CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman tweeted that the Mets announced the raccoon had been captured and released into the wild.
Instead of pulling to within a game of the Nationals, the Mets fell three off the division pace Wednesday after dropping two of three in the series.
Michael Taylor had a two-run single in the eighth inning, Danny Espinosa followed with an RBI double and the Washington Nationals rallied from three runs down to beat the Mets 4-3 on Wednesday.
Bobby Parnell is back with the New York Mets following Tommy John surgery despite subpar performances during his injury rehabilitation stint in the minor leagues.
Relief pitcher Bobby Parnell, second baseman Dilson Herrera and — most importantly — catcher Travis d’Arnaud are expected to return to the Mets this week.
David Wright isn’t about to apologize for getting on the Mets’ pitching prospect. But he is sorry for how it all went down.
David Wright might be a laid-back captain, but he’s in no mood for nonsense this spring. And he showed that on Tuesday.
Manager Terry Collins had some rather interesting things to say about his team, his players and his expectations for 2015 over the last couple of days. So let’s take a listen back.
There’s a different vibe this year in Port St. Lucie. Some are already picking New York as their dark horse in the NL East. Why? It’s all about that ace.
“I want to be there at the end of the game,” Bobby Parnell said on Wednesday, according to NJ.com. “That’s my goal and that’s what I’m aiming for.”
The $3.7-million contract includes a $50,000 bonus if the injured closer makes 60 appearances in 2015.
Young, who had been eligible for arbitration, batted .229 with 30 stolen bases in 100 games this year, when his salary was $1.85 million.
It seems like the Mets are determined to exhaust every possible option on their roster to find a closer. Jeurys Familia may be the next in line.
Parnell has elected to have reconstructive elbow surgery and is done for the season. With Parnell out, veteran Jose Valverde has taken over closing for the Mets.
The two weeks of rest sound like a smokescreen to me, and like so many other pitchers who have already fallen to elbow issues at this early stage of the season, I wouldn’t expect Parnell to take the mound for the Mets until 2015.