JENRRY MEJIA NEWS

Sandy’s Next Move: Trading Quantity For Quality

While having too much pitching is deemed a myth by many baseball fans, I believe the New York Mets have officially reached this paradox. Rare as it is to have so much depth, the Mets are crossing the point from developing their prospects to perhaps hindering them by keeping them in the minor leagues. When Zack Wheeler went down in the offseason, some fans pointed to injuries as...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mets’ Hot Start Will Come In Handy Later

“Calm down; it’s only April.” “I didn’t know 162 games had passed already. Congratulations, NY Mets, on your World Series championship. Oh, wait…” “There’s a long way to go, and Washington will recover.” This is what the Mets fan has heard over the past two-and-a-half weeks. Over that span, the Mets have started 2015 like a house afire, lighting up NL East...
Via Mets360.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

With Familia Dominating As Closer, Is Mejia Finished As A Met?

It’s been a few weeks since Jenrry Mejia was slapped with an 80-game suspension for testing positive for stanzolol, a performance enhancing drug. With Mejia out, and Bobby Parnell still working his way back from Tommy John surgery a year ago, 25 year old Jeurys Familia has had the reigns of closer bestowed upon him, he has surely lived up to the task. Familia has pitched in 11...
Via Mets Merized Online
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t Think We’ll See Mejia Again

Resiliency is a characteristic of a championship caliber team, and so far it defines the 2015 New York Mets. To date, they have lost for the season Zack Wheeler and Josh Edgin to elbow injuries, and Jenrry Mejia to a drug suspension. They are also without David Wright, Travis d’Arnaud, Vic Black and Bobby Parnell. A little more than two weeks in and the Mets are on their second...
Via New York Mets Report
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Alderson Hopes Mejia Has No Spot In Bullpen After Completing Suspension

Last night during the Mets broadcast, Steve Gelbs said that while discussing Jenrry Mejia and what the plan was when he completes his PED suspension on July 6, he was taken back by how the Mets general manager responded. Actually, I was a bit surprised as well. Alderson told Gelbs, “I hope there’s no spot for him in the bullpen when he’s done serving his suspension.” ...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB To Launch Investigation Into Rash of Stanozolol Positive Results

Commonly sold under the name Winstrol (oral) and Wonstrol Depot (intramuscular), Stanozolol is a synthetic anabolic steroid that began to be widely used in sports during the 80’s but which has actually been around since 1962. It was in fact the steroid that Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson tested positive on in 1988. As of 4/14, Jenrry Mejia of the Mets, Ervin Santana of the Twins...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Mejia’s suspension and other opening week takeaways

By now you’ve probably all heard the news regardging New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia. Mejia, currently on the DL with an elbow issue, has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for Stanozolol, a banned and performance enhancing substance. Mejia is not the first to fall victim to a negative drug test. 3 other players have recently tested positive for the substance as well...
Via isportsweb.com
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games

Brad Barr USA TODAY Sports The New York Mets bullpen took a huge hit on Saturday as closer Jenrry Mejia was issued an 80 game suspension. According to MLB.com, Mejia tested positive for the banned substance Stanozolol. Major League Baseball announced the suspension on Saturday. The suspension will be had without pay for Mejia. Mejia sounded remorseful and a bit confused when speaking...
Via Sports-Glory
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wright Says Mejia Messed Up And Deserves To Be Punished

Mets third baseman  David Wright blasted teammate Jenrry Mejia, who was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball Saturday for testing positive for steroids. “It’s obviously disappointing. Not only do you cost yourself 80 games and don’t get paid, but you’re hurting everybody in here. You’re letting down your teammates and I think that probably means just as much, if...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB Slaps Mejia With 80 Game Suspension After Testing Positive For Steroids (Updated)

MLB announced that Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 80 games without pay for testing positive for Stanozolol – an anabolic steroid. Mejia, 25, says he has no idea how the substance ended up in his body. “I know the rules and I will accept my punishment, but I honestly have no idea how a banned substance ended up in my system. I’m sorry to the Mets organization,...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games for PED use

Major League Baseball has suspended New York Mets right-handed pitcher Jenrry Mejia 80 games for failing a drug test.  Mejia tested positive for the anabolic steroid Stanzolol. Stanzolol is commonly used in the bodybuilding community while in “cutting” cycles, where athletes are attempting to lose body fat without sacrificing muscle mass.  The State of New York classifies Stanzolol...
Via Mets360.com
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Closer Jenrry Mejia Suspended 80 Games After Positive PED Test

ATLANTA — New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. MLB announced the punishment Saturday. This is the fourth penalty for a positive Stanozolol test reported by MLB in less than a month, following Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin...
Via NESN.com
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets’ Jenrry Mejia Suspended 80 Games

