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2013 Mets Projection: Bobby Parnell, Closer

March 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

With Frank Francisco working very slowly back from elbow soreness, presumably an effect of the surgery he underwent in December to remove bone chips from his throwing elbow, the Mets closer going into Opening Day will be Bobby Parnell. The 28 year-old right-hander will be getting his first [...]

What Can Be Salvaged From This Year’s Bullpen?

August 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

The bullpen has been a major discussion virtually every day in Mets-world over the past few months. As a unit, they are clearly the worst in baseball, and the numbers back that up as well. We know that Sandy Alderson needs to acquire a reliever or two net off-season. However, the bigger question [...]

Tim Byrdak Placed On Disabled List

August 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

Lefty reliever Tim Byrdak has been placed on the 15-day DL with a sore left shoulder. In his place, the Mets have activated Frank Francisco from the DL. He has been out since June with an oblique injury. Byrdak, 38, has pitched in 56 games this season, the most in the major leagues. In 30.2 [...]

Morning Mets Links: July 19, 2012

July 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

(NOTE: I’m trying out a new format for the morning links. Let me know what you think.) Here are this morning’s Morning Mets Links: Frank Francisco will probably not return until August with a left oblique injury. Francisco recently suffered a setback and will not begin his rehab [...]

Morning Mets Links: 7.14.12

July 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

News: Gee has surgery, discharge after weekend- ESPN New York Lenny Dykstra pleads guilty to bankruptcy fraud, money laundering- Mets sign lefty Nitkowski- ESPN New York Mets could use Dickey on 3 days rest beginning in Aug.- Mets closer Frank Francisco shut down due to oblique [...]
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