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NL West Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
76-33 9-1 W9
62-51 5-5 W1
54-56 5-5 L1
50-59 5-5 W3
49-63 3-7 W1

2022 Pitching

STATS IP
Innings Pitched
W
Wins
L
Losses
ERA
Earned Run Average
SO
Strikeouts
BB
Base on Balls (Walk)
Regular Season 1.1 0 1 60.75 2 3

Top Thomas Szapucki News

  • Giants' Thomas Szapucki: Dealt to San Francisco

    Szapucki was traded from the Mets to the Giants on Tuesday along with J.D. Davis, Nick Zwack and Carson Seymour in exchange for Darin Ruf, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.

    A lefty who underwent Tommy John surgery in 2019, Szapucki's 65.1 total innings this season are his highest mark in a pro season to date, so it's safe to say he does not have the durability to be a starter. At 26 years old and with a 3.38 ERA and 87 strikeouts at Triple-A, he could be ready to help the Giants' bullpen in short order.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Sent back down

    Szapucki was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Friday, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.

    Szapucki made his first major-league start Wednesday against the Giants and gave up nine runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out two in 1.1 innings. It's not very surprising to see him sent down following his rough outing, but he'll likely be in the mix to serve as a spot starter later in the year since he has a 2.86 ERA and 1.32 WHIP in 22 innings for Syracuse.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Disastrous first start

    Szapucki (0-1) allowed nine earned runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out two across 1.1 innings to take the loss Wednesday against the Giants.

    Szapucki was called up to make his first big-league start to fill an opening in the rotation after the Mets had a doubleheader over the weekend. However, he was crushed for four home runs prior to being yanked after recording just four outs. Szapucki will likely find himself back at Triple-A Syracuse in the coming days, where he has maintained a 2.86 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 30:9 K:BB across 22 innings.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Promotion official

    The Mets recalled Szapucki from Triple-A Syracuse ahead of his scheduled start Wednesday against the Giants in San Francisco, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.

    New York optioned reliever Stephen Nogosek to the minors to make room on the 26-man active roster for Szapucki, who will likely just be making a spot start for the Mets before heading back to Syracuse. Over his seven starts at Syracuse this season, Szapucki has maxed out at five innings and has turned in a 2.86 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 23.1 K-BB%.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Confirmed as Wednesday's starter

    Manager Buck Showalter said Szapucki will be called up from Triple-A Syracuse to start Wednesday's game in San Francisco, Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News reports.

    Szapucki will likely just be making a spot start before returning to the minors, as the Mets had to temporarily transition to a six-man rotation as a result of their doubleheader with the Rockies last weekend. Ideally, Szapucki will be able to give the Mets a decent amount of length in his first MLB start and second career appearance in the majors, as New York needed five relievers to cover the final 4.1 innings of Tuesday's 13-12 loss. Through seven outings with Syracuse in 2022, Szapucki has compiled a 2.86 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 30:9 K:BB across 22 innings.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Could start Wednesday in San Fran

    The Mets are "leaning heavily" toward recalling Szapucki from Triple-A Syracuse to start Wednesday's game against the Giants, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.

    Due to a doubleheader this past weekend in Colorado, the Mets will need to break a sixth starter into the rotation Wednesday, and Szapucki looks like the leading option to make a spot start. Arm injuries have slowed Szapucki's progression through the Mets' farm system since he was drafted in 2015, but he's been healthy and effective at Triple-A this season, submitting a 2.86 ERA and 1.32 WHIP while striking out 30 in 22 innings. If Szapucki does in fact get the call to start Wednesday, he'll most likely be sent back to Syracuse following the outing, but he could make a case to stick around as a back-end member of the rotation over Trevor Williams or David Peterson if he fares better than anticipated in what would be only his second MLB appearance.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Healthy at Triple-A

    Szapucki (elbow) gave up two runs on four hits and no walks while striking out four over three innings in his season debut last Tuesday for Triple-A Syracuse.

    Szapucki was shut down in July of last season after undergoing ulnar transposition surgery in his left elbow, but he received a clean bill of health heading into spring training. The 25-year-old lefty retains a spot on the Mets' 40-man roster, but he likely doesn't rank high on the list for a potential promotion into the big-league rotation.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Placed on 60-day injured list

    Szapucki (elbow) was placed on the 60-day injured list Friday, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.

