Noah Syndergaard retired his first 18 batters in the rookie’s latest overpowering performance, and the New York Mets got two-run homers from Lucas Duda and Curtis Granderson to beat the San Diego Padres.
Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar went down swinging — literally — in Wednesday’s game against the Mets.
Jhonny Peralta hit a tiebreaking home run in the sixth inning, Lance Lynn outdueled Noah Syndergaard and the St. Louis Cardinals held on for a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night.
“They’re way better,” Smoltz said in regard to the Mets’ rotation. “They’ve got more talent than we could ever have.”
Noah Syndergaard struck out a career-high 13 in eight overpowering innings, and the New York Mets got consecutive homers from slumping sluggers Lucas Duda and Michael Cuddyer.
“I think this one, in 2016, could match any rotation the Mets have ever put out there. That’s how much confidence and ability I think they possess.”
Noah Syndergaard pitched eight sharp innings and the light-hitting New York Mets got exactly the help they needed when Johnny Cueto suddenly lost the strike zone, edging the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Friday night.
If Alderson is smart, he’ll leave Syndergaard alone, along with the rest of the rotation.
There’s no concrete timetable for his return, but general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters on Monday it’s “realistic” that Wright could return by the All-Star break in mid-July.
Noah Syndergaard pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning and connected for his first major league home run as the Mets beat the Phillies 7-0 Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.
Boomer and Craig had a whole host of topics to discuss Thursday morning, beginning with the story surrounding the Mets, who got a big-time performance out of rookie pitcher Noah Syndergaard.
“If we stay with the five-man, I’m going to take you out after five innings. You guys OK with that?” Collins remembered telling the group.
Gerrit Cole struck out 10 over 8 1-3 dominant innings to outduel New York Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 4-1 win Friday night.
The Mets have now lost seven straight games at Wrigley Field dating back to June 3, 2014. The skid is the second-longest losing streak at the “Friendly Confines” in team history.
Prized Mets pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard earned his first major league win, the success tempered when he beaned Carlos Gomez with a 96 mph fastball, and New York beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 Sunday.