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Projected 2015 New York Mets bullpen and statistics

The 2015 New York Mets bullpen will feature an exciting group of flame-throwing young pitchers that will support a loaded starting rotation. The following players are tentatively scheduled to comprise the club’s bullpen. Statistics courtesy of Steamer. 1. RHP Bobby Parnell – 65 G, 3.24 ERA, 8.2 K/9, 2.4 BB/9 Terry Collins has appointed Parnell to be the club’s closer upon...
Via Around Citi
18 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets’ Bobby Parnell rightful closer in 2015

The New York Mets and Bobby Parnell avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.7 million contract on Wednesday, Jan. 7, per ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. Parnell, 30, was limited to one game in 2014 before undergoing season-ending Tommy John surgery. He is not expected to be ready for Opening Day. But when Parnell is ready, Terry Collins has asserted the closer’s job is...
Via Around Citi
20 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Piazza falls short of Cooperstown again

In his third year on the ballot, Mike Piazza once again fell short of the required votes to earn election to the MLB Hall of Fame. Perhaps a result of a loaded ballot and many qualified candidates, Piazza was around 30 votes short of the needed threshold. In the end, the best offensive catcher in MLB history earned 69.9% of the vote, enough to give him the highest percentage above...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Avoid Arbitration With Bobby Parnell

The Mets announced they have avoided arbitration with reliever Bobby Parnell and agreed to a contract for the 2015 season. Adam Rubin reports that Parnell will get the same $3.7 million he earned last season. Parnell, 30, underwent Tommy John surgery last April and is expected to return to action in mid April or early May according to Sandy Alderson. Terry Collins has said repeatedly...
Via Mets Merized Online
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Bobby Parnell likely to start season on DL

The New York Mets look forward to the 2015 season coming off a 79-win season that tied them for second in the National League East. Pitching is a strength for the Mets, who were ninth in the Major Leagues in ERA. One pitcher who will bolster the staff even further is Bobby Parnell, who is likely to start the season on the disabled list. The good news is that Parntell should be ready...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Parnell On Track For Spring Return

According to Mike Vorkunov of, Bobby Parnell is on track to return to the Mets in time for spring training. As he continues his rehab in Port St. Lucie, Parnell is now throwing from 60 feet and will continue to strengthen his arm, moving up to 75 feet sometime next week. Parnell spoke with Vorkunov about his rehab: “I take it one week at a time for myself. I try not to look...
Via Mets Merized Online
September 04, 2014  |  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

Mets Closer Bobby Parnell Out

The New York Mets had the lead in the 9th inning of yesterday's home opener against the Washington Nationals.  Closer Bobby Parnell came in for the save, his first apperance since July 30th of last season, and ended up blowing the save.  Today the Mets announced Parnell has a partial tear in his elbow and will be shut down for 2 weeks, minimum.  Bobby Parnell, who blew a save...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 01, 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...
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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