New York wrapped up its sixth straight losing season Sunday since moving into Citi Field, and one more would match the longest streak of futility in franchise history. But with a promising pitching staff, the Mets are talking big about 2015.
The general manager dishes on Wilmer Flores’ potential, why Noah Syndergaard wasn’t called up, what to do with Dilson Herrera when Daniel Murphy returns and much, much more.
New York’s top prospect (and 11th overall, according to MLB.com), will not be called up this month, manager Terry Collins told reporters on Sunday.
The Yanks still have hope, and thus they’re rushing a pitcher back from the DL. The Mets, as usual, think about next year with a prize prospect. It’s like night and day.
Maybe it was a good thing Sandy Alderson didn’t pull the trigger on anything last Thursday. He might have been enticed to give up a young pitcher or two.
Use of the six-man rotation across Major League Baseball is a matter of when, not if. Decades ago, the Mets changed baseball. Next year, they’ll be in a position to do it again.
According to Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan, the Mets are willing to send Noah Syndergaard — the 13th best prospect in all of baseball, according to MLB.com — in a deal for Tulowitzki.
The Mets were well-represented, and the Yankees have a couple of players that you’ll want to keep an eye on.
If there was a team in New York that could afford to take a risk, and probably should at least send out a feeler to the Rockies, it is the Mets.
Despite suffering physical setbacks and not living up to expectations on the mound this season, New York’s top pitching prospect intends to make an impression on the big stage sooner rather than later.
One reason to watch this summer was the expected major-league debut of top pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard. Don’t hold your breath. The 21-year-old fireballer might not throw a pitch in Queens this season.
Noah Syndergaard has already survived an elbow scare this season. Well, the Mets’ top pitching prospect is banged-up again — but this time it’s his shoulder.
Between prized prospects getting hurt and hitting coaches getting fired, there’s been a lot of elbowing around the Amazin’s these days.
That sound you just heard was a collective exhale from Queens and beyond.
Noah Syndergaard, the Mets’ top prospect, has been placed on the disabled list with a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow.