Syndergaard (elbow) agreed to a one-year, $9.7 million contract with the Mets on Tuesday, avoiding arbitration, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports.
The dollar amount is the same Syndergaard was scheduled to make in 2020 before salaries were slashed due to the shortened schedule. It's no surprise to see him not get a raise, as he missed the entirety of the campaign after undergoing Tommy John surgery in March. The righty is reportedly progressing well in his recovery, though a typical return timeline would keep him on the shelf until at least late in the first half of the upcoming season.
Manager Luis Rojas said Wednesday that Syndergaard (elbow) is "on schedule or maybe a little bit ahead of schedule" in his recovery process, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
Syndergaard began mound work in November after undergoing Tommy John surgery in late March. He's received positive reports regarding his recovery process so far, although Rojas said that it'd be a bit of a long shot for him to be ready by Opening Day. However, he said the right-hander could potentially return to action sometime late in the first half of the 2021 season.
Syndergaard (elbow) recently threw off a mound, Tim Healey of Newsday reports.
Syndergaard underwent Tommy John surgery in late March, and he appears to be progressing smoothly in his recovery. He posted a video of himself on Twitter on Thursday throwing off a mound, although it's unclear when the video was taken or when he started mound work. An official timetable for the right-hander's return isn't yet known.
Syndergaard (elbow) was placed on the 45-day injured list Sunday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.
Thor underwent Tommy John surgery in late March, but until now he remained on the 40-man roster given the shutdown and transaction freeze. Syndergaard will clearly miss the 2020 season, and he'll likely be unavailable for the start of next season as well. Offseason signees Rick Porcello and Michael Wacha are set to round out the starting rotation for the Mets.
Syndergaard underwent successful Tommy John surgery Thursday to repair a torn UCL in his right elbow, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
News of the impending procedure was reported earlier this week, and the right-hander will miss all of the 2020 season and at least part of the 2021 season while facing a 12-to-14 month recovery. Syndergaard apparently had the issue crop up prior to the suspension of spring training, though it didn't show in his numbers with an 11:0 K:BB over eight innings. Rick Porcello and Michael Wacha are in line to round out the starting rotation once play resumes for the Mets.
Syndergaard was diagnosed with a torn UCL in his right elbow and will undergo Tommy John surgery Thursday, Jeff Passan of ESPN.com reports.
Syndergaard reportedly experienced some soreness in spring training, though it didn't show up in his numbers, as he pitched quite well in Grapefruit League action, posting an 11:0 K:BB in eight innings of work. He'll now miss the entirety of the 2020 season and a fair portion of the 2021 campaign as well. The injury presumably means that both Rick Porcello and Michael Wacha will win rotation spots for the Mets once the season eventually opens.
Syndergaard gave up one run on two hits while striking out four over three innings in Sunday's Grapefruit League game against the Astros.
The right-hander continues to put together a very impressive spring. Syndergaard now has a 3.38 ERA, 0.63 WHIP and 11:0 K:BB through eight innings, and he appears healthy and ready to rebound from the career-worst 4.28 ERA he posted in 2019.
Syndergaard needed only 18 pitches (14 strikes) to breeze through two innings against the Astros on Wednesday, and his fastball was topping out at 99 mph, Kevin Kernan of The New York Post reports.
The right-hander has made an effort in the early part of spring to improve his flexibility and smooth out his mechanics, and so far the program appears to be working. "I'm trying to lead with my hips to get some leverage and momentum down the mound," Syndergaard said of the drills he's been doing with new pitching coaches Jeremy Hefner and Jeremy Accardo. "There are different ways to attack it.'' Thor was also pleased with the velocity and action on his slider during Wednesday's outing. Syndergaard's numbers took a step backward last season, although he did throw a career-high 197.2 innings, and if he can combine his 2019 workload with his 2016 ratios (2.60 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 10.7 K/9, 5.1 K/BB) he could put himself in the running for a Cy Young.
Syndergaard agreed to a one-year, $9.7 million contract with the Mets on Friday, avoiding arbitration, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.
This is Syndergaard's third of four years as an arbitration-eligible player. He gets a nice bump up from the $6 million he settled for last offseason.
Syndergaard allowed three runs on five hits and two walks over seven innings Sunday, striking out nine in the win over Atlanta. He did not factor in the decision.
Syndergaard allowed a run in the first inning before coughing up a two-run shot to Rafael Ortega in the fourth. With the solid season finale, the 27-year-old crossed the 200-strikeout mark for the first time since 2016. However, his 4.28 ERA was the highest of his career.
Syndergaard gave up four runs on 10 hits and zero walks while striking out seven in five innings Tuesday against the Marlins. He did not factor in the decision.
