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  1. Santa Mejia OK with Parnell as closer

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The prospect of Bobby Parnell as Mets closer did not dampen Jenrry Mejia's spirits. Mejia, who recorded 28 saves in 2014, said he would be fine if he is setting up Parnell next season. Adam RubinElf Jeurys Familia, Mr. Met a...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. Parnell not expected to be ready for opener

    Adam Rubin

    PHOENIX -- Bobby Parnell is not expected to be ready for the start of the 2015 season, which spares Terry Collins a decision on whether to restore him to closer from Opening Day. Bobby Parnell #39 RP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM1 W0 L0...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  3. Salary projection: Jenrry Mejia

    Adam Rubin

    Brad Penner/USA TODAY SportsFill-in closer Jenrry Mejia is projected to earn $2.5 million in 2015. Pace Law School in White Plains won the sixth-annual Tulane National Baseball Arbitration Competition in 2013 in New Orleans. This week, Dan M...

    Blog | October 30, 2014
  4. Mejia surgery set for next week

    Adam Rubin

    Jenrry Mejia #58 RP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM60 W5 L6 BB40 K94 ERA3.77 WASHINGTON -- Jenrry Mejia will undergo surgery to repair a sports hernia on Oct. 2 in Philadelphia, the closer told Mejia has pitched with the ...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  5. Collins asks Mejia to tone down celebration

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Jenrry Mejia's postgame "fisherman" celebration was a one-time-only event. On Saturday, manager Terry Collins watched the video of Mejia's Friday save celebration. Collins then met with Mejia to ask the closer to "tone it down a little...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  6. Jenrry Mejia celebration over the top?

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Jenrry Mejia allowed the tying run to reach scoring position, but the closer eventually nailed down a 4-3 win against the Washington Nationals on Friday with a game-ending strikeout of Ian Desmond. Mejia then debuted his latest postgam...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  7. Mejia remains closer, but not Wednesday

    Adam Rubin

    Jenrry Mejia #58 RP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM55 W5 L6 BB38 K90 ERA4.01 NEW YORK -- Terry Collins said he intends to stick with Jenrry Mejia as his closer despite having to pull him from the ninth inning Tuesday. Still, Collins told ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  8. Jenrry Mejia of New York Mets says he has pitched with hernia for...

    Adam Rubin

    New York Mets closer Jenrry Mejia has a bigger issue than a cranky calf and balky back.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2014
  9. With Mejia off, Familia gets last call

    Adam Rubin

    PHILADELPHIA -- Jenrry Mejia had worked Thursday in D.C. and Friday in Philly, both times while dealing with a tight calf muscle. So Terry Collins gave the closer the night off and turned to Jeurys Familia to protect a 2-1 lead in the 11th. ...

    Blog | August 10, 2014
  10. Mejia calf improved, available Friday

    Adam Rubin

    Jenrry Mejia #58 RP New York Mets 2014 STATS GM41 W5 L4 BB34 K76 ERA3.61 PHILADELPHIA -- Jenrry Mejia tossed on flat ground on Friday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park, and Terry Collins said the closer is available for the series opener a...

    Blog | August 08, 2014
  11. Mejia's calf barks in return to game

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- Jenrry Mejia has a new medical issue facing him, although the closer downplayed the severity. Although Mejia wanted to pitch an additional inning, Terry Collins would not let Mejia return to the mound for the 13th on Thursday because...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  12. Mejia downplays back issue after loss

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Mets closer Jenrry Mejia acknowledged he was dealing with tightness in his left side/lower back while he surrendered the game-deciding run in the ninth inning Monday in a 4-3 loss to the Giants. Mejia revealed he had a similar problem ...

    Blog | August 04, 2014
  13. deGrom wins award; won't be skipped soon

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Jacob deGrom has been named NL Co-Player of the Week, sharing the honor with Miami Marlins closer Steve Cishek. And given the rookie's recent success, Sandy Alderson said the Mets have no plans to slow him down right now, even with an app...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  14. Street outta here before Mets series?

    Adam Rubin

    Huston Street #16 RP San Diego Padres 2014 STATS GM33 W1 L0 BB7 K34 ERA1.09 SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Padres closer Huston Street may not be pitching against the Mets this weekend. The Los Angeles Angels are close to acquiring Street, ac...

    Blog | July 18, 2014
  15. Eveland nets first save since '05, lifts Mets

    Adam Rubin

    ST. LOUIS -- Dana Eveland presumed Jenrry Mejia would handle the entire ninth inning once the closer entered with a two-run lead. When Matt Carpenter opened with a leadoff double, however, the southpaw was informed that he would be facing Matt Adams ...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  16. Lagares getting back into swing

    Adam Rubin

    Juan Lagares #12 CF New York Mets 2014 STATS GM42 HR2 RBI18 R19 OBP.337 AVG.295 ST. LOUIS -- Juan Lagares is getting closer to a return from a strained intercostal muscle on his right side. Lagares, who last appeared with the Mets on ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014