Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

Bartolo Colon Will Start on Short Rest Saturday
July 27th, 2016 at 11:30 AM
Monday's rainout, combined with no off day tomorrow, means that the New York Mets have to change their rotation plans. Noah Syndergaard was originally scheduled to start on Saturday, but he will instead start on Sunday on normal rest. The Mets will instead pitch Bartolo Colon on Saturday on three...

Zack Wheeler Close to Facing Hitters in Next Rehab Step
July 23rd, 2016 at 10:50 AM
The New York Mets watched rehabbing right hander Zack Wheeler toss a bullpen session in Miami yesterday, and the results were encouraging. Wheeler was able to throw fastballs, curveballs, and changeups in the 30 pitch session. The next step for Wheeler is to face live hitting, James Wagner of the...

New York Mets Will Be Looking for Pitching Prior to Trade Deadline
July 21st, 2016 at 8:32 PM
The trade deadline is officially 11 days away, and the New York Mets figure to be buyers since they are in the thick of the playoff chase. The Mets have been an inconsistent team this season as their offense has struggled and injuries have depleted the team's pitching depth, but...

Zack Wheeler Will Throw for New York Mets’ Coaches in Miami
July 21st, 2016 at 2:41 PM
The New York Mets are headed to Miami for a critical series with the Marlins this weekend, but while they are in Florida they will check in with rehabbing right hander Zack Wheeler. Wheeler is trying to work his way back from Tommy John surgery, and he has had a...

Matt Harvey Undergoes Season Ending Surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
July 18th, 2016 at 7:06 PM
New York Mets' starting pitcher Matt Harvey underwent shoulder surgery to address thoracic outlet syndrome today, reports. Harvey had a rib removed that was constricting the nerves and blood vessels near his pitching shoulder. The procedure will end Harvey's season and he will undergo a six month recovery period...