Perhaps that will change beginning Monday when the Mets host the Braves in the season opener for both teams at Citi Field.
NY is coming off its second consecutive playoff appearance, which ended quickly with a 3-0 loss to Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants in the National League wild-card game last October. "Everybody's going, 'OK, I guess it's time to really start trying here.'" past year was the third straight losing season for the Braves, who embarked upon a massive rebuilding plan midway through the 2016 campaign with the plan that they would compete shortly after moving into SunTrust Park, which opens next week.
Collins said Syndergaard will have the blister dried out over the next few days and that the Mets will push his next start back a day, to Sunday, as a precaution. "He had it and it popped during the inning", Collins said. Teheran would strike out six Met batters before leaving the game in the seventh. "Now, it's one of my favorites", Teheran said late last season about the Mets' home ballpark.
Two familiar faces are unavailable for the opener and beyond.
They're also just 2-6 in his last eight starts during Game 1 of a series, but are 10-1 in their last 11 games overall versus the National League East, and are 12-2 in their last 14 games dating back to last season.
"We're going to miss him", Reyes said. "It's going to be a couple weeks, for sure".
Happy with my performance, thankful to Indonesian coaches: PV Sindhu
After vanquishing compatriot Saina Nehwal in the quarter-final, Sindhu faced her toughest challenge in the form of Sung Ji Hyun. So, in the second game, I was leading 5-2 but made simple errors as I hit a mid court smash outside.
Strong-armed backup catcher Rene Rivera will likely be teamed with Syndergaard, who struggles mightily to control the running game.
Fernando Salas came in to pitch the eighth and retired the Braves in order.
"It feels like an older brother to me, kind of".
First pitch is set for just after 1 p.m.
On Monday morning, a promising young starting pitcher for the New York Mets revealed he was injured more seriously than first believed.
He made his first All-Star Game in 2016 and finished with a 2.60 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 218 strikeouts in 183.2 innings. The Mets placed OF Juan Lagares (oblique), RHP Seth Lugo (right elbow), LHP Steven Matz (left elbow), OF Brandon Nimmo (right hamstring) and 3B David Wright (shoulder, neck) on the 10-day disabled list, retroactive to March 30. He was 7-10 with a 3.21 ERA overall previous year.