Steven Matz RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steven Matz escapes disaster as fifth-starter battle gets close

    New York Post "Steven Matz’s afternoon was headed toward chaos and a wasted opportunity to show he belongs in the Mets rotation, when suddenly he found his confidence Wednesday. Maybe it was the realization a Marlins lineup with less juice than a wilted grapefruit stood as the resistance. Matz got his act..." March 15

  • Neither Wheeler or Matz likely to be in bullpen to start season

    SNY TV "Neither Zack Wheeler or Steven Matz is likely to pitch in relief, at least according to the variety of Mets people I have talked with during the last week or so. I suppose it could happen at some point this season, such as down the stretch or during a postseason roster crunch. However, for..." March 14

  • With Zack Wheeler pitching well, Steven Matz could be odd man out of Mets rotation

    New York Daily News "When Zack Wheeler is throwing his curveball for strikes, especially early in counts to make his 96-mph fastball all the more effective, he still profiles as that front-of-the-rotation starter the Mets envisioned before all of the down time the last three years. On Wednesday, Wheeler did just..." March 08

  • Steven Matz is frustrated, and red flags have begun popping up

    New York Post "For a second time in as many spring training starts, Steven Matz allowed five runs. And on Sunday, he did it while recording just one out. Afterward, manager Mickey Callaway called Matz’s performance “a bump in the road.” At some point — and soon — that bump will look considerably more..." March 05

  • Steven Matz is playing catch, enjoying routine offseason

    SNY TV "Steven Matz is enjoying a routine off-season following surgery last August to reposition the ulnar nerve in his left elbow, he told Newsday reporter Steve Marcus. "I've been playing catch and working out just as I normally would," Matz said. "I anticipate being ready when spring training..." January 04