Tag: Jenrry Mejia

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, […]

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

An article by posted on April 11, 2015 0 Comments
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 […]

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Both Buddy Carlyle and Jeurys Familia Impress In Season Debuts

An article by posted on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Both Buddy Carlyle and Jeurys Familia Impress In Season Debuts

While the news on Jenrry Mejia and his sore elbow put a damper on Monday’s Opening Day win over the Washington Nationals, there was a ray of hope in the performances of Jeurys Familia and Buddy Carlyle. Both righthanders handled their late inning relief outings with efficiency and sheer dominance in the case of Familia. […]

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Jenrry Mejia Heading to New York for MRI on Right Elbow

An article by posted on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Heading to New York for MRI on Right Elbow

Closer Jenrry Mejia was warming up in the bullpen and getting ready to enter the ninth inning on Monday against the Washington Nationals, when he suddenly dashed back to the dugout to alert trainer Ray Ramirez that he had a stiff elbow and couldn’t loosen up. Mejia apparently told the team he had a tender […]

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Jenrry Mejia, Agree On $2.6 Million Contract

An article by posted on January 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Avoid Arbitration With Jenrry Mejia, Agree On $2.6 Million Contract

The Mets and Jenrry Mejia have agreed to a one year deal for 2.595 million to avoid arbitration, according to Jon Heyman. Mejia had filed for $3.0 million while the Mets initially offered $2.1 million. Mejia will likely start the season as the Mets closer no matter what Terry Collins keeps saying about it being […]

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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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MMO Mailbag: Where’s The Love For Carlos Torres?

An article by posted on November 24, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Where’s The Love For Carlos Torres?

Adam83 asks… Every time I read about how great our bullpen is, it’s amazing how often Carlos Torres and the job he did last year is ignored and never mentioned.  Isn’t he just as important to us as Familia and Mejia?  How many long relievers are better? MMO replies… Carlos Torres is certainly appreciated within […]

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Closer Role Should Be Jenrry Mejia’s To Lose

An article by posted on October 10, 2014 0 Comments
Closer Role Should Be Jenrry Mejia’s To Lose

Recently there’s been a lot of chatter about who the closer should be next season with some even suggesting trading Jenrry Mejia who was second in the NL in saves during the second half with 18, only one behind the Marlins’ Steve Cishek. I have no problem with Jenrry Mejia as the closer entering the season. Keep […]

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Jenrry Mejia Should NOT Be Our Closer In 2015

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Should NOT Be Our Closer In 2015

In a great post earlier this week, Harris Decker posed the question as to whether Jenrry Mejia should be traded this offseason. The readers were split on this notion with 51% saying yes and 49% saying no. The reasons justifying this move, according to Decker, are health and pitching depth. These are both very valid […]

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