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Mets Cut Ties With Speedy Outfielder Eric Young Jr.

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.

12/03/2014

Mets reliever Jeurys Familia delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the Atlanta Braves on April 18, 2014, at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets’ Musical Closers May Continue This Week Against The Yankees

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.

05/12/2014

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Mets Closer Bobby Parnell To Have Season-Ending Tommy John Surgery

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.

04/07/2014

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Sims: Don’t Expect Bobby Parnell To Pitch For Mets Again This Season

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.

04/02/2014

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Palladino: Bobby Parnell Goes Down, And That’s Just The Mets’ Luck

Only the most optimistic would call the Mets “star-crossed.” Given the way they started the season, the more realistic among us might downgrade that assessment to “train wreck.”

04/02/2014

Mets closer Bobby Parnell sends the ball back to first in the ninth inning against the Washington Nationals on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Announce Closer Parnell Has Partially Torn Elbow Ligament

Already quite thin on experience in the bullpen, the Mets said Tuesday that closer Bobby Parnell has a partial ligament tear in his pitching elbow.

04/01/2014

Mets reliever John Lannan reacts as Anthony Rendon of the Nationals rounds third in the 10th inning during Opening Day on March 31, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Coleman: Still 90 And Counting After Mets’ Bullpen Blows Opening Day

And I picked this team to win 84 games. Who am I kidding? Probably myself.

04/01/2014

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Mets’ Niese, Colon, Parnell Closer To Appearing In Spring Games

Starters Jon Niese and Bartolo Colon and closer Bobby Parnell pitched batting practice with fielders Thursday.

03/06/2014

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Parnell Surprises Collins, Mets By Throwing Off Mound

Bobby Parnell wasn’t supposed to do what he did on Friday, at least not yet. Yet there was the Mets’ closer throwing 10 pitches from the mound at the team’s spring training complex in Port St. Lucie, Fla.

02/14/2014

Bobby Parnell (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mets Agree To New Deals With Parnell, Murphy And Young

Mets closer Bobby Parnell agreed Friday to a $3.7 million, one-year contract while second baseman Daniel Murphy settled for $5.7 million and left fielder Eric Young Jr. for $1.85 million.

01/18/2014

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Mets Avoid Arbitration With Bobby Parnell, Agree To $3.7M Deal

The hard-throwing reliever didn’t pitch after July 30 and had surgery on September 10 to repair a herniated disk in his neck. He has been working out in Florida.

01/17/2014

Bobby Parnell (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Man On A Mission: Mets’ Bobby Parnell Says ‘I’m Still The Closer’

“In my head I feel like I’m still the closer. I’m going to go along with that until told otherwise,” he said during a conference call Thursday. “I feel healthy.”

01/16/2014

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Mets GM Sandy Alderson: Jeff Wilpon’s Comments Were ‘Off The Cuff’

Mets COO Jeff Wilpon made some bold comments about the future of his club on Tuesday. When addressing those comments, general manager Sandy Alderson admitted that his boss’ remarks were “off the cuff.”

10/31/2013

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Report: Mets’ LaTroy Hawkins Subdues Passenger On Flight To Chile

The Mets’ reliever helped subdue a troublesome passenger on a flight from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Santiago, Chile on Sunday night, according to his Instagram account.

10/29/2013

Relief pitcher LaTroy Hawkins #32 of the New York Mets is hugged by catcher Anthony Recker #20 after saving their 4-3 win against the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Chris Gardner/Getty Images)

Schwei: Closing Out The Season, A Bad Year At Citi And More Mets Notes

The Mets close out the 2013 season with a three-game series against the Reds in Cincinnati, and then they return home for four games vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.

09/23/2013

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