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Noah Syndergaard Can Make Life Difficult for New York Mets with Strong Start Tonight
May 22nd, 2015 at 9:05 AM
Noah Syndergaard has looked impressive for the New York Mets. Since being called up two weeks ago, Syndergaard has looked impressive. In his first start against the Chicago Cubs, Syndergaard cruised through five innings before falling apart in the sixth. Syndergaard fixed that in his second outing against the Milwaukee...

Jacob DeGrom is Struggling with His Command
May 12th, 2015 at 10:22 AM
Jacob deGrom struggled with his command last night, getting lit up by the Chicago Cubs early. Fastball location was a big problem for deGrom, as his fastball stayed up in the zone for much of the night. The Cubs made him pay for it early as Kris Bryant and Anthony...

Dillon Gee Placed on Disabled List, Noah Syndergaard Tapped to Fill In
May 8th, 2015 at 7:23 PM
The buzz around top prospect Noah Syndergaard has reached a fever pitch this week. Syndergaard has been dominating Triple-A hitters this season, but with a full rotation it appeared his debut would have to wait. That has suddenly changed thanks to a groin injury for Dillon Gee. Gee told the...

Report: Noah Syndergaard Next in Line for Spot Start Duty
May 7th, 2015 at 8:53 PM
New York Mets' prospect Noah Syndergaard has been on fire. Syndergaard was named the Pacific Coast League co-player of the week last week, and is pitching to a sub 2.00 ERA in the hitter friendly PCL. The strong performance has been noticed by Mets' officials, and it could be a...

New York Mets Get Logan Verrett Back from Texas Rangers
May 4th, 2015 at 6:35 PM
The New York Mets took a calculated risk last winter when they left starting pitcher Logan Verrett off their 40 man roster. With a lot of pitching in the pipeline, the Mets took a chance on letting Verrett be eligible for the Rule V draft. Verrett was chosen there by...

Minor League Mondays: Noah Syndergaard Wins Player of Week for Las Vegas
May 4th, 2015 at 2:31 PM
This season has been a bit of a bumpy ride for New York Mets' pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard was scolded in spring training by veterans David Wright and Bobby Parnell over eating lunch in the dugout. An elbow injury delayed the start of his season, and he was recently...

Report: Matt Harvey Will Get Between 30-32 Starts This Season
April 28th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The New York Mets have implied that Matt Harvey will be on an innings limit this season. Harvey, who is in his first year back post Tommy John surgery, has pitched very well so far in winning his first four starts. The plan coming into 2015 was to limit Harvey...

Dillon Gee Cleared Air with Terry Collins in Pre-Game Meeting
April 23rd, 2015 at 9:46 AM
Dillon Gee has been the subject of trade talks since last winter. The New York Mets essentially listened to any offer they could get for him, and Gee played the part of good soldier throughout the process. While it looked as if Gee received a rotation spot for good after...

New York Mets Planning on Using Six Man Rotation at Least Once
April 18th, 2015 at 8:01 AM
When the New York Mets recalled Danny Muno from the minor leagues, many expected reliever Erik Goeddel to be sent back to the Las Vegas 51's. It came as a bit of a surprise, however, when Rafael Montero was demoted instead. Montero had been working as a middle reliever in...

Minor League Mondays: Steven Matz Starts at Top of Las Vegas Rotation
April 13th, 2015 at 8:32 PM
The New York Mets have gained a reputation around baseball for their collection of talented young pitchers. While a few of them have graduated to the big leagues, a bunch more remain in the minor leagues as they continue to develop. One guy who has developed rather quickly over the...

Matt Harvey Will Be Handled with Care in April Starts
April 3rd, 2015 at 6:39 AM
Matt Harvey looked like a guy ready to burst into action this spring. After tossing another four scoreless innings in his final spring tuneup, Harvey finished the spring season with a tidy ERA of 1.17. Harvey has also displayed impeccable control, walking only one batter in 22 spring training innings...

Report: Dillon Gee Wins Final Spot in Rotation
April 1st, 2015 at 10:15 AM
Dillon Gee's wild ride will continue in the New York Mets' rotation for at least the next few weeks. After speculation earlier in the week that Gee could lose his rotation spot to hard charging prospect Rafael Montero, ESPN New York's Adam Rubin is reporting that Gee will get the...

Report: New York Mets Open to Trading Dillon Gee
March 31st, 2015 at 12:24 AM
Dillon Gee is going to have a very interesting next couple of days. After Zack Wheeler went down, the wide assumption was that Gee would become the fifth starter again. Buzz the last few days has indicated that is not a formality, as Rafael Montero remains in the mix for...

Report: Dillon Gee May End up in Bullpen After All
March 30th, 2015 at 9:06 AM
When Zack Wheeler went down with a season ending injury, the wide assumption was that it meant Dillon Gee would return to the New York Mets' starting rotation. Gee has performed well as a starter since the injury, and with an open spot in the rotation it appeared as if...

New York Mets Will Name Bartolo Colon Opening Day Starter
March 23rd, 2015 at 10:47 AM
With just two weeks to go before the start of the regular season, New York Mets' skipper Terry Collins has finally decided on his Opening Day starter. That honor will go to 41 year old righty Bartolo Colon, organization sources told ESPN New York's Adam Rubin. Colon will face off...

Terry Collins Still Deciding on Opening Day Starter
March 18th, 2015 at 8:27 PM
The Major League Baseball season kicks off on April 6th in Washington for the New York Mets, but manager Terry Collins is still figuring out who will be on the mound that afternoon. The Mets had already ruled out Matt Harvey after he missed all of the 2014 season, and...

MRI Reveals Zack Wheeler Has Torn Ulnar Collateral Ligament
March 16th, 2015 at 10:39 AM
The New York Mets got some very bad news Monday morning. After initially downplaying the severity of an elbow injury to Zack Wheeler, the team sent him for an MRI exam. The exam came back revealing that Wheeler has a tear in his ulnar collateral ligament, a very significant injury....

Matt Harvey Perfect in Two Innings of Work
March 6th, 2015 at 5:33 PM
Friday afternoon in Port St. Lucie was the first time in nearly a year and a half that New York Mets' fans could celebrate Harvey Day. Matt Harvey missed the entire 2014 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery, making today's exhibition start against the Detroit Tigers his first meaningful action...

Noah Syndergaard Motivated by Snub at End of 2014 Season
February 26th, 2015 at 5:58 PM
Noah Syndergaard entered last season as the New York Mets' top pitching prospect. Almost every pundit expected Syndergaard to make his major league debut during the 2014 season, but after struggling with Triple-A Las Vegas the Mets passed on a promotion. The snub came as a bit of a surprise...

Dillon Gee not Thrilled About Potential Bullpen Move
February 23rd, 2015 at 11:43 AM
After failing to trade Dillon Gee this winter, the New York Mets are prepared to keep him around as a member of their bullpen in 2015. Gee appears to be the odd man out in the Mets' rotation with Matt Harvey set to return from Tommy John surgery, and GM...