Steven Matz tossed five quality innings for the Binghamton Mets Sunday afternoon, and now has a 0.36 ERA over his last four starts.
Between Single-A St. Lucie and Double-A Binghamton this season, Matz possesses a 10-8 record, with a 2.19 ERA and 1.19 WHIP over a span of 135.2 innings.
Matz, 23, was a second round draft pick for the Mets out of Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, NY in 2009.
However, Matz underwent Tommy John Surgery in 2010, dealt with some complications, and didn’t pitch professionally until the 2012 season.
Since then, Matz has done nothing but impress, as he has breezed through the Mets system and is dominating yet again this year in Binghamton
If this torrid pace he is on continues, one has to wonder, will he get the call sooner rather than later? I think he will.
With Matz being the top southpaw in the Mets system and now dominating at one of the higher levels, one has to imagine he will be in Queens come next year, especially if Jon Niese, our only current left-hander in the rotation, is moved this season or early next year.
Matz is a guy to keep your eye on, for he is the top lefty in our system and is ranked only third behind Noah Syndergaard and Montero on the Mets Top 20 Prospect list.
(Photo: Bryan Green)