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Bobby Parnell and Vic Black Moving Rehab to Las Vegas
May 14th, 2015 at 8:42 AM
The New York Mets could use some reinforcements in the bullpen. The unit has struggled of late, particularly in the middle innings. While the bullpen's 2.67 ERA is strong, they have benefitted from being hidden by strong starting pitching. The group has pitched the fewest innings in the major leagues...

Bobby Parnell Shut Down for Week with Forearm Soreness
April 25th, 2015 at 9:10 AM
Just like fellow reliever Vic Black, Bobby Parnell's rehab assignment has been temporarily halted. Parnell had his elbow examined after complaining of forearm soreness, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports. The exam came back clean, so right now the plan of action is to shut Parnell down for a week...

Vic Black Could Be Back Within a Week
April 19th, 2015 at 7:54 AM
The New York Mets' bullpen, which has already performed well in the early going, may be about to get some reinforcements. Vic Black, who has been sidelined since the middle of spring training with a shoulder issue, is currently out on rehab. ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is reporting that...

Settling Bullpen Roles Key to New York Mets’ Season
April 17th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The New York Mets' bullpen looks a lot different now than it did just two months ago when pitchers and catchers reported to spring training. Its top lefty reliever, Josh Edgin, is out for the season with Tommy John surgery. Bobby Parnell and Vic Black, two relievers who figured to...

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...

Mets 101 Player Review Series: Bobby Parnell
November 6th, 2014 at 9:08 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)...

New York Mets Add Bobby Parnell and Matt Harvey Back to 40 Man Roster
November 1st, 2014 at 10:54 AM
Now that the World Series is over, the offseason is officially underway. The first order of business for the New York Mets was to add injured players Bobby Parnell and Matt Harvey back to the 40 man roster. Once a season ends, players from the 60 day disabled list must...

Mets 101 Season in Review: Bullpen
October 3rd, 2014 at 7:05 PM
The New York Mets 2014 season is over, and as part of our offseason coverage we will take a look back at how the Mets performed in each phase of the game this past season. Over the next several days we will review the Mets' offense, starting pitching, and bullpen....

Bobby Parnell on Track to Be Ready for Spring Training
September 3rd, 2014 at 11:45 PM
The New York Mets' bullpen has been a strength of the team for much of this season. The unit is poised to get even stronger next season when Bobby Parnell returns. Parnell was lost for the year on March 31st after an MRI revealed he required Tommy John surgery. Parnell...

Report: New York Mets Planning to Use Bobby Parnell as Closer in 2015
August 23rd, 2014 at 3:39 PM
Jenrry Mejia's emergence as a solid closer for the New York Mets has been an unexpected development to say the least. Mejia had long resisted a move to the bullpen, but the Mets believed that Mejia would be more effective and healthier as a reliever. The move paid off in...

Jeurys Familia and Jenrry Mejia Have Become Lethal 1-2 Punch for New York Mets’ Bullpen
July 24th, 2014 at 8:53 AM
For years, the New York Mets struggled to put a bullpen together. The Mets have rolled through various high and low cost veterans for the past five years trying to find a mix of relievers that could effectively close games for them. No combination has worked, causing the Mets to...

Mejia Settling into Closers Role for Mets
May 29th, 2014 at 2:39 AM
For the past few seasons, Jenrry Mejia has been something of a question mark for the Mets, as the highly talented hurler has struggled to stay healthy and stick with the big club over parts of four seasons. After making the team as a starter out of Spring Training, Mejia...

Closing Games May Be Roller Coaster Ride for New York Mets
April 25th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Aside from teams with elite closers, like Atlanta's Craig Kimbrel, the turnover rate in the closer's role is very high. Nearly half the teams in the major leagues will end up changing closers during a given season for different reasons, primarily injury and poor performance. The New York Mets know...

Mets 101 Game Preview: New York Mets at Atlanta Braves
April 8th, 2014 at 6:08 PM
The New York Mets (2-4) hit the road for the first time in 2014, as they meet their NL East rival Atlanta Braves (4-2) Monday evening at Turner Field. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10 PM. Tonight's game kicks off a nine-game road trip for the Mets, who had the...

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...