Tag: Steven Matz

Mets Still Have the Pitching to Win in 2017

An article by posted on October 25, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Still Have the Pitching to Win in 2017

Last year, Ben Zobrist was one of the driving forces for a Royals team that beat the Mets in the World Series. This year, he was more of the same for a Cubs team that is on the verge of winning their first World Series since 1908. As luck would have it, Zobrist was one […]

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If Kyle Schwarber Becomes Available, Mets Should Make Full Pursuit

An article by posted on October 15, 2016 0 Comments
If Kyle Schwarber Becomes Available, Mets Should Make Full Pursuit

It’s October, and the Mets aren’t in the playoffs. So since there’s no better news to talk about, it’s time to read about completely hypothetical trade ideas that will probably never happen. There are no reports that the Cubs are actively looking to trade injured young star Kyle Schwarber, and they opted not to do […]

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Mets Expect to Ease Starting Rotation into 2017 Season

An article by posted on October 14, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Expect to Ease Starting Rotation into 2017 Season

In a conversation with Adam Rubin of ESPN, Terry Collins spoke of the Mets’ starting rotation and his plans for them going into spring training and beyond. It is no secret that 2016 was a year full of injuries for the team’s rotation. Collins is looking to learn from what occurred this year and figure […]

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Matz Had Surgery To Remove “Massive” Bone Spur

An article by posted on October 4, 2016 0 Comments
Matz Had Surgery To Remove “Massive” Bone Spur

The New York Mets announced that left-hander Steven Matz underwent surgery on Tuesday to remove what was labeled a “massive” bone spur from his pitching elbow. Matz also had a platelet-rich-plasma injection in his sore left shoulder. Matz was diagnosed with the bone spur during the summer, but continued pitching through it. Matz was finally […]

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Can The Mets Win The World Series Against All Odds?

An article by posted on September 30, 2016 0 Comments
Can The Mets Win The World Series Against All Odds?

Slugger Jay Bruce picked a perfect time to be swinging a hot bat again. The all-star outfielder has been mired in an offensive slump since being acquired from the Reds at the trade deadline. But that has changed in the last few weeks. Bruce has been on a tear as we inch closer to securing a National […]

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Report: Matz To Undergo Elbow Surgery To Remove Bone Spurs

An article by posted on September 27, 2016 0 Comments
Report: Matz To Undergo Elbow Surgery To Remove Bone Spurs

Sources tell ESPN’s Adam Rubin that Steven Matz will have surgery to remove the bone spur in his pitching elbow. No shoulder surgery will be required, although the impingement remains an issue that will be closely monitored. The Mets have estimated a three-month recovery time for the elbow surgery. Obviously, his season is over. Original Report – […]

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Matz Scratched From Friday Start With Sore Shoulder, Likely Out For Season

An article by posted on September 22, 2016 0 Comments
Matz Scratched From Friday Start With Sore Shoulder, Likely Out For Season

The New York Mets have announced that Steven Matz will not make his scheduled start on Friday night vs the Phillies because of shoulder soreness. Gabriel Ynoa will get the start in his place. It now appears that Matz is out for the season. Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman will both likely pitch in a division […]

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Replace-Mets Keep On Winning, Capture Top Wild Card Spot

An article by posted on September 19, 2016 0 Comments
Replace-Mets Keep On Winning, Capture Top Wild Card Spot

Terry Collins‘ dubious decision to rest his veterans and go with his Replace-Mets in the heat of a pennant chase paid some dividends as the New York Mets completed a three-game sweep over the Minnesota Twins with a 3-2 win at Citi Field on Sunday. New York now sits in the Wild Card driver’s seat […]

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Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz Remain Out Of Rotation, Returns Still Uncertain

An article by posted on September 8, 2016 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom, Steven Matz Remain Out Of Rotation, Returns Still Uncertain

According to beat reporter Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, there are still no planned dates for the returns of RHP Jacob deGrom (forearm) or LHP Steven Matz (shoulder) to return to the starting rotation. DeGrom, 28, is expected to miss another start Terry Collins said on Sunday, so he’ll continue to rest his strained […]

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Matz Scratched From Thursday Start

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Matz Scratched From Thursday Start

Steven Matz‘s left shoulder impingement will keep him on the DL for the time being, meaning his start scheduled for Thursday is a no-go, he told reporters this afternoon. Matz said he felt discomfort in his throwing session yesterday and told the coaching staff. He says doctors have found no structural damage within the shoulder, just […]

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