: 1. We all know that Matt Harvey is coming back from Tommy John surgery and will face batters in the near future for the first time, but Bobby Parnell will be a few days behind him. Parnell is expected to throw one more bullpen season...
Via Baseball Essential
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell expects to close? Not so fast

The 2015 New York Mets are a team with increasing expectations. Many who follow the team predict them to end on the cusp of the playoffs. Those outside the organization say the odds are against them right now but as Han Solo once said “never tell me the odds”. The fact is that on paper, they can excel, but playoffs berths aren’t earned on paper. It comes down to what the team...
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

No Reason For Mets To Rush Parnell

There have been reports Bobby Parnell will regain his closer role when he’s activated from the disabled list roughly a month into the season. Parnell told reporters today in Port St. Lucie, “the ultimate goal when I go up there is to close.’’ PARNELL: Treat with kid gloves. (AP) Although manager Terry Collins previously indicated that possibility, Parnell said he’s been...
Via New York Mets Report
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Parnell to begin season on DL

In an announcement that surprised no one, the New York Mets officially stated that closer Bobby Parnell will likely begin the season on the disabled list. Parnell tore a ligament in his elbow on Opening Day last season and required Tommy John surgery. Typical recovery takes about 12 months. Based on that projection, Parnell should be ready to go by May. Bobby Parnell’s return...
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell expects to regain Mets' closer job

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) Bobby Parnell expects to regain his job as the New York Mets' closer once his elbow has recovered from ligament-replacement surgery. Parnell was ineffective in last year's opener, then had surgery April 8. He expects to start this season on the disabled list. Parnell was 5-5 with a 2.16 ERA and 22 saves in 26 chances two years ago. In his lone outing last...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Matters: Parnell’s Elbow An Issue

Undoubtedly, Bobby Parnell’s surgically repaired elbow will be the central topic when he addresses the media Wednesday morning. When will Parnell, who’s expected to open the season on the disabled list, be ready to dive into spring training? ESPN reported Tuesday it might be up to three weeks, but that’s just speculation at this point. Hopefully, Parnell will shed more light...
Via New York Mets Report
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

PSL Notes: Parnell May Only Miss 2-3 Weeks

According to what a team source told ESPN New York, while closer Bobby Parnell is due to open the season on the disabled list, he does not believe the absence would be lengthy. “I would think two to three weeks,” said the source about the absence from Opening Day, while cautioning that time frame is far from certain. Parnell underwent Tommy John surgery on April 8 and has...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Projected 2015 New York Mets bullpen and statistics

The 2015 New York Mets bullpen will feature an exciting group of flame-throwing young pitchers that will support a loaded starting rotation. The following players are tentatively scheduled to comprise the club’s bullpen. Statistics courtesy of Steamer. 1. RHP Bobby Parnell – 65 G, 3.24 ERA, 8.2 K/9, 2.4 BB/9 Terry Collins has appointed Parnell to be the club’s closer upon...
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January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets’ Bobby Parnell rightful closer in 2015

The New York Mets and Bobby Parnell avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.7 million contract on Wednesday, Jan. 7, per ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. Parnell, 30, was limited to one game in 2014 before undergoing season-ending Tommy John surgery. He is not expected to be ready for Opening Day. But when Parnell is ready, Terry Collins has asserted the closer’s job is...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Piazza falls short of Cooperstown again

In his third year on the ballot, Mike Piazza once again fell short of the required votes to earn election to the MLB Hall of Fame. Perhaps a result of a loaded ballot and many qualified candidates, Piazza was around 30 votes short of the needed threshold. In the end, the best offensive catcher in MLB history earned 69.9% of the vote, enough to give him the highest percentage above...
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets and Parnell agree to 1-year, $3.7 million contract

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets and injured closer Bobby Parnell have avoided arbitration and agreed on a one-year, $3.7 million contract, the same salary while he was sidelined for nearly all of last season. The team announced the deal Wednesday. The contract includes a $50,000 bonus if Parnell makes 60 appearances in 2015. The 30-year-old right-hander blew a save on opening day...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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