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Rising Apple Aug 17, 2018

Mets: How does Robert Gsellman fit into the bullpen in 2019?

Robert Gsellman will have an important role in the 2019 New York Mets bullpen. Exactly what role will he have? In the aftermath of Anthony Swarzak landing on the disabled list, I hoped to see the New York Mets name Robert Gsellman the team’s closer. They haven’t. Instead, we’ve seen Jerry Blevins and Seth Lugo […] Mets: How does Robert Gsellman fit into the bullpen in 2019? - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rising Apple Aug 7, 2018

Mets 2019 Auditions: Anthony Swarzak competing for closer role

The New York Mets are giving relief pitcher Anthony Swarzak a chance to close. Will it lead to a permanent closer role in 2019? If you stopped watching the New York Mets in early July, you will be surprised to learn Anthony Swarzak has become the team’s unofficial closer. Mickey Callaway has gone to the […] Mets 2019 Auditions: Anthony Swarzak competing for closer role - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Amazin Avenue Aug 6, 2018
Mets Morning News for August 6, 2018

Mets Morning News for August 6, 2018

Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets had a lead against the Braves but then they blew it. They then got behind but Devin Mesoraco hit a game-tying home run in the ninth. In the end it didn’t matter because Nick Markakis hit a home run in the tenth, and despite getting a runner to third with one out in the bottom of the inning, the Mets left him there and lost the game. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, Bergen Record, MLB.com, Newsday, Post Before the game reliever Anthony Swarzak was placed on the DL with...
NorthJersey.com Aug 5, 2018
NY Mets' Anthony Swarzak heads to DL again

NY Mets' Anthony Swarzak heads to DL again

The relievers disappointing season continues with shoulder inflammation.        
New York Post Aug 5, 2018

Anthony Swarzak’s disastrous Mets year gets even worse

Anthony Swarzak’s hellish first season with the Mets has taken a turn even further south. The right-handed reliever has been diagnosed with an inflammation in his shoulder and Sunday was placed on the disabled list. Swarzak spent most of the first two months of the season on the DL with a strained oblique. Swarzak has...
NorthJersey.com Aug 5, 2018
NY Mets' manager Mickey Callaway explains Anthony Swarzak's injury

NY Mets' manager Mickey Callaway explains Anthony Swarzak's injury

Mets manager Mickey Callaway talks about why reliever Anthony Swarzak is headed to the disabled list again.        
SNY TV Aug 5, 2018

Mets RHP Anthony Swarzak placed on DL with shoulder inflammation

Mets RHP Anthony Swarzak has been placed on the disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, the team announced.

Mets place Anthony Swarzak on 10-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation

Reliever Anthony Swarzak was placed on the 10-day disabled list, the Mets announced Sunday, with right shoulder inflammation. The move, which is retroactive to Aug. 4, means righthander Jacob Rhame has been recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas and is available for Sunday's series finale against the...
Amazin Avenue Aug 5, 2018
Mets place Anthony Swarzak on the DL, recall Jacob Rhame

Mets place Anthony Swarzak on the DL, recall Jacob Rhame

Swarzak has not allowed a run in his last four appearances. The New York Mets have placed reliever Anthony Swarzak on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to August 4, with right shoulder inflammation and have recalled Jacob Rhame from Triple-A Las Vegas prior to today’s series finale with the Atlanta Braves. The Mets signed Swarzak to a two-year deal during the offseason in the hopes that he would serve as an integral part of an improved bullpen. Unfortunately, he landed on the disabled list after the second game of the year with a left oblique strain and missed all of April and May...
New York Post Jul 29, 2018

Mets reliever finding himself amidst audition for closer’s role

PITTSBURGH — The Mets’ season became a bust before August. But Anthony Swarzak still has time to avoid the label. Since last weekend’s trade of closer Jeurys Famila, Swarzak has finally begun to resemble the reliever signed to a two-year, $14 million deal in the offseason, pitching 3 ¹/₃ scoreless innings and picking up two...
Amazin Avenue Jul 29, 2018
Final score: Mets 1, Pirates 0—This Wheeler’s on fire

Final score: Mets 1, Pirates 0—This Wheeler’s on fire

Zack Wheeler did it all in the Mets’ Sunday afternoon victory. The Mets beat the Pirates 1-0 in Pittsburgh this afternoon, and Zack Wheeler was the sole reason why. The righty threw six scoreless innings, and he drove in the only run of the game with a double in the top of the fifth. Wheeler struck out seven, walked one, and gave up five hits in those six innings of work. After he was pinch hit for in the top of the seventh, Seth Lugo threw a pair of scoreless innings, and Anthony Swarzak finished things off with a scoreless ninth. The top five batters in the Mets’ lineup went without a...
New York Post Jul 26, 2018

Mets’ back-end reliever knows opportunity is knocking

Jeurys Familia’s trade to the Athletics last weekend left a void the Mets hope their key bullpen addition from the offseason can help fill. Mission accomplished for Anthony Swarzak on Wednesday, with two shutout innings for the save in the Mets’ 6-4 victory over the Padres at Citi Field. “Results aside, I felt like that...

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