Steven Matz RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steven Matz back on schedule after blister burst

    New York Post "Steven Matz isn’t expecting further complications from the blister that moved his start in this series to Saturday. The Mets left-hander originally was scheduled to pitch Thursday against the Diamondbacks, but team officials inserted Jason Vargas into that spot after discovering..." June 15

  • Mets push Steven Matz' start back due to blister

    SNY TV "Mets LHP Steven Matz will be pushed back from Thursday to Saturday due to a blister on his left middle finger, reports Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News.  The Mets announced late Wednesday night that Jason Vargas -- who was supposed to be skipped this..." June 14

  • Steven Matz day-to-day with finger injury, won’t go on disabled list

    Newsday "There was a little good news, finally. And then there was perplexing news, again. Mets lefthander Steven Matz, who left Tuesday night’s game with a strained left middle finger, will not require a stint on the disabled list, Mickey Callaway said, and potentially could make his..." May 31

  • Steven Matz leaves Mets game in fourth inning due to left hand discomfort

    New York Daily News "It's just unbelievable. Steven Matz left Tuesday night's game with discomfort in the middle finger of his left hand. The Long Island lefty pitched three scoreless innings and as he was warming up for the fourth, he said the pain made it to difficult to continue. Matz..." May 30

  • Mets pushing back Matz’s scheduled start due to soreness, will go with Syndergaard vs. Braves on Tuesday

    New York Daily News "Steven Matz is having his scheduled start on Tuesday pushed back after he felt a soreness in his back. The Mets, who have an off day today, will start Noah Syndergaard on regular rest and then follow the rest of their rotation. Matz will instead pitch on Saturday. "We don't want to take the..." April 30

  • Matz could miss start with back stiffness "Mets starter Steven Matz is dealing with stiffness in his back and may not make his next scheduled start on Tuesday. Matz, who has dealt with a similar injury in the past, felt the issue on Saturday and did not throw his regular bullpen as a result. "I was throwing [Saturday] and I just felt a..." April 29

  • No plans for Mets to skip Steven Matz in rotation

    Newsday "Steven Matz and Mickey Callaway had a “good talk” Thursday morning, the manager said, and the Mets have no plans to skip Matz in his next start, which is scheduled for Tuesday at home against the Braves. Matz struggled Wednesday against the Cardinals, allowing seven runs (three earned) in 3 1/3..." April 26

  • What can the Mets truly expect out of Steven Matz following disappointing start against Cardinals?

    New York Daily News "The way he finished spring training, again looking like the can’t-miss kid from that memorable summer of 2015, Steven Matz had convinced the Mets he was over the hump, on track again to reclaim the dominance stolen from him by injuries. And now who knows. Was it merely a March mirage, the..." April 02

  • 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