Mar 3, 2014; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; New Yorks Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard (55) warms up before the spring training exhibition game against the Atlanta Bravesat Champion Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY Sports

Noah Syndergaard struck out 10 on Saturday night


Noah Syndergaard allowed three runs in the first inning during his start on Saturday for Triple-A Las Vegas, before settling in and having an in-control, strikeout-filled performance.

Overall, Syndergaard allowed five runs (four earned) on eight hits in six innings of work. He walked none and struck out 10.

Syndergaard’s season ERA, while pitching in the hitters haven that is the Pacific Coast League, and specifically hitter-friendly Cashman Field, is 3.92.

Thoughts:

Syndergaard has been at-times dominant while pitching for Triple-A Las Vegas, and is coming into his own at a perfect time – when his major league debut is likely just weeks away.

While the Mets are apparently willing to eschew the Super Two issue where fellow prospect Rafael Montero is concerned, it’s highly unlikely they’ll consider doing the same in the case of Syndergaard.

The Super Two date is expected to pass during the second week of June, meaning Syndergaard’s debut with the Mets should come shortly after.

 

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  • Not4Nutten

    Adding Quality pitching would be a great asset for a team deep in veteran relievers who’s time has passed! Bite the bullet and revamp both field management and the pitching staff! Warthen has got to go, he’s added nothing to this team supposedly filled with outstanding pitching talent! The stats tell it all!