Mets bump Mejia to bullpen, will bring up Montero
Parnell went down with a season-ending elbow injury after blowing a save on opening day. Collins has tried veterans Jose Valverde and Kyle Farnsworth in the role, but neither has been very effective. Even longtime starter Daisuke Matsuzaka has
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diminish markedly in the second half if the Mets again fall out of contention. Firing Hudgens and releasing reliever Jose Valverde were predictable moves for a struggling team. Dismissing Collins would be a much greater affront. HEY PADRES! LEAVE
Mets beat Angels in 13th on Recker's HR
but it wasn't easy. New closer Jose Valverde came on in the ninth to protect ..... run single off Kevin Jepsen. But Valverde , who spent the previous four years ..... Niese, in the sixth. NOTES: Valverde , who converted all 49 save chances
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pitches this season and might need surgery. The injury means 36-year-old Jose Valverde is likely to take over as closer for now in an already thin bullpen. Valverde , a three-time All-Star, has struggled with control in recent years
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replacement. As feared, Mets closer Bobby Parnell will have Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season. Jose Valverde is the man in Queens, at least for now. So, Matt Kemp hit two homers last night. I guess he's feeling OK. Red
Gee pitches 6 no-hit innings for Mets
opener Tuesday against the New York Yankees, gave up five hits and three runs in 5 2-3 innings, striking out six. Jose Valverde , named the Mets' setup reliever earlier Wednesday, gave up two runs in the eighth, one of them unearned.
Gee, Mets send D-Backs to 6th straight loss, 5-2
Two errors led to the final two Mets runs in the ninth. McCarthy (0-3) gave up three runs, nine hits and three walks - two intentional - in 5 2-3 innings. Aaron Hill and Paul Goldschmidt homered off Jose Valverde in the ninth.
to have as our DNA - never give up, never give in," Williams said. The Mets' new closer is likely to be veteran Jose Valverde after the team received the stunning news that Parnell has a partially torn elbow ligament after just 25 pitches this
Bartolo Colon dominant, Mets shut out Braves, 4-0
Ruben Tejada drove in two runs with two hits and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night. Jose Valverde loaded the basses in the ninth before Jason Heyward flied to the warning track in center field to end it. The 40
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could be an option in the bullpen if he doesn’t win the fifth spot in the rotation, and both Kyle Farnsworth and Jose Valverde , who are in camp on minor-league deals, are low-risk options that could pay huge dividends if either can find