Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

New York Mets, Zack Wheeler Avoid Arbitration with One Year Deal
January 12th, 2017 at 5:49 AM
January is often the quietest month on the baseball calendar, with little happening outside of a few free agent signings. One major event that consumes the month is salary arbitration, namely negotiations between teams and arbitration eligible players on their contracts for the new season. The New York Mets have...

Ron Darling Expects Big Things for New York Mets’ Rotation in 2017
January 9th, 2017 at 12:46 PM
Just over a year ago, the New York Mets' starting rotation was the talk of baseball. The Mets had just advanced all the way to the World Series on the strength of their four young starters (Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz, and Noah Syndergaard) with a fifth (Zack Wheeler)...

Steven Matz Aiming for 30 Starts in 2017
December 30th, 2016 at 3:10 PM
Of all the New York Mets' injured starting pitchers in 2016, no one's season was more derailed than Steven Matz's. Matz got off to a roaring start in 2016, going 7-1 in his first eight starts and looking poised to be an All Star selection. Things went horribly wrong after...

Report: Seth Lugo Commits to Pitching for Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic
December 28th, 2016 at 9:25 AM
The World Baseball Classic is coming up this spring, and the New York Mets are expected to have several players participating in the quadrennial tournament. Shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera is planning on playing for Venezuela in the tournament, while closer Jeurys Familia is expected to pitch for the Dominican Republic. The...

Noah Syndergaard Wants a World Series for Christmas
December 14th, 2016 at 6:17 PM
The New York Mets held their holiday party at Citi Field yesterday, and ace Noah Syndergaard played a big role in the festivities. Syndergaard played the role of Santa Claus for all the kids in attendance, with teammates Jose Reyes and Brandon Nimmo pitching in as elves. After the party,...