He has not closed the season in encouraging fashion. This was his fourth straight start surrendering exactly four runs while failing to log six innings. If the Mets keep everyone on turn, Syndergaard will start Sunday against the Braves on the final day of the season.
Syndergaard allowed four runs on 10 hits with two walks and six strikeouts across 5.2 innings during a no-decision against the Rockies on Wednesday.
The good news is Syndergaard somewhat limited the damage considering he allowed 12 baserunners, but this was also the third straight start where he yielded four runs. After working hard to overcome a terrible outing on Aug. 28, Syndergaard's ERA is back well over 4.00, and he's barely averaging a strikeout per inning. Overall, he is 10-8 with a 4.22 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 186 strikeouts in 185.2 innings this season. Syndergaard will make his next start Tuesday at home against the Marlins.
Syndergaard (10-8) took the loss Friday night against the Dodgers after giving up four runs on five hits and two walks while striking out four over five innings.
Syndergaard cruised through three scoreless innings to begin his night, but he surrendered four runs in the fourth inning and would exit with a 4-1 deficit. The 27-year-old right-hander is 2-2 over his last five starts, and he sits with a 4.15 ERA and 1.19 WHIP with 180 strikeouts over 180 innings this year.
Syndergaard gave up four runs on six hits and one walk while striking out five through five innings in a no-decision against the Phillies on Sunday.
Syndergaard delivered three scoreless innings before allowing runs in each of his final three frames. Syndergaard was pulled after only 78 pitches, giving him only the second start in his last 10 where he didn't pitch at least six innings. The right-hander has a 4.06 ERA with 176 strikeouts through 28 starts this season. Syndergaard is scheduled to make his next start Friday against the Dodgers at Citi Field.
Syndergaard (10-7) picked up the win in Monday's 7-3 victory over the Nationals, giving up three hits over seven scoreless innings while striking out 10.
Tyler Bashlor spoiled the potential combined shutout in the ninth inning, but that took nothing away from Thor's dominant afternoon. It's the third time this year the right-hander has whiffed double-digit batters, and Syndergaard will take a 3.97 ERA and 171:43 K:BB through 170 innings into his next start Sunday, at home against the Phillies.
Syndergaard (9-7) allowed 10 runs (nine earned) on nine hits and a walk while striking out five in three innings to take the loss Wednesday against the Cubs.
Things got off track early for Syndergaard, as he allowed seven baserunners in the first inning, capped by a two-run homer off the bat of Ian Happ. He also surrendered two-run homers in both the second and third frames, adding to his horrendous effort. Syndergaard had been in the midst of a dominant stretch, posting a 1.82 ERA across eight starts since the All-Star break entering Wednesday's contest. He'll look to get back on track in his next start but will have another tough matchup, as he's currently projected to face the Nationals on the road Monday.
Syndergaard (2-0) allowed two hits and no walks while striking out five across six shutout innings to earn the win Thursday against the Indians.
Syndergaard would have likely worked even deeper into the game, but a lengthy rain delay ended his night after just 73 pitches. He retired the first 16 hitters he faced, with his no-hitter broken up by two singles in the sixth frame. Syndergaard has been on quite a run since the All-Star break, working at least seven innings in six of eight starts and allowing just 11 earned runs across 54.1 innings. He'll look to keep things working in his next outing, currently scheduled at home Wednesday against the Cubs.
Syndergaard (8-6) took the loss Friday as the Mets were downed 4-1 by the Royals, allowing two runs on five hits and two walks over six innings while striking out six.
The right-hander didn't get enough run support to avoid the loss, but Syndergaard still delivered his seventh straight quality start since the All-Star break. He now sports an ace-like 2.05 ERA, 1.06 WHIP and 50:12 K:BB through 48.1 innings over that stretch, and Syndergaard will look to keep rolling in his next outing Thursday, at home against Cleveland.
Syndergaard didn't factor into the decision in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Nationals, allowing two runs on seven hits and two walks over seven innings while striking out five.
The right-hander looked like he might be in trouble after Juan Soto took him deep for a two-run shot in the first inning, but Syndergaard settled down after that and kept the Nats off the board for the rest of his night. He's now delivered six straight quality starts, working at least seven innings in each, and Thor will take a 3.89 ERA and 145:40 K:BB through 148 innings into his next outing Friday in Kansas City.
Syndergaard (8-5) gave up one run on three hits and one walk while striking out three through seven innings to take the win over the Pirates on Sunday.
Syndergaard cruised through six scoreless innings before allowing his only run in his final frame. Syndergaard has pitched at least seven innings in five consecutive starts and has a 1.78 ERA since the All-Star break. The 26-year-old has a 3.96 ERA with 140 strikeouts through 22 starts this season. Syndergaard will make his next start Saturday against the Nationals at Citi Field.
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