Found June 30, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Well, Thor just continues to make his case to be our mid-season #1 prospect (hint-hint) as he posted another strong pitching performance today. He lasted five innings against the Trenton Thunder, and ran up his pitch count with nine strikeouts. He left the game after 93 pitches thrown — 67 of them for strikes — and was in control the entire game. His only blemish all game was a lead-off home run to Ramon Flores. He settled down immediately after that – striking out three in a row to end the first. Syndergaard would go on to allow just three hits and two walks over the next four innings, while striking out six batters. He could probably have dominated for another two innings or so the way he was going, but alas, pitch counts… It would make zero sense to allow a top prospect who is sitll the minors to break the 100-pitch marker with consistency anyway. Syndergaard’s final line was 5.0 IP, 4 H, 1 HR, 2 BB, 9 K, 67:26 S:B ratio Honestly, the young Noah Syndergaard has made the step-up f...

Profiling Thor: FanGraph’s Interview With Noah Syndergaard

In perhaps what is my favorite interview of our young prospect to date, David Laurila of FanGraphs  profiled Noah Syndergaard after he made his Double-A debut last Sunday. The 6’6” right-hander, who is now gaining notoriety as “Thor”, looked very impressive and is advanced for his age. There are some awesome quotes in the interview that I whole-heartedly recommend that you...

The Mets Weekly 7/1: Prospects Gone Wild Edition

Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the White Sox, Rockies and Nationals while weighing in on the Zack Wheeler, Jon Niese, Noah Syndergaard and other of the week’s storylines. Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter at @TheMetsWeekly and you can subscribe to them on their YouTube channel at
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