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Parnell Ready to Resume Role with Mets

Posted By Amanda Borges On January 16, 2014 @ 3:22 PM In Borges - Article,Insider Main,MLB | No Comments

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NEW YORK (AP) — Bobby Parnell is ready to resume his role as the closer for the New York Mets.

Parnell didn’t pitch after July 30 and had surgery Sept. 10 to repair a herniated disk in his neck. He has been working out in Florida and says he plans on being the closer until he’s told otherwise.

Parnell was 5-5 with a career-best 2.16 ERA last year and 22 saves in 26 chances. LaTroy Hawkins, who took over the closer’s role when Parnell went on the disabled list, became a free agent and signed a $2.5 million, one-year contract with Colorado.

SOURCE: Associated Press

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