Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

Zack Wheeler Might Be Hitting a Wall After Two Poor Starts
June 20th, 2017 at 3:41 PM
Prior to June 13th, the New York Mets' most consistent starting pitcher was right hander Zack Wheeler. Wheeler entered that night's start with the Chicago Cubs with a 3-3 record and a 3.48 ERA, a solid achievement for a pitcher who missed two seasons due to a slow rehab from...

Jacob DeGrom Named National League’s Player of the Week
June 19th, 2017 at 3:26 PM
New York Mets' starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has been named the National League's Player of the Week. deGrom had a stupendous two start week last week, picking up two wins as he held the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals to a combined two earned runs in 17 innings pitched, good...

Noah Syndergaard Won’t Throw for Another Four Weeks
June 15th, 2017 at 8:24 PM
During his press conference this afternoon, New York Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson provided various injury updates about his players. The first player Alderson mentioned was starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard, who recently completed a six week rest period after suffering a partial lat tear April 30th. Syndergaard was seen by...

Neil Walker, Matt Harvey Will Miss “Several Weeks” with Injuries
June 15th, 2017 at 6:21 PM
The injury bug has bitten the New York Mets again, who lose two more key contributors for extended periods of time. Mets' General Manager Sandy Alderson updated the media on the status of various injured players this afternoon, with the biggest news surrounding second baseman Neil Walker and starting pitcher...

Matt Harvey Will Get Arm Exam Today After Experiencing “Tired Arm”
June 15th, 2017 at 8:09 AM
New York Mets' starting pitcher Matt Harvey was off from the get go last night, giving up back to back homers to start the game. Harvey's velocity was noticeably down, and things took a weird turn when the Mets pinch hit for him in the fourth inning. At that point,...