Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

Former Pitcher Tom House Claims Noah Syndergaard is at Increased Injury Risk This Season
February 18th, 2017 at 3:12 PM
The most dependable player in the New York Mets' rotation last season was starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard was the only one of the Mets' young guns to stay healthy for the entire season, going 14-9 with a 2.60 ERA while emerging as the staff's ace. After tossing 183.2 innings...

Zack Wheeler’s Elbow Tenderness Opens Door for Robert Gsellman, Seth Lugo to Claim Rotation Spot
February 16th, 2017 at 10:10 AM
A new year for the New York Mets began with the same old story for young right hander Zack Wheeler. Wheeler's first throwing session of the season was marred by reports of tenderness in his right elbow. That elbow has been on the shelf for the past two seasons as...

Terry Collins Says Fifth Starter’s Role Will Be Open Competition in Spring Training
February 13th, 2017 at 6:03 PM
On the second full day of spring training, New York Mets' manager Terry Collins met with the media to address some issues facing the team. The Mets appear to be stacked entering the season with a strong rotation, a deep stable of every day players, and a solid bullpen. There...

New York Mets’ Choice to Trade Gabriel Ynoa was a Curious One
February 11th, 2017 at 12:29 PM
The New York Mets had to make two 40 man roster moves to make room for the returns of Jerry Blevins and Fernando Salas to their bullpen. The first move was rather easy as the Mets designated Ty Kelly for assignment to make room for Blevins. The Mets then made...

Terry Collins Plans on Naming Noah Syndergaard as Opening Day Starter
January 31st, 2017 at 2:45 PM
Spring training is just under two weeks away, but New York Mets' manager Terry Collins already has his mind on the start of the regular season. The Mets won't begin their 162 game marathon until April 3rd, when they host the Altanta Braves at Citi Field, but Collins already has...