Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Steven Matz Scratched for Thursday After Lingering Shoulder Discomfort
August 31st, 2016 at 12:05 AM
The New York Mets had hoped to get starter Steven Matz back in their rotation on Thursday, giving a shot in the arm to an injury ravaged group for the stretch run. That won't happen now after Matz was scratched from his start after dealing with lingering shoulder discomfort,

Jacob DeGrom Will Re-Enter New York Mets’ Rotation Friday
August 29th, 2016 at 4:38 PM
Tonight was supposed to be Jacob deGrom's turn in the New York Mets' starting rotation, but the team chose to skip his start after a pair of bad outings. deGrom had been shelled for 13 runs in 9.2 innings over his past two starts, leading to speculation that he was...

Minor League Mondays: Justin Dunn Starts Out His Pro Career in Brooklyn
August 29th, 2016 at 11:32 AM
After years of investing heavily in hitters via the draft, the New York Mets turned their focus back towards the mound for this year's class. The Mets selected several college pitchers in this year's draft, including their first round pick, Boston College right hander Justin Dunn. Dunn fits the profile...

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...