Tag: closer

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

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
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, […]

Continue Reading »

Carlos Torres Regrets Crucial Walks

An article by posted on April 29, 2015 0 Comments
Carlos Torres Regrets Crucial Walks

With Jenry Mejia suspended and Jeurys Familia moved from setup man to the closer’s role, Carlos Torres has taken over as the Mets primary setup man. Torres for the most part, has been reliable despite being used heavily. Tuesday was an exception. Torres came in the bottom of the 8th inning with the score tied […]

Continue Reading »

Familia To Remain Closer When Parnell Returns

An article by posted on April 19, 2015 0 Comments
Familia To Remain Closer When Parnell Returns

Jeurys Familia will remain the Mets closer after Bobby Parnell and Vic Black return from their rehab stints, reports MMO’s Clayton Collier from Citi Field. “If Bobby Parnell and Vic Black show up tomorrow, Jeurys Familia will still close,” Terry Collins said in his pre-game media session. Since taking over as the team’s closer, Familia […]

Continue Reading »

Familia Converts His First Save of the Season

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Converts His First Save of the Season

On Sunday, after Terry Collins relied on left-hander Jerry Blevins to get A.J. Pierzynski to ground out for the first out in the ninth against the Braves, he motioned to the bullpen for the right-hander and in came Jeurys Familia for his first save opportunity of the season. Familia passed his first test by striking […]

Continue Reading »

Wright Says Mejia Messed Up And Deserves To Be Punished

An article by posted on April 12, 2015 0 Comments
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 […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Place Jenrry Mejia On DL, Call Up Erik Goeddel

An article by posted on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
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 […]

Continue Reading »

MMO 2015 Season Preview: American League East

An article by posted on March 30, 2015 0 Comments
MMO 2015 Season Preview: American League East

There is just something about March Madness that gets me so jacked up! No, it’s not the random 14 seed that hits a 3 pointer to seal an upset win over a #3 seed. It isn’t the cutting of the nets, the strive for perfection, or listening to Jay Bilas tell me how to fill […]

Continue Reading »

Collins Concerned Murphy Won’t Be Ready For Opening Day

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Concerned Murphy Won’t Be Ready For Opening Day

With just eight games left until Opening Day, Terry Collins told reporters that he is concerned that Daniel Murphy won’t be ready to begin the season on time. Murphy ran yesterday and reported no problems, so we’re not sure if there’s been any setback. He’s been dealing with a strained right hamstring that has kept him out a week […]

Continue Reading »

Heath Bell Announces Retirement

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Heath Bell Announces Retirement

After being released by the Washington Nationals on Monday, veteran reliever and former Met Heath Bell has announced his retirement from Major League Baseball. Bell told MLB.com’s Corey Brock: “My kids wanted me home. What’s more important: my kids or the big leagues? I’ve already accomplished more than I ever dreamed of. Now it’s time […]

Continue Reading »

2015 Mets Season Preview: Bullpen

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Season Preview: Bullpen

Here is the second of a six-part MMO Special Feature, our 2015 Mets Season Preview. I previewed the starting rotation yesterday and over the next two weeks, I’ll be previewing our Bullpen, Catching, Infield, Outfield and Bench. I hope you enjoy my research, analysis, and insights. Let’s continue with Part 2, our bullpen. Jenrry Mejia […]

Continue Reading »