Tag: Mets bullpen

Parnell Goes Full Throttle And Survives

An article by posted on March 9, 2014 0 Comments
Parnell Goes Full Throttle And Survives

Closer Bobby Parnell was supposed to throw another side session on Sunday, however he talked his way into the game on Sunday – who knew Terry Collins was so easy. Parnell, who is coming back from surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck, made his first appearance of the spring and everything went […]

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For Valverde, It’s His First Spring Training… Again

An article by posted on March 6, 2014 0 Comments
For Valverde, It’s His First Spring Training… Again

Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke with Mets bullpen hopeful Jose Valverde recently about his opportunity to stick with the Mets. Valverde, an 11-year veteran and two time NL saves leader had some interesting things to say about his approach when it comes to making the team. “For me, every year I try to compete like a […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Will the Mets Bullpen Finally Shine in 2014?

An article by posted on February 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Will the Mets Bullpen Finally Shine in 2014?

An MMO Fan Shot by Ryan Flanagan The 2013-2014 Mets offseason has painfully centered on discussion over Ike Davis, Lucas Duda, Stephen Drew and Ruben Tejada, all at agonizing length. While they certainly are important, the most critical detriment to the team seems to be vastly overlooked by the media and fans alike; the strength of […]

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From Left Field: Bullpen Needs At Least One More Addition

An article by posted on February 6, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Bullpen Needs At Least One More Addition

National League teams traditionally field a seven-man bullpen. So let’s take a look at what the Mets currently have assembled: Bobby Parnell (closer), Vic Black, Jeurys Familia, Scott Rice, Josh Edgin, Gonzalez Germen and Carlos Torres (Long man). If the team had to start the season with this crop of pitchers, I guess it would […]

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Anchored By Parnell, Mets Bullpen Is Likely A Team Strength In 2014

An article by posted on January 2, 2014 0 Comments
Anchored By Parnell, Mets Bullpen Is Likely A Team Strength In 2014

Bobby Parnell, who is recovering from surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck, has regained all the weight he lost and is feeling great after he was in New York for a routine checkup late last month. While talking to some of us at Citi Field during the Mets Holiday Party, Sandy Alderson said […]

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Mets Bullpen Will Be The Best We’ve Seen Since 2006

An article by posted on December 20, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Will Be The Best We’ve Seen Since 2006

While talking to the us at Citi Field on Tuesday, Sandy Alderson said that Bobby Parnell would be ready for Spring Training and that he doesn’t anticipate any problems. Parnell, who is recovering from surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck, has regained all the weight he lost, is feeling great and was in […]

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The Mets Bullpen Showing Signs Of Toughness And Ability

An article by posted on August 10, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Bullpen Showing Signs Of Toughness And Ability

In a major blow to an already battered roster, the Mets lost their closer, Bobby Parnell, and relief pitcher Josh Edgin to injury within one week of each other. With the later addition of all-star third baseman David Wright to the disabled list, the Mets appeared to be on the brink of destruction. What else would […]

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Sounding Off: Wright and Recker Both Take The Blame For Last Night’s Loss

An article by posted on May 1, 2013 0 Comments
Sounding Off: Wright and Recker Both Take The Blame For Last Night’s Loss

After yesterday’s 2-1 ninth inning loss, David Wright didn’t blame the bad call at third base and instead pointed the finger of blame for the loss on himself and the rest of the offense. “Sometimes the calls go your way. Sometimes they don’t. What we need to do a better job of is offensively going […]

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Brandon Lyon Is Cashing In Despite A Team Worst ERA Among Mets Relievers

An article by posted on April 30, 2013 0 Comments
Brandon Lyon Is Cashing In Despite A Team Worst ERA Among Mets Relievers

I couldn’t help but get somewhat annoyed when MetsBlog posted that reliever Brandon Lyon is currently cashing in on some large monthly incentive bonus checks. His contract stipulates that Lyon is to receive roster bonuses of $100,000-$125,000 roughly once a month. The 34-year-old righty who signed a  a guaranteed $750,000 deal with the Mets before the season, received his […]

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Today’s Mets DUH Moment: Problem With Bullpen Is Because Of Rotation

An article by posted on April 28, 2013 0 Comments
Today’s Mets DUH Moment: Problem With Bullpen Is Because Of Rotation

Terry Collins believes that part of the problem with the team’s bullpen is because the starting rotation is failing to go deep into games. He says it has been putting an incredible strain on all of his relievers. Ya think? Aside from Matt Harvey and Jon Niese, who combined are averaging over six innings per […]

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