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BOBBY PARNELL RUMORS

Collins Says Parnell Is The Closer When He Returns

Unless someone “steps up and beats him out” Terry Collins said Bobby Parnell is the Mets closer whenever he is ready to return to the Mets bullpen. Speaking to SNY, Collins said about Parnell, “Wait until you see him. I was just in Florida and he is ready to go. He is big, he is strong and he is anxious.” Collins said that Parnell is bound and determined and after his throwing...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Parnell Not Expected To Be Ready For Start Of 2015

Bobby Parnell is not expected to be ready for the start of the 2015 season according to general manager Sandy Alderson. Parnell is currently throwing on flat ground at 120 feet as he works back from last April’s Tommy John surgery. “Right now I think we’re projecting sometime after the season starts,” Alderson said about Parnell pitching in the majors. “But that’s just...
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What do the New York Mets do when Bobby Parnell returns?

Here’s an interesting situation: It’s Spring Training 2015 and closer Bobby Parnell has fully healed from Tommy John surgery. After pitching in just one major league game in the last season and a half Parnell is looking to reclaim the closer’s role that was rightfully his last season. But there’s a problem. Starter-turned-reliever Jenrry Mejia took the closer’s role job...
Via NYMetsLife
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Parnell Blows His First Save, Fastball Had No Movement

March 31 It was a rough Opening Day for closer Bobby Parnell who blew his first save opportunity of the season when he allowed the Nationals to tie the game with a ninth inning run. Parnell was sitting mostly between 89-91 mph with his fastball, but did touch 92 twice among his 25 pitches thrown. His decreased velocity is a far departure from the 96-100 mph fastballs we’ve come...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: success will depend on the bullpen

While it is true that the New York Mets have made strides in recent years to build up their roster through prospects, trades and free agency. However, one area that has not been addressed is the bullpen. Typically the bullpen is populated by journeymen veterans on one-year contracts, like Jon Rauch and LaTroy Hawkins, or by unproven and ineffective young arms, like Josh Edgin. In...
Via isportsweb.com
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Looking back at Bobby Parnell’s season

Well, it seems all but apparent that Bobby Parnell’s fine season will be coming to an end this month. According to MetsBlog, Parnell is not even close to resuming any baseball-related activities. Parnell was placed on the DL on August 6 with a neck injury. He had an epidural shot to alleviate the pain, but so far it has not worked. Parnell is going to get another shot soon and...
Via Mets360.com
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mets’ Bobby Parnell Faces Surgery

The New York Mets aren’t ready to say it yet, but there’s a good chance Bobby Parnell’s breakthrough season might be broken down. Parnell has a herniated disk in his neck that could require surgery is  a pair of epidurals don’t work. PARNELL: Surgery possible. Parnell had an epidural Monday and could receive another in a week. Surgery could be the next option if they don’t...
Via New York Mets Report
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell Laments Luck; Doesn’t Take Responsibility

The New York Mets gift-wrapped a game last night to Atlanta. However, there’s nothing to like after hearing Bobby Parnell, who did more dancing than pitching after blowing his fifth save opportunity. The Mets don’t want to deal Parnell because they believe he’s their closer of the future. His 18 saves is a good indicator, but he’s not immune from some head scratching and...
Via New York Mets Report
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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