Tag: Mets bullpen

Mejia Inching Towards Return Date

An article by posted on May 28, 2015 0 Comments
Mejia Inching Towards Return Date

As Joel Sherman of the New York Post wrote today, Jenrry Mejia‘s possible return date from his 80-game suspension is in sight and right now, the Mets are saying he will return to the team. Mejia will be allowed to rehab and even pitch in the minor leagues before he is eligible to return to […]

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ESPN New York: Syndergaard or Matz Could Make Spot Start In May

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
ESPN New York: Syndergaard or Matz Could Make Spot Start In May

I wanted to update this post with some new information from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York who writes: “The Mets are beginning a stretch of 20 games in 20 days on Friday in Philly. While noncommittal so far, the Mets could use a spot starter during that stretch if the rotation’s workload is taxing, […]

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Vic Black Started Throwing Wednesday

An article by posted on April 30, 2015 0 Comments
Vic Black Started Throwing Wednesday

Good news for the Mets bullpen. According to NorthJersey.com Mets right handed reliever Vic Black was able to begin throwing on flat ground Wednesday as he continues to try to recover from his neck injury. Vic has been sidelined with a herniated disk in his left neck since last week. Manager Terry Collins said that […]

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Scout Says Syndergaard Is Ready, But How Long Until He’s Pitching In Citi Field?

An article by posted on April 28, 2015 0 Comments
Scout Says Syndergaard Is Ready, But How Long Until He’s Pitching In Citi Field?

Being from Las Vegas, NV, I am still 300 miles from the nearest MLB ballpark; however, I’m just a mile or two away from the Triple-A Las Vegas 51′s home. I went to the first game of a double-header last night and watched Noah Syndergaard absolutely throttle the Albuquerque Isotopes over seven innings. Syndergaard’s fastball […]

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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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Parnell Shutdown With Forearm Soreness

An article by posted on April 24, 2015 0 Comments
Parnell Shutdown With Forearm Soreness

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, closer Bobby Parnell had his rehab process shut down for a week due to forearm soreness. Rubin says Parnell was checked out by Dr. David Altchek and there was no need for another surgery. Parnell had been struggling during his rehab appearances posting a 10.13 ERA in three […]

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Parnell and Black Each Pitched An Inning For St. Lucie

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Parnell and Black Each Pitched An Inning For St. Lucie

Bobby Parnell and Vic Black each pitched an inning Tuesday night for Single-A St. Lucie. Parnell pitched a scoreless first inning, allowing two hits with one strikeout and no walks. His fastball ranged between 90-91 mph and touched 95. Black walked two batters, allowed a solo home run, and struck out two his fastball ranged […]

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Overcrowded Bullpen Has Caused Quite a Conundrum

An article by posted on April 1, 2015 0 Comments
Overcrowded Bullpen Has Caused Quite a Conundrum

It’s hard to believe that just two days ago, even Terry Collins was unsure who would get the regular season call to face opposing lefty sluggers in the late innings. With Josh Edgin out for the season with a torn UCL and no proven options in camp, the Mets bullpen, an expected strength to begin […]

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Mets Remain Confident They’ll Acquire Lefty Reliever In Coming Week

An article by posted on March 29, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Remain Confident They’ll Acquire Lefty Reliever In Coming Week

After Saturday’s 10-2 win, the Mets re-assigned reliever Scott Rice to minor league camp. The move now leaves just Dario Alvarez and Sean Gilmartin as the only lefthanded relievers in big league camp. Adam Rubin wrote in his briefing this morning that the Mets’ left-handed relief answer may very well come from outside the organization in the next […]

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Replacing Josh Edgin with Brian Matusz

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Replacing Josh Edgin with Brian Matusz

It has been reported that the Mets are scouting lefty-reliever Brian Matusz. The 28-year-old starter turned reliever has one year left of team control, as a Super Two earner, and is a replacement candidate for Josh Edgin, who was lost for the season due to Tommy John surgery. For Sandy Alderson to acquire Matusz, he […]

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