    Szapucki had been on the injured list at the Triple-A level since mid-July after undergoing season-ending elbow surgery. He had to be recalled before he could be placed on the 60-day injured list, so he'll now be earning major-league pay and service time while he recovers.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Elbow surgery ends season

    Szapucki underwent ulnar transposition surgery in his left elbow that will end his season, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.

    The procedure was necessary to repair a nerve issue in the lefty's pitching elbow. Szapucki appeared in one game for the Mets this season and struggled, allowing six runs on seven hits and three walks in just 3.2 innings. It's unclear whether he'll be healthy for the start of spring training in 2022.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Optioned to Triple-A

    Szapucki was optioned to Triple-A Syracuse on Friday.

    The young left-hander will return to the minors after getting tagged for six runs over 3.2 frames in his big-league debut Wednesday. Szapucki will hope for another chance in the majors this season but will head back to Syracuse for now.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Lit up in MLB debut

    Szapucki made his MLB debut out of the bullpen in Wednesday's 20-2 loss to Atlanta, giving up six runs on seven hits and three walks while striking out four over 3.2 innings.

    New York was already trailing by eight runs when Szapucki was summoned from the bullpen in the bottom of the fourth inning, but the 25-year-old did little to clot the bleeding. Szapucki threw only 42 of his 82 pitches for strikes, and he was hit hard when he found the zone, giving up two home runs and two doubles. The Mets could have an opening in the rotation Monday against Milwaukee after Wednesday's starter, David Peterson, exited early with side soreness, but Szapucki may have disqualified himself from spot-start consideration after his ugly showing in Atlanta.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Recalled by Mets

    The Mets recalled Szapucki from Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports.

    One of the organization's higher-ranked pitching prospects, Szapucki has a 4.41 ERA through 34.2 innings at Triple-A this season after allowing at least three runs in three consecutive outings. The lefty is built up as a starter, so he'll likely temporarily fill the fifth spot in the Mets' rotation, which had been occupied by Jerad Eickhoff, who was demoted in a corresponding move. He likely won't be around for long -- just until Marcus Stroman (bereavement) is ready to return.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Whiffs seven in Triple-A start

    Szapucki struck out a season-high seven batters and allowed three runs (one earned) on two hits and one walk over five innings in his most recent start Friday for Triple-A Syracuse.

    Szapucki was making his second start for Syracuse since being returned from the minors after he had served as the Mets' 27th man for the team's May 27 doubleheader with the Rockies. The Mets ultimately didn't need him to provide length out of the bullpen, but the 24-year-old lefty may not have to wait much longer before making his big-league debut. Due to doubleheaders June 19 (in Washington) and June 21 (versus Atlanta), the Mets will soon need to add sixth and seventh starters to the mix on a temporary basis, and Szapucki would appear to be a strong candidate to fill one of the openings.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Recalled for doubleheader

    Szapucki was recalled by the Mets to serve as the 27th man in Game 2 of Thursday's doubleheader against the Rockies, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.

    Szapucki began the 2021 campaign with Triple-A Syracuse and has recorded a 2.77 ERA and 1.38 WHIP in 13 innings across three appearances (two starts). He'll be available to make his major-league debut out of the bullpen during Thursday's nightcap but will likely head back to the minors following the twin bill.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Joins 60-man player pool

    Szapucki was added to the Mets' player pool Monday, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.

    Szapucki has yet to reach Triple-A and has thrown just four Double-A innings, so he's unlikely to be one of the first names the Mets call on this season. He did cruise to a 2.63 ERA and a 27.3 percent strikeout rate across three levels of the minors last season, showcasing his talent, so there's a chance he skips a level and makes his big-league debut at some point this year.

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  • Mets' Thomas Szapucki: Option for taxi squad

    Szapucki is a strong candidate for a spot on the taxi squad for the Mets, Tim Britton of The Athletic reports.

    Injuries have limited the southpaw to only 145 minor-league innings since being drafted in the fifth round in 2015, but Szapucki has still flashed upside when he's been on the mound, posting a 2.63 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 72:26 K:BB in 61.2 innings across three levels in 2019. If the 23-year-old does wind up in the mix for the Mets this season, he could make his big-league debut in relief.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 190 lbs
Birthplace: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Age: 26
Bats/Throws: R, L