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What’s Wrong With Mejia Showing Some Emotion?

Recently, fans and people around baseball have been directing criticism towards Mets closer Jenrry Mejia, who has made a name for himself by not only leading the National League in saves since the All-Star Break, but by celebrating each successful save with a unique and explosive celebration. The #MejiaStomp has become popular among Mets fans, as well as players and fans around...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why draw the line at Jenrry Mejia’s celebration and not others?

Everyone knows how the Nationals have treated the Mets as their private punching bag this year. Here’s how they’ve done against Mets pitching: Carlos Torres – 8 G, 6.00 ERA Jeurys Familia – 7 G, 5.68 ERA Bartolo Colon – 4 G, 4.13 ERA Zack Wheeler – 4 G, 5.96 ERA Dillon Gee – 3 G, 5.50 ERA Jon Niese – 2 G, 8.10 ERA Jacob deGrom – 1 G, 4.50 ERA Jenrry Mejia...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets manager to Mejia on antics: 'Tone it down'

NEW YORK (AP) Jenrry Mejia got the message from his manager: Tone it down. After taking a look at Mejia's animated celebration Friday night following a save against Washington, New York Mets skipper Terry Collins told his excitable closer to take it easy on the antics. With two runners on, Mejia struck out Ian Desmond for his 26th save, ending New York's 12-game home losing...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reactions to Jenrry Mejia’s Celebration are Overstated

New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia’s famous post-game celebrations have officially sparked controversy. The 24-year-old closer struck out Washington Nationals 2B Danny Espinosa to record his 26th save of the year last night, and proceeded to celebrate in dynamic fashion. Mejia, known for his energetic foot stomp, added a fishing motion last night. Many on social media have theorized...
Via Around Citi
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mejia Gesture Not Classy

Count me among those not enamored with the post-game celebration of New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia, who went over the top with his reel-him-in gesture after striking out Ian Desmond to end last night’s game. Watching Mejia was watching any NBA player thump his chest and mug for the camera’s after dunking on a defender. It was watching almost any receiver or cornerback in the...
Via New York Mets Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jenrry Mejia Leads NL With 15 Saves Since All Star Break

Jenrry Mejia earned his 26th save of the season on Friday night as the Mets beat the Nationals 4-3, however his post game celebration caused a bit of a stir. After Mejia struck out Ian Desmond to end the game, he pointed at Desmond’ as if he were casting a fishing rod and then began reeling him in. It was hilarious. Here's the Mejia celebration, ICYMI. RT @MLBGIFs: Reel ...
Via Mets Merized Online
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jenrry Mejia’s save celebration didn’t sit well with a few Nationals (Video)

The New York Mets picked up a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday, but it’s how the game ended that will be top of discussion on Saturday, atleast around the nation’s capital. Jenrry Mejia nailed down his 26th save of the season and, in typical Jenrry Mejia fashion, had quite celebration afterward. Now, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Jenrry Mejia Should Be The 2015 Opening Day Closer

The Mets are in an enviable position. While teams throughout the league will struggle to throw darts at a moving vehicle, the Mets will be safe and secure with their bullpen. The most up and down position in baseball, there’s never a guarantee about anything when it comes to relief pitchers. What the Mets know is that they have four pitchers that are all capable of closing out...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mejia Continues To Struggle, Should He Be Shut Down?

On August 11th it was reported that closer Jenrry Mejia had been laboring through a sports hernia that would require surgery in the off-season. At that moment questions started to swirl about why the 24-year old closer would pitch through the injury. After all, the Mets playoff hopes have stalled and while they seem destined to compete in 2015, their 2014 campaign is quietly coming...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Jenrry Mejia dealing with back tightness

New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia said he experienced back tightness during Monday’s loss to the San Francisco Giants, reports Adam Rubin of Mejia said he experienced a little back tightness today.— Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) August 4, 2014 #485088697 / gettyimages.comMejia took the loss after allowing a run on two hits and a walk in the nigh inning...
Via MLB Injury News
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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