Game recap August 17: Stealing Syndergaard

The Phillies ambushed Noah Syndergaard in the bottom of the first inning Friday night, scoring twice before the Mets’ righty had even recorded an out, and while he was able to settle in as the night progressed, the poor beginning to the contest was enough to do him in. Matched up against Philadelphia ace Aaron […]

Game recap April 9: Syndergaard, Conforto and puppies

WHO WON: The dog-friendly Mets WHAT HAPPENED, SYNDERGAARD FLEXES ANGLING SKILLS, CATCHES MARLINS CHASING THE BAIT 16 TIMES: Yes, that is just one drawn out fishing pun to say Noah Syndergaard did well on Sunday night against the Miami Marlins. Sure, I could’ve said “Syndergaard uses sinkers and hooks to fillet the Marlins,” or “Syndergaard […]

How Syndergaard and deGrom can be the Next Koufax and Drysdale

Would you read an article written by Sandy Alderson describing exactly what went down at the 2015 trade deadline? Crying Wilmer Flores, rejecting Carlos Gomez, and acquiring La Potencia? Imagine the retweets. Something like that actually happened in 1967, when the Los Angeles Dodgers’ general manager, Buzzie Bavasi, penned a four-part series in Sports Illustrated. The best of […]

Syndergaard vs. Bumgarner (and Other Great Mets Postseason Showdowns)

The baseball gods smiled upon Queens for the National League Wild Card matchup. It will be the Mets against the Giants at Citi Field with two of baseball’s most talented pitchers going head-to-head with their seasons on the line. It’s hard to conceive a better scenario for baseball than Noah Syndergaard against Madison Bumgarner. With baseball […]

Game recap September 19: Syndergaard stutters

Rookie Aaron Blair pitched six innings of two-run ball for his first major league win, long-time nemesis Freddie Freeman drove in three and the last-place Atlanta Braves defeated the Mets 7-3 in Monday night’s series opener at Citi Field. The lopsided loss snapped a three-game winning streak for New York, but the Mets managed to […]

Game recap May 22: Mets complete sweep as Noah Syndergaard’s dominance continues

Noah Syndergaard, who has comfortably established himself as the Mets best starter this season, was opposed by Chase Anderson as the Mets went for the sweep of the Brewers on Sunday afternoon. Anderson nearly tossed a no-hitter against the Cubs in his last outing, while Syndergaard was coming off a win in a pitcher’s duel […]