Just days after being placed on the disabled list with elbow inflammation, Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for Stanozolol. The drug, which violates Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, is the same substance that Twins pitcher Ervin Santana and Braves pitcher Arodys Vizcaíno had been suspended for in early...
Via Baseball Essential
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jenrry Mejia gets 80 game suspension for positive Stanozolol test

New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia was placed on the disabled list on April 7, now he will have plenty of time to heal following an 80 game suspension. Mejia was placed on the disabled list for posterior inflammation in his right elbow but will now be out until July. Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, effective immediately...
Via Tireball.com
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia suspended for positive drug test

ATLANTA (AP) New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. MLB announced the punishment Saturday. This is the fourth penalty for a positive Stanozolol test reported by MLB in less than a month, following Minnesota pitcher Ervin Santana, Seattle pitcher David...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games without pay for PED use

Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for the synthetic anabolic steroid Stanozolol, the MLB announced Saturday.  "I know the rules are the rules and I will accept my punishment, but I can honestly say I have no idea how a banned substance ended up in my system," Mejia said in a statement released by the MLB Players' Association via...
Via Fox Sports
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets closer Mejia suspended 80 games after positive test

New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has been suspended for 80 games after testing positive for the performance-enhancing drug Stanozolol, Major League Baseball announced Saturday. Mejia has not pitched yet this season; he complained of elbow tightness after warming up on Opening Day and was diagnosed with elbow inflammation. The Mets placed him on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mejia Suspended 80 Games After Testing Positive For PED

The Mets announced that closer Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 80 games without pay for testing positive for Stanozolol. Mejia says he has no idea how it ended up in his body “I know the rules and I will accept my punishment, but I honestly have no idea how a banned substance ended up in my system. I’m sorry to the Mets organization, my teammates and the fans, as well as my...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets closer Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games for PEDs

New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia, who was the team’s closer last season, has been suspended 80 games for violating the league’s policy against performance enhancing drugs. Mets RHP Jenrry Mejia suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, effective immediately. — MLB (@MLB) April 11, 2015   Stanozolol is defined as a synthetic anabolic...
Via Sportsnaut
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Familia Hopes To Take Opportunity And Run With It

Opportunity means everything for late inning relievers. Jenrry Mejia became the closer mainly because Bobby Parnell was out for the 2014 season. The year before that, Parnell became the closer because Frank Francisco could not stay healthy. And now this year, Jeurys Familia gets that same opportunity after Mejia lands on the DL with a stiff elbow. (Anthony DiComo) Of course Mejia...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Smashing Debut: Montero Shuts Down Nationals For Two Innings

The health of New York Met closers resurfaced as a major opening day story again this year.  After Bobby Parnell was lost to Tommy John surgery following his Opening Day appearance a year past, it was Jenrry Mejia who headed to the disabled list with elbow inflammation this week. Mejia’s injury is disconcerting to Met fans, but somehow, the news brought a different  level of...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets’ closer Jenrry Mejia placed on the DL

Jenrry Mejia. Photo Credit: Paul J. Bereswill/Getty Images.   The New York Mets had another pitcher go down on Monday. First it was reliever Josh Edgin and then it was starter Zack Wheeler, both to Tommy John surgery. Luckily for New York, the injury to closer Jenrry Mejia may have put him on the disabled list, however it doesn’t appear to be any kind tear of the ulnar collateral...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets get mixed news on Jenrry Mejia

Despite an Opening Day victory, not everything was peachy for the New York Mets on Monday. There were some nerves and breath-holding today as Jenrry Mejia received an MRI after being unable to close Monday’s game due to elbow soreness. For a team that has seen 4 key relievers need Tommy John surgery in the last 18 months, this was not the news anyone wanted to hear. The Mets dodged...
Via isportsweb.com
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets’ Mejia Goes On DL; Bullpen In Flux

Who didn’t see this one coming for the Mets? When Jenrry Mejia ran from the bullpen to the dugout – without stopping at the mound – at the start of the ninth inning Monday, there was no way that could have been good news. MEJIA: Goes on DL. (AP) It wasn’t, as a MRI and X-rays showed inflammation at the back of his right elbow, which landed him on the disabled list today...
Via New York Mets Report
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets Place Jenrry Mejia On DL, Call Up Erik Goeddel

Update: Jenrry Mejia has inflammation in his throwing elbow and will be placed on the 15-day disabled list, the team announced. Mejia  received a cortisone shot and he will not be available to pitch for at least 10 days, according to the team. Minor league reliever Erik Goeddel will take Mejia’s spot on the roster. Goeddel posted a 3.86 ERA during spring training. Terry Collins...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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