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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Bobby Parnell
Three weeks into the season, the New York Mets are trying their third closer.
New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell will have Tommy John surgery and is out for the season.
Mets general manager Sandy Alderson focused on a number before the season began: 90, as in 90 wins.
Mets closer Bobby Parnell was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a partially torn elbow ligament and will be sidelined until at least late May.
Mets closer Bobby Parnell has a partially torn elbow ligament after just 25 pitches this season and might need surgery.
One day after Mets closer Bobby Parnell blew a ninth inning lead against the Nationals, the right-hander is now sidelined with a partially torn MCL in his elbow.
Three big pieces of the New York Mets' pitching staff are closer to appearing in spring training games.
New York Mets closer Bobby Parnell threw batting practice Saturday, facing batters for the first time since his 2013 season was cut short by a neck injury.
Closer Bobby Parnell agreed Friday to a $3.7 million, one-year contract with the New York Mets, while second baseman Daniel Murphy settled for $5.7 million and left fielder Eric Young Jr. for $1.85 million.
Bobby Parnell is ready to resume his role as the closer for the New York Mets.
The fact that Pedro Beato threw a breaking ball was not a surprise. In the two-plus innings the New York Mets relievers pitched Tuesday night, they'd fed the Washington Nationals a steady diet of those. Curveballs from Bobby Parnell, sliders from Tim Byrdak and more curveballs from Beato.
"I feel good. I've been throwing. I've not been sore after throwing. The only thing that I'm going to take my time with is lifting weights and getting my strength back up. Right now I feel like my arm is strong. I feel like my body's put together," he said.
"At this time, I don't feel like there is any question that I will be ready," he said.