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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
17 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
17 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
18 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
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mejia Becomes Youngest Mets Pitcher To Save 25 Games

One day after he loaded the bases and was pulled from a save opportunity with one out, Jenrry Mejia rebounded on Wednesday night with a perfect ninth inning to preserve the Mets’ 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Mejia fielded a comebacker and flipped it to Lucas Duda at first base for the final out and in doing so he became the youngest pitcher in franchise history to record...
Via Mets Merized Online
20 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

Mejia Is Pitching With A Sports Hernia

The Mets lost in stunning fashion on Sunday when Jenrry Mejia allowed the Phillies to score two ninth inning runs capitalized by a walk-off single by Ryan Howard for the 6-5 victory. It was Mejia’s third blown save of the season. Afterward Terry Collins told the media that Mejia was perfectly fine and that health issues had nothing to do with what transpired. However, Mejia told...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 10, 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

Shamone! Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia moonwalks off mound after strikeout (GIF)

Like a blast straight out of the distant past, New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia went deep into the vault of antiquated dance moves by busting out the moonwalk after striking out the New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner in his first relief outing in two years during Monday’s game. Using the mound like Michael Jackson […] The post Shamone! Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia moonwalks off...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mets' Jenrry Mejia moonwalks off mound after strikeout

Jenrry Mejia was bumped from the Mets starting rotation to the bullpen Monday after a string of bad starts.  But that demotion apparently didn't have anything to do with his dance moves.The righthander played a crucial part in Monday night's Subway Series opener when Manager Terry Collins asked him to first keep the game close in the seventh and then protect a two-run...
Via The Other Paper
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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