Right-hander Noah Syndergaard, a 2016 All-Star who was a 10-game victor last season, has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will undergo surgery later this week, the club announced Tuesday.
"After suffering from soreness in his elbow prior to Spring Coaching was suspended owing to the pandemic, Noah and our overall health and efficiency section have been in continuous make contact with", Mets typical supervisor Brodie Van Wagenen claimed in a assertion, by using MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. The procedure will keep him out until at earliest April 2021 and likely into the summer months.
New York City Gov. Andrew Cuomo has actually also canceled "all elective, non-critical surgeries" in his state starting Wednesday. He had remained in touch with the team's doctors and performance staff, eventually undergoing an MRI that revealed the tear in his UCL.More news: Marshall's tiny new smart speaker will blast you with huge sound
Now without Noah Syndergaard being side by side with the current two-time Cy Young Award victor Jacob deGrom, that challenge just got a whole lot harder.
Syndergaard is expected to go under the knife on March 26. "... Although this is unfortunate, we have no doubt that Noah will be in a position to return to full strength and continue on to be an integral part of our Championship pursuits in the potential".
The right-hander threw a career-high 197 2/3 innings last season. Planned to join deGrom and Marcus Stroman at the top of the rotation for the Mets, Steven Matz, Rick Porcello and Michael Wacha filling the last two places.More news: Canada opposes deployment of United States troops at border
Syndergaard, acquired by the Mets in 2012 when he exchanged to the victor of the Cy Young R.A. Dickey to Toronto, it was a phenomenon instant. An All-Star in 2016 when he went 14-9 with a 2.60 ERA, Syndergaard has an ERA that has climbed to 2.97 in 2017, 3.05 in 2018 and 4.28 past year, when he was 10-8 in 32 starts.
This is Syndergaard's fourth straight injury-hampered season.More news: Wetherspoons boss tells staff to work at Tesco amid pay delay