As the wounded of the Mets wounded goes, one seems ready to go back and the other is near.
Steven Matz spoke Thursday after casting a 45-pitch bullpen session on Wednesday and said he feels. During the bullpen session, Matz said he was ready to go back and he was "really happy."
"I threw a bullpen yesterday and I felt right now," according to Matz, according to SNY's Steve Gelbs.
Mets started a Saturday pitcher in Miami listed as TBA, but waits for Matz before making a decision. It seems now that Matz is likely to go back and start on Saturday.
Jason Vargas other injured Mets starter, makes progress and starts rehab for Double-A Binghamton this week, manager Mickey Callaway said.
from DL shortly after the start of its rehab.
As for who fills Vargas at this time by rotation, it is likely to be Drew Gagnon who built other well out of Mets' bullpen at the last part and will take place Wilmer Font ̵
28-year-old Gagnon posted 0.51 ERA and 0.90 WHIP 14 strikeouts at 17.1 innings (three starts) for Triple-A Syracuse.