Steven Matz RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mets' Matz may have arthritic left elbow

    12 Up "The New York Mets have had a devastating season in 2017. Constant injuries had riddled the Mets, who many predicted to be a shoe in to make the playoffs for their third straight season. Now on the outside looking in, Mets' fans thought it would be impossible for their season to get any..." August 21

  • Would Mets consider dealing Steven Matz?

    Newark Star-Ledger "If Sandy Alderson truly declares his team as a seller at the 2017 MLB trade deadline, teams will call about every asset under the Mets sun. That, of course, goes well beyond rental players like Asdrubal Cabrera, Curtis Granderson and Jay Bruce. While those veterans will have contenders..." July 21

  • Return of Steven Matz, Seth Lugo will not save Mets as much as fixing Jacob deGrom would

    New York Daily News "A six-man rotation is not going to matter. Adding Steven Matz and Seth Lugo won’t make a big difference. The Mets are not going to turn this season around until they figure out how to get their starting pitchers back on track. And Tuesday night, Jacob deGrom proved that giving them an extra..." June 07

  • Steven Matz is ready to make his season debut next week

    Hardball Talk "It’s been a long road to recovery for Mets’ left-hander Steven Matz, who landed on the disabled list last August with elbow inflammation and hasn’t made a major league start since. That could change this week, says club manager Terry Collins, who told reporters that both Matz and right-hander Seth..." June 04

  • Mets Steven Matz throws five perfect innings in rehab start

    Fanrag Sports "New York Mets starting pitcher Steven Matz pitched five perfect innings during his rehab start for Triple-A Las Vegas on Sunday, striking out eight batters, according to Minor League Baseball’s official Twitter account. The 25-year-old Matz has not pitched a game with New York this season after..." May 28

  • Steven Matz and Seth Lugo will test out their arms for the Mets on Wednesday

    New York Daily News "Wednesday will be a big test for the Mets. Steven Matz and Seth Lugo will try to throw for the first time since spring training, Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen said. Matz, whose left elbow injury remains something of a mystery, was shut down the last week of spring training with discomfort...." April 18

  • Mets Reportedly 'Frustrated' By Steven Matz's Injury Diagnosis

    Real GM Baseball "Steven Matz revealed that he's been suffering from a strained flexor tendon, but New York Mets have been asking who made the diagnosis. "Our [doctors] found nothing wrong," said one source with knowledge of Matz's care. The Mets don't know what's wrong with Matz and when he'll be able to..." April 10

  • Mets’ Steven Matz says he has strained flexor tendon in left elbow

    Newsday "The official reason for Steven Matz’s latest stint on the disabled list is “left elbow inflammation.” But the Mets lefthander told Newsday that doctors have diagnosed him with a strained flexor tendon in his elbow. “From my understanding, it’s like a flexor strain, I strained my flexor,” Matz..." April 03

  • Mets' Steven Matz: Won't be ready for start of season

    CBS Sports "Matz (elbow) won't be ready for the start of the season, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports. He went for an MRI on his elbow Wednesday and regardless of the result, DiComo says Matz won't be ready for the start of the season, meaning he will start the year on the disabled list. Manager Terry..." March 29

  • Mets' Matz scratched from start with elbow discomfort

    New York Daily News "Steven Matz has been scratched from his scheduled Monday start with "tenderness" and "irritation" in his surgically repaired left elbow. Sandy Alderson said that the Mets lefty has not yet been sent for an MRI on the elbow, but that he has been examined by team doctors. The Mets GM added that..." March 26