Bobby Parnell

Marlon Byrd (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Gee’s Gem Disappears In A Hurry, Parnell Fails Big In Mets’ Loss

The Braves’ Jason Heyward made a diving catch with runners on first and second and two outs in the ninth inning Monday night, putting the finishing touches on a loss the Mets won’t soon forget.

07/23/2013

Philadelphia Phillies v New York Mets

Mets Beat Phillies 5-4, Snap Phillies Seven-Game Winning Streak At Citi Field

Gonzalez Germen came out of the bullpen to bail out fellow rookie Zack Wheeler and help the Mets hold off the Phillies 5-4.

07/20/2013

The Mets’ Matt Harvey pitches in the first inning against the Nationals at Citi Field on June 28, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Harvey Dominates Over 7, And Then Watches Mets Pitch Like Triple-A Club

Ian Desmond doubled home the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied late after a dominant Matt Harvey departed, overtaking the New York Mets 6-4 Friday night.

06/28/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Mets Survive Late Scare After Harvey Takes No-Hit Bid Into 7th Inning

Matt Harvey pitched six hitless innings, John Buck homered and the New York Mets held off another Atlanta comeback, beating the Braves, 4-3, on Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader.

06/18/2013

Bobby Parnell (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: General Manager Sandy Alderson Will Not Shop Closer Bobby Parnell

The Mets have arms — especially at the minor-league level — to trade for bats. But Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler aren’t the only pitchers who general manager Sandy Alderson isn’t willing to part with. Add Bobby Parnell to that list.

06/17/2013

Bobby Parnell (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Parnell Implodes In 9th, Mets Suffer Painful Loss In Washington

Steve Lombardozzi’s sacrifice fly in the ninth Tuesday night gave the Washington Nationals their first late-inning comeback win of the season, capping a two-run rally for a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets.

06/05/2013

Pitcher Jon Niese #49 of the New York Mets hands the ball to manager Terry Collins #10 after being taken out of the game. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Mike Francesa Rips ‘Unwatchable, Embarrassing, Loser’ Mets

“The Mets, when (starting pitcher Matt Harvey) doesn’t pitch now, are so bad that it is embarrassing,” Francesa said. “They are so listless. They are so unwatchable. This is as bad as I have ever seen it. This is Craig Swan bad for these Mets.”

05/13/2013

The Mets’ Ike Davis hits an RBI double in the seventh inning against the Pirates at Citi Field on May 9, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Great Catch, Another Timely Hit Power Mets Over Pirates

Center fielder Juan Lagares robbed Andrew McCutchen of a go-ahead hit in the top of the ninth inning, then pinch-hitter Mike Baxter’s single in the bottom half sent the New York Mets over the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Thursday night.

05/10/2013

Robin Ventura (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) and Matt Harvey (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

White Sox Manager Robin Ventura: Matt Harvey Is ‘Verlander-Like’

“Harvey was as advertised tonight,” Ventura said after the game. “He was as dominant as anyone they’ve seen. He’s (Justin) Verlander-like — he has velocity, movement and his presence is as good as advertised.”

05/08/2013

Bobby Parnell (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Palladino: Suddenly Surly Bobby Parnell Growing Into Closer’s Role

As long as the bulldog attitude continues, the Mets may have found themselves a closer.

05/06/2013

Juan Lagares (L) and Daniel Murphy (Photo by Jason Arnold/Getty Images)

Mets Snap Skid, Avoid Embarrassing Sweep With Victory Over Marlins

Jordany Valdespin hit a three-run, pinch-hit homer as the Mets rallied on Wednesday to break a six-game losing streak and avert a series sweep, beating the Miami Marlins, 7-6.

05/01/2013

Matt Harvey (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Schwei: Comparing Harvey To Ryan, Buck To Kingman And Other Mets Notes

The Mets are off to a 7-4 start in 2013 with the battery of Matt Harvey and John Buck leading the way.

04/15/2013

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Harvey Throws A No-Hitter Into The 7th Inning As Mets Win 4-2

Matt Harvey didn’t allow a hit until Justin Morneau homered off the right-field foul pole with two outs in the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Saturday.

04/13/2013

David Wright (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Sight For Sore Eyes: David Wright Appears In 1st Big League Game In 2 Weeks

The Mets’ captain made his first appearance in a big league game since sustaining a rib injury during the World Baseball Classic, going 0-for-3 and playing five innings for New York in a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

03/29/2013

Brian Cashman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) and Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Kallet: Mets, Yankees’ Active Rosters Will Be Neck-And-Neck On Opening Day

It’s a question that seemed unthinkable during the winter months and at the start of spring training: which team will have more talent on April 1?

03/26/2013

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