The Mets activated Bobby Parnell, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Erik Goeddel from the disabled list Tuesday, reports Newsday. Moreover, the team called up Eric Young Jr and Kevin Plawecki.
Mets pitcher Bobby Parnell is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday, reports ESPNNewYork.com. Parnell is on the DL with arm fatigue. He was able to throw live batting practice Sunday.
Mets reliever Bobby Parnell will be placed on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. The right-hander is suffering from arm fatigue, which could have contributed to his recent struggles. Parnell, who is missed the first two months of the season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, is 0-3 with a whopping 14.14 ERA over his past 10 appearances. Logan Verrett is being recalled from Triple-A to take Parnell's place on the roster.
Former Mets closer Jenrry Mejia will make his final Triple-A appearance Sunday and then join the big-league team to be activated Tuesday, per ESPN, marking the end of his 80-game suspension for performance-enhancing drugs. Mejia, who will not return to his closer role, may wind up serving as the Mets' primary set-up man, sharing duties with Bobby Parnell. Mejia will address his teammates upon his return. The reliever is ineligible for the postseason after testing positive for the steroid Stanozolol. He had 28 saves in 63 appearances last year.
Mets reliever Bobby Parnell picked up his first save of the season in Tuesday night's 3-2 win over the Blue Jays. Parnell entered the game in the eighth inning and went 1 2/3 innings, relieving Carlos Torres after he loaded the bases and was subsequently docked for two earned runs. Torres and Parnell threw Tuesday night because Jeryus Familia was not available after going on back-to-back nights.