Oh ������…will be so nice to hold you, touch you, feel you…..and throw you today. I’ve missed you.
— Noah Syndergaard (@Noahsyndergaard) July 17, 2017
A preseason National League Cy Young Award candidate, Syndergaard was 1-2 with a 3.29 ERA in five starts before injuring his lat. He complained of biceps tightness before his last start, but declined to have an MRI at the time.
Anthony DiComo has covered the Mets for MLB.com since 2008. Follow him on Twitter @AnthonyDiComo and Facebook, and listen to his podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.