Originally posted on MetsMinor.net  |  Last updated 8/16/13
  1. Noah Syndergaard, RHP Status: Hot Syndergaard continues to exceed expectations, laying waste to the Eastern League along the way. Thor stayed red-hot this week when he took the mound on August 10th against the Erie SeaWolves. He pitched five scoreless innings, allowing just two hits and walking just one. Noah also retired five batters via strikeout, adding up to an outing that was nearly identical to his previous start. The Mets announced this week that Syndergaard will be limited to just five innings per outing for the remainder of the season. I’m sure opposing teams will be happy to hear that. Noah has a 5-0 record since being promoted, to go along with a 1.79 ERA. He’s striking out hitters at an astounding 10.57 per nine, while sporting a BB/9 of 1.96. 2. Rafael Montero, RHP Status: Hot Montero stayed hot this week, turning in yet another dominating performance against Oklahoma City. He scattered two hits over seven innings, one of those hits being a solo homerun. Rafael struck
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