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Bobby Parnell Continues Rehab in Minor League Game
March 26th, 2015 at 9:29 AM
Bobby Parnell has often been the forgotten man in the New York Mets' bullpen. Just over a year ago, Parnell appeared to be firmly entrenched as the Mets' closer of the future. That lasted until Opening Day, when a poor outing and mysterious velocity dip led the Mets to send...

New York Mets Looking into Baltimore Orioles’ Reliever Brian Matusz
March 22nd, 2015 at 3:16 PM
It's not a secret that the New York Mets need a lefty for their bullpen. Since Josh Edgin went down for the season a few weeks ago, the Mets have auditioned the lefties they have in camp to less than impressive results. The Mets have been monitoring the trade market...

Vic Black Could Open Season on Disabled List
March 21st, 2015 at 12:18 PM
In all the hubbub surrounding Zack Wheeler's impending Tommy John surgery, a pitching injury that has slipped under the radar involves reliever Vic Black. Black hasn't pitched in several weeks and recently underwent an MRI that revealed weakness in his right shoulder. While Black believes he will be ready to...

New York Mets Exploring Trade Market for Lefty Relievers
March 19th, 2015 at 11:55 AM
With Josh Edgin set for Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets are in a pinch for lefty relievers. The Mets have four other lefties in camp: Sean Gilmartin, Scott Rice, Jack Leathersich, and Dario Alvarez. None of them has looked good, and things have gotten so bad that manager...

Terry Collins Considering Going Without a Lefty in Bullpen
March 12th, 2015 at 8:40 PM
With Josh Edgin's status in doubt with an elbow injury, the left side of the New York Mets' bullpen is very shaky. Edgin has been shut down after complaining of elbow pain earlier in the week, and ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports that Tommy John surgery is on the...

Josh Edgin Set for MRI on Left Arm
March 10th, 2015 at 1:38 PM
The New York Mets are perilously thin on the left side of their bullpen, and they may have a big problem on their hands now. Josh Edgin, the one lefty assured of a spot in the unit, is set to undergo an MRI on his left arm. ESPN New York's...

New York Mets Add Lefty Duane Below on Minor League Deal
February 7th, 2015 at 4:54 PM
The New York Mets made another minor league move today, adding lefty pitcher Duane Below to a minor league deal. The signing, as reported by ESPN New York's Adam Rubin, does not include an invitation to spring training. Below has major league experience with the Marlins and Tigers, and spent...

New York Mets Lacking Solid Option for Second Lefty in Bullpen
January 23rd, 2015 at 6:33 PM
The New York Mets may need Josh Edgin to get loose very often this season. Edgin is the sole lefty in the bullpen at the moment, and the odds indicate that may remain the case on Opening Day. The Mets let Dana Eveland walk as he signed a one year...

John Franco to Serve as Guest Instructor During Spring Training
January 11th, 2015 at 4:13 PM
Last year, former New York Mets' Mike Piazza visited spring training as a guest instructor. Piazza's presence greatly helped young catcher Travis d'Arnaud, who took a big step forward in 2014. While Piazza hasn't confirmed if he will come back as an instructor this spring, one of his former teammates...

New York Mets Re-Sign Buddy Carlyle on Minor League Deal
January 7th, 2015 at 9:53 AM
The New York Mets made a minor move to address their bullpen yesterday, and it involved a familiar face. The Mets re-signed veteran right hander Buddy Carlyle to a minor league contract, MetsBlog.com reports. Carlyle, who went 1-1 with a 1.45 ERA in 27 appearances for the Mets last season,...

New York Mets Looking to Add Pieces to Bullpen
November 26th, 2014 at 7:30 PM
The New York Mets are planning on adding to their bullpen as the next piece of their offseason makeover. The bullpen was a strength for the Mets in 2014, ranking in the top 10 in ERA after ranking towards the bottom in the past few years. The Mets, however, aren't...

New York Mets Looking for Second Lefty in Bullpen
November 20th, 2014 at 1:09 PM
One of the more under-reported stories of the 2014 season was the improvement of the New York Mets' bullpen. The unit, which was one of baseball's worst for years, made a dramatic turnaround and ranked inside the top ten in ERA as a group. While a lot of that success...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Carlos Torres
November 13th, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Scott Rice
November 9th, 2014 at 9:32 AM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Jenrry Mejia
November 1st, 2014 at 11:40 AM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Daisuke Matsuzaka
October 31st, 2014 at 6:25 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: John Lannan
October 30th, 2014 at 8:44 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Erik Goeddel
October 25th, 2014 at 2:52 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Gonzalez Germen
October 24th, 2014 at 7:25 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Dana Eveland
October 20th, 2014 at 7:51 PM
Now that the 2014 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have already taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen. We will now take a look at every player on the active roster from A (Bobby Abreu) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...