Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

New York Mets Will Use Rafael Montero as Spot Starter Monday
August 28th, 2016 at 12:34 AM
When the New York Mets decided to skip Jacob deGrom's turn in the rotation, that meant they would need a spot starter. That starter won't have an envious task as he will oppose the Miami Marlins and their ace, Jose Fernandez, in a game that is huge for both teams....

Horse Named After Noah Syndergaard Wins Big Race at Saratoga
August 27th, 2016 at 8:26 AM
New York Mets' pitcher Noah Syndergaard has made a name for himself on the field thanks to a fastball that touches 100 miles per hour. It turns out that the Syndergaard name is synonymous with speed off the field as well. At the Funny Cide Stakes, a $200,000 dollar race...

New York Mets Will Skip Jacob DeGrom’s Next Start
August 26th, 2016 at 10:47 PM
The New York Mets have decided to skip Jacob deGrom's next scheduled start, which was slated for Monday against the Miami Marlins, reports. The news came from Mets' manager Terry Collins, who informed reporters of the decision prior to tonight's game with the Philadelphia Phillies. After a strong run...

Robert Gsellman Will Get His Chance in Rotation After Saving Day for Mets
August 24th, 2016 at 3:17 PM
When Robert Gsellman got his shot at the big league level, the New York Mets were planning on using him as a long reliever. The Mets weren't expecting to have to call on Gsellman in the first inning of a big game against the St. Louis Cardinals with runners on...

Jonathon Niese Placed on Disabled List with Knee Injury
August 24th, 2016 at 12:13 PM
After departing his start last night after just four batters, New York Mets' pitcher Jonathon Niese is headed to the disabled list. Niese has a knee injury of unknown severity at this point, but he did tell reporters after the game that he felt a "pop" in the first inning...