The Mets’ damage checklist is now longer than the marketing campaign for The Final of Us 2. There are 16 gamers on stated Mets injured checklist, and TLOU2’s story mode is round 25 hours lengthy, so… you do the mathematics.
In any occasion, Noah Syndergaard was presupposed to pitch 4 minor-league innings yesterday, and when he left after the primary, you knew some Mets-ass shit was up. He left the rehab project having thrown 16 pitches, following up a profitable 65-pitch single-A outing final Wednesday.
This morning, Anthony DiComo, amongst others, reported that the overly-hard-throwing, A1 hair-having, injury-plagued ace might be out till at the very least August resulting from elbow irritation. Mets supervisor Luis Rojas stated he hopes Syndergaard pitches once more this yr.
These are the 16 Mets presently on the injured checklist, so as of once they have been most just lately positioned, according to Covers.com: Robinson Canó, Dellin Betances, Syndergaard, Albert Almora Jr., Taijuan Walker, J.D. Davis, Tommy Hunter, Kevin Pillar, Pete Alonso, Carlos Carrasco, Michael Conforto, Luis Guillorme, Jeff McNeil, Seth Lugo, Jordan Yamamoto, Johneshwy Fargas.
The opposite groups with 10 or extra on the injured checklist are the Yankees, Mariners, Giants, Astros, Doyers, Padres, Rangers, and Cubs — however the Mets presently lead the league in accidents.
One way or the other, at 22-20, they nonetheless lead the NL East by 1.5 video games.
Syndergaard hasn’t pitched within the majors since September 29, 2019. That season, he compiled a 10-8 win over 32 begins with a 4.28 ERA and 202 strikeouts by simply over 197 innings. He was recognized with a UCL in March, shortly after COVID shut down the nation, and underwent Tommy John Surgical procedure, from which he’s nonetheless working his means again. Syndergaard, who turns 29 in August, can be shedding cash as you learn this, as a result of he’s heading free of charge company this winter. Discuss dangerous timing.
The Mets, man. The Mets. If you happen to don’t consider in curses, then I don’t know what to let you know about this (or the Los Angeles Clippers either, for that matter).