Updated by Matt Musico
Noah Syndergaard continues to show he can handle the competition up in Double-A. While at the MLB Futures Game earlier this month, the tall right-hander said he had two personal goals this season: to make it to the Futures Game and get promoted to Double-A by the end of the season. He’s already done both, and his stock is rising with each start for the B-Mets.
In two starts this week, Thor went 2-0 in 11 innings pitched, allowing just three runs on five hits, one walk, and 15 strikeouts. He allowed a solo home run yesterday in a six-inning, one-hit performance which you can read more about from Joe D. below.
That’s a pretty good week, especially after having a more “human” outing immediately before that on July 17th (5 IP, 3 ER, 7 H, 3 BB, 5 K).
MMN’s top prospect is now 4-0 since being promoted from High-A St. Lucie, and boasts a 2.26 ERA with 46 strikeouts and only eight walks in 36 innings pitched.
He’s on the cusp of reaching a new career-high for innings;...