Mets' Bobby Parnell to disabled list

Updated: August 7, 2013, 9:08 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

Bobby Parnell, who has emerged as a steady closer for the New York Mets, landed on the disabled list before Tuesday's series opener against the Colorado Rockies with a herniated disk in his neck.

Parnell has suggested that sleeping awkwardly on the last road trip triggered the issue, not a baseball-related activity.

"It's pushing on a nerve. So we've got to get the inflammation out of there and take it one day at a time, see how it goes," Parnell said.

"It's just a ...

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