As expected, we just confirmed that right-hander Noah Syndergaard has been promoted to Double-A Binghamton. Syndergaard, 20, was 3-3 with a 3.11 ERA in 12 starts for Class A St. Lucie and has allowed 61 hits and 16 walks while striking out 64 in 63 2/3 innings.
Our newest minor league contributor Kirk Cahill spotlighted him today on MetsMinors.net.
The Mets acquired Noah Syndergaard from the Toronto Blue Jays in the seven player deal that sent R.A Dickey north of the border in December. Syndergaard ranked 3rd overall on the MMN Top 25 Prospects list back in May.
Syndergaard, 20, was originally drafted in the 1st round of the 2010 draft by the Toronto Blue Jays out of Legacy H.S in Mansfield, Texas. He grew up playing soccer mostly, and didn’t start pitching until he was 10 years old. Noah went 7-3 in his senior year of H.S, striking out 83 hitters in 59 innings while walking just 18. Despite achieving such success in the highly competitive state of Texas, it was considered a reach w...