Noah Syndergaard, Starting Pitcher, New York Mets, #34


Date of Birth: 8/29/1992
Birthplace: Mansfield, Texas
Nickname: Thor

Noah Syndergaard, starting pitcher for the New York Mets, was originally drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2010. After pitching in the Blue Jays' minor league system for three years, he was traded to the Mets in December, 2012. He continued in the minors through 2014.

As a minor league pitcher from 2010 through 2014, Syndergaard had an impressive 31-19 record and 474 strikeouts to 124 walks in 94 games.

Syndergaard joined the Mets for 24 games in 2015 and he had a strong first season in the major leagues. He finished the season with a 9-7 record, 166 strikeouts to 31 walks, and a 3.24 ERA in 150.0 innings. In 4 postseason games, he pitched 19.0 innings and he gave up 15 hits and 7 runs. He struck out 26 batters and walked 8 and he had a 3.32 ERA.

Syndergaard had a good season in 2016, finishing with a 2.60 ERA in 31 games. He had 14 wins to 9 losses and 218 strikeouts to 43 walks in 183.2 innings. In the Wild Card game, he pitched 7.0 innings and he gave up just 2 hits.

Career pitching statistics for Syndergaard through 2016 include:

  • 55 games played
  • 333.2 innings pitched
  • 23-16 win-loss record
  • 384 strikeouts to 74 walks
  • 2.89 ERA

Sources for Information
Wikipedia - Noah Syndergaard
ESPN - Noah Syndergaard
Baseball Reference - Noah Syndergaard