Tag: Bobby Parnell

Bobby Parnell To Be Activated This Week, But Role Not Yet Clear

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Bobby Parnell To Be Activated This Week, But Role Not Yet Clear

Bobby Parnell‘s 30-day rehab window to return from Tommy John Surgery is up this week, notes Marc Carig of Newsday. This means he will most likely have to return to the team. However, with Parnell not yet reaching his old velocities, the Mets won’t put him back in the closer role. “You don’t know until […]

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Vic Black Activated From DL and Optioned To Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 7, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Activated From DL and Optioned To Las Vegas

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Mets activated reliever Vic Black from the disabled list today and simultaneously optioned him to Triple-A Las Vegas. Black, who began the season on the DL, has missed nearly two months of the season with right shoulder tendinitis. After a dozen uneven rehab outings,  Black had a […]

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Parnell Roughed Up For Five Runs

An article by posted on May 31, 2015 0 Comments
Parnell Roughed Up For Five Runs

Pitching on consecutive days, reliever Bobby Parnell was hammered in a rehab appearance for the Binghamton Mets on Saturday night. Parnell was roughed up for five runs on five hits and two walks in just 1/3 of an inning for the B-Mets, who lost to Altoona 13-4. May 29 Terry Collins told reporters on Friday that […]

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Parnell Taking His Time With Mets Bullpen Thriving

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
Parnell Taking His Time With Mets Bullpen Thriving

Mets reliever Bobby Parnell is still working his way back from Tommy John surgery by doing rehab. The team would greatly benefit from his return, but the Mets bullpen has been doing fine so far this season. The Mets bullpen ranks 2nd in the NL in ERA despite the absence of Parnell, Jenrry Mejia. Vic Black […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Salvage The Finale!

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Salvage The Finale!

3 Up A Different Core Four Earlier this spring, Matt Harvey referred to a unit within the team known as the ”core four” and in it the team’s most valuable players.  It included himself and David Wright, Curtis Granderson and newly acquired outfielder Michael Cuddyer.  Harvey may have been on to something with the title, but he […]

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Smashing Debut: Montero Shuts Down Nationals For Two Innings

An article by posted on April 9, 2015 0 Comments
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 […]

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Despite Reduced Velocity, Parnell Effective In Second Rehab Appearance

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
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 […]

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Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

Manager Terry Collins spoke with Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com 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 […]

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Spring Swagger or Naïveté?

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Spring Swagger or Naïveté?

Spring Training comes with its own measure of swagger. Optimism is the size of a grapefruit. Predictions of an October pennant race sound as sweet as a sun-kissed Florida orange. From Florida to Arizona, managers and coaches spew sweet accolades on the crop of prospects and the 30-something coming back from season-ending surgery is once again fresh […]

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Murphy, Duda, Mejia, Gee, Tejada File For Arbitration

An article by posted on January 13, 2015 0 Comments
Murphy, Duda, Mejia, Gee, Tejada File For Arbitration

As expected, Jenrry Mejia, Dillon Gee, Daniel Murphy, Lucas Duda and Ruben Tejada were among the 172 players who filed for salary arbitration on Tuesday. MLB teams now have until Friday to submit their bids for each player, although keep in mind both sides can still negotiate before their arbitration hearings and agree to a deal. […]

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