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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...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Implodes in Extra Inning Loss to Washington Nationals
March 31st, 2014 at 5:20 PM
Everything seemed to be going the New York Mets' way early in the day on Monday. The Mets built a 4-2 lead against the Washington Nationals and starter Dillon Gee had a strong outing. The Mets' bullpen, however, got involved and everything went downhill from there. The Mets' relievers combined...

Mets Add Reliever Jose Valverde to 40-Man Roster
March 27th, 2014 at 12:49 AM
The New York Mets announced Wednesday that they have added veteran relief pitcher Jose Valverde to the 40-man roster, indicating he'll make the 2014 Opening Day roster. Valverde, 36, was signed to a minor league deal in February and has made the most of his camp invite, going 1-0 with...

New York Mets’ Bullpen Starting to Take Shape
March 19th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
One hallmark of Sandy Alderson's tenure as New York Mets general manager has been to avoid overspending for bullpen help. After a couple of big signings for the unit blew up in his face in 2012, Alderson cut back his spending last season and produced one of the more efficient...

John Lannan Makes Final Start of Spring in 6-4 Loss to St. Louis Cardinals
March 12th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
The battle for the final spot in the New York Mets' starting rotation looked to be a three man competition between Jenrry Mejia, John Lannan, and Daisuke Matsuzaka. The battle has taken an interesting twist, however, given the Mets' first round of cuts in the bullpen. The Mets re-assigned four...

New York Mets Get Strong Outing from Zack Wheeler in Sping Win Over Atlanta Braves
March 9th, 2014 at 6:22 PM
New York Mets' pitcher Zack Wheeler certainly isn't shy in confidence. Wheeler told reporters when he arrived at spring training that he was aiming to be the team's Opening Day starter. Even though the Mets are very unlikely to give Wheeler a shot at the Opening Day gig, he will...

Mets 101 Spring Training News and Notes
February 11th, 2014 at 9:48 PM
Throughout Spring Training, Mets 101 will keep an eye on developments coming out of Port St. Lucie, leading up to and through their Grapefruit League opener on February 28 against Washington. We'll keep you posted periodically on player performance, roster moves and injury updates as the Mets prepare for the...

New York Mets Focus on Bullpen Help, Talking to Fernando Rodney
January 24th, 2014 at 4:46 PM
With the recent additions of John Lannan and Daisuke Matsuzaka shoring up the team's rotation depth, New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson appears ready to shift his focus to the team's bullpen. The Mets are still looking to replace veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins, who departed at the beginning of the...

New York Mets Settle Arbitration Cases with Six Players
January 18th, 2014 at 7:57 PM
As Sandy Alderson wraps up his fourth offseason as general manager of the New York Mets, the matter of arbitration eligible players has come up. Every year, each club has to exchange salary figures with players eligible for salary arbitration. The Mets ended up with seven players eligible for arbitration...

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...

Mets 101 News and Notes: 2013 Winter Meetings Edition, Day 2
December 10th, 2013 at 7:40 PM
The rumor mill is in full swing as the second day of the Winter Meetings is underway. The Mets have been active throughout the day, as rumors of new acquisitions and potential targets have circulated throughout the Twitterverse. Here at Mets 101, we will catch you up on all the...

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...

New York Mets Should Have Interesting Arbitration Decisions Upcoming
October 22nd, 2013 at 11:47 AM
After looking at how the New York Mets will approach free agency and the trade market in the last two weeks, the next order of business to consider is how the Mets will deal with their nine arbitration eligible players. Some of those decisions will be easier than others, particularly...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Bullpen
October 3rd, 2013 at 5:42 PM
Now that the 2013 season has concluded, Mets 101 will be taking a look at how the New York Mets performed in the 2013 season. Over the next three days we will look at how the offense, starting pitching, and bullpen performed over the course of the season. Today we will look...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Injury Updates Edition
September 10th, 2013 at 11:21 AM
The second half of the season has been tough for the New York Mets injury wise. The Mets have lost a lot of players to injury, including their best hitter (David Wright) and pitcher (Matt Harvey), forcing new names to step up and contribute. The Mets have announced a lot...

Mets 101 News and Notes: New York Mets Add Daisuke Matsuzaka
August 22nd, 2013 at 1:49 PM
With pitchers Jenrry Mejia and Jeremy Hefner going down with season ending injuries in the last week, the New York Mets found themselves in a dilemma. The team intended to use its reserve of starting pitching depth to get both Zack Wheeler and Matt Harvey to pitch to the end...

Mets 101 News and Notes: Jeremy Hefner May Require Tommy John Surgery
August 17th, 2013 at 4:03 PM
After finishing the first half on a strong note, New York Mets' starter Jeremy Hefner looked to have established himself as a solid contributor to the team's starting rotation. Hefner struggled out of the gate in the second half, and was placed on the disabled list with a sore elbow...