Found August 15, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
With Mets minor league pitchers turning in many outstanding performances last week, it was difficult to decide who would be this week’s MMN pitcher of the week. Rafael Montero posted a terrific 1.20 ERA in 15 innings pitched for Las Vegas while Jacob Lugo, who flew under the radar for most of the season, dazzled in two starts for Savannah this week. However, I decided to select the Mets’ top prospect, Noah Syndergaard. Syndergaard’s dominating two starts last week for Double-A Binghamton, in addition to his excellent season overall, has elevated his prospect status to a new level. In Syndergaard’s first start against the Harrisburg Senators this week, he fired 5.0 scoreless innings and surrendered only two hits and one walk while striking out three. In his next outing against the Erie Sea Wolves, Syndergaard struck out five and yielded only 2 hits and a walk over 5.0 scoreless innings. So over the entire week, Syndergaard was 1-0 and allowed no runs in ten innings pitched. For the s...
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