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Category: ‘Injuries’

Bobby Parnell to Miss Remainder of Season and Undergo Tommy John Surgery
April 7th, 2014 at 10:40 AM
In a piece of news that wasn't entirely unexpected, the New York Mets announced last night that relief pitcher Bobby Parnell will undergo Tommy John surgery. Parnell, who had one ineffective outing on Opening Day, underwent an MRI earlier in the week that revealed he had a partially torn medial...

New York Mets to Add Kyle Farnsworth and Wilmer Flores Wednesday
April 1st, 2014 at 1:50 PM
The New York Mets announced that they will be adding a pair of players to their roster on Wednesday. The Mets will promote Kyle Farnsworth from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace Bobby Parnell on the roster. Farnsworth will likely become the Mets' primary set up man as Jose Valverde assumes...

Bobby Parnell Has Partial MCL Tear in Pitching Elbow
April 1st, 2014 at 12:39 PM
One of the more concerning aspects of yesterday's loss for the New York Mets was the performance of closer Bobby Parnell. Parnell struggled while blowing a save in a 9-7 Mets loss, and his velocity was down as well. The loss of velocity and lack of movement on some pitches...

Jonathon Niese Likely to Open Season on Disabled List
March 17th, 2014 at 6:24 PM
Jonathon Niese's spring training has been slowed to a crawl by injuries. Niese underwent an MRI early in the spring after complaining of a dead arm, but after things checked out Niese started pitching again. Niese was ineffective in several spring starts before being undergoing another exam on his elbow....

First Base Battle Disrupted by Injuries for New York Mets
March 10th, 2014 at 12:50 PM
One of the big headlines for the New York Mets this spring has been the battle for the first base job. Lucas Duda and Ike Davis were expected to spend much of the spring competing for that job, with manager Terry Collins even vowing to get Davis 100 at bats...

Jonathon Niese Sent to New York for MRI on Left Shoulder
February 26th, 2014 at 4:35 PM
The New York Mets have been unlucky with injuries over the last several seasons. The Mets have seen far too many players go down with injuries, including losing starting pitcher Jonathon Niese last season due to a partially torn rotator cuff. Niese did not undergo surgery and was able to...

Matt Harvey Throws for First Time Since Tommy John Surgery
February 22nd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Matt Harvey's recovery from Tommy John surgery will be one of the biggest off the field storylines for the New York Mets this season. Even though the Mets tend to be low key with their injury updates, it will be difficult for them to keep the media's eyes off the...

Matt Harvey Cleared to Begin Throwing Program
February 20th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Matt Harvey has been aggressive with his rehab from Tommy John Surgery. Harvey, who boldly proclaimed a few weeks ago that he wanted to pitch at the end of the 2014 season, has done everything in his power to meet that goal. Harvey had surgery back in October, and he...

New York Mets Interested in Reliever Joel Hanrahan
February 8th, 2014 at 11:38 AM
With spring training rapidly approaching, the remaining free agents are trying to latch on with a new team before the new year starts. This means a lot of players with major league experience may be forced to settle for low value deals in order to secure a job for the...

Jenrry Mejia is on Track for Spring Training
February 3rd, 2014 at 1:14 PM
One of the more compelling stories for the New York Mets in spring training is the battle for the fifth starter's spot in the starting rotation. The Mets added John Lannan and Daisuke Matsuzaka on minor league deals to compete for the job, but the favorite for the job appears...

Matt Harvey Wants to Pitch in 2014
January 24th, 2014 at 4:35 PM
If there is one thing you need to know about Matt Harvey, it is that he is a really hard worker. Harvey, who tried to avoid Tommy John Surgery by rehabbing, underwent the procedure in October and has been rehabbing ever since. Harvey's rehab has been relatively low profile even...

Bobby Parnell Cleared to Resume Baseball Activities
January 12th, 2014 at 1:38 PM
After seeing his breakthough 2013 campaign end early due to a neck injury, there were concerns about New York Mets' closer Bobby Parnell. Parnell, who saved 22 games in 26 opportunities in 2013, underwent surgery on September 10th for a herniated disk in his neck. Parnell had been slow to...

Bobby Parnell is “Weeks Away” from Baseball Activity
December 14th, 2013 at 3:04 PM
One of the lingering injury concerns for the New York Mets after the 2013 season was the status of closer Bobby Parnell. Parnell was shut down in August with a neck injury and was forced to undergo surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck on September 10th. Not...

New York Mets Re-Sign Jeremy Hefner
December 10th, 2013 at 7:13 PM
Less than a week after releasing Jeremy Hefner, the New York Mets have brought him back. The Mets and Hefner agreed to a new minor league contract today, Anthony DiComo reports on Twitter. Hefner, who will miss the entirety of 2014 rehabbing Tommy John surgery, was very unhappy about his...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: David Wright
November 27th, 2013 at 10:13 AM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young Jr)...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Johan Santana
November 18th, 2013 at 9:20 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young Jr) as...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Bobby Parnell
November 14th, 2013 at 6:59 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young Jr) as...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Jenrry Mejia
November 9th, 2013 at 7:19 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young Jr) as...

New York Mets Set to Decline Johan Santana’s 2014 Option
October 31st, 2013 at 9:38 PM
The first piece of official business for the New York Mets in the offseason should take place in the next few days. The team is expected to decline starting pitcher Johan Santana's 25.5 million dollar option for the 2014 season, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. Santana will instead receive...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Matt Harvey
October 31st, 2013 at 6:58 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded for the New York Mets, we have taken a look at overall breakdowns for the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen this past season. We will now take a look at every player on the roster from A (David Aardsma) to Y (Eric Young Jr) as...