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The Mets and Bobby Parnell have avoided arbitration, agreeing to a one-year deal, the team announced on Friday. Parnell will earn $3.7 million in 2014 and can earn an additional $50,000 if he appears in 60 games, Joel Sherman reported.
Parnell, 29, isn't eligible for free agency until after the 2015 season.
The Mets closer has a 3.55 ERA and 36 saves in six seasons. He's struck out 279...Read more »
CINCINNATI -- Terry Collins has read all the medical reports, the ones that say that Mets closer Bobby Parnell will be fully recovered from neck surgery by the start of spring training.
Yet, none of those reassuring words can replace Collins' lingering image of the pitcher, who has dropped 30 pounds after surgery because he has not been able to eat solid food.
"When a guy walks...Read more »
CINCINNATI -- Mets manager Terry Collins expressed concern on Tuesday night that closer Bobby Parnell might not be at full strength after undergoing surgery to correct a herniated disc in his neck.
It's why the manager was watching closely as Vic Black notched his first career save in the Mets' 4-2 win over the Reds.
"As I'm sitting here I'm hoping and praying Bobby Parnell comes...Read more »