Thomson ReutersMarch 5, 2014 04:25
MLB Team Report - New York Mets - INSIDE PITCH
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- If anyone knows how to break a pitcher like right-hander Noah Syndergaard into the big leagues, it is the New York Mets.
Two years ago, the Mets spoke glowingly in spring training of righty Matt Harvey, a former first-round draft pick who was nearly ready to make his Major League debut. For various reasons, the Mets waited until July to promote Harvey, who rapidly became one of the game's best.