It's not considered serious but his next start has been pushed back a game. Robert Gsellman will start Saturday.
Rene Rivera began the seventh with a single against Ian Krol (0-1). A few more walks, a sacrifice fly and ultimately, a bases-clearing double from Lucas Duda turned the place into a ideal opening day celebration, a signal the Mets can only hope is a sign of more to come.
It was a pitcher's duel until the fateful seventh inning, as Braves starter Julio Teheran matched zeroes with Syndergaard through the first six frames.
Hansel Robles replaced Syndergaard to start the seventh and pitched a 1-2-3 inning to earn the win, which set the stage for New York's seventh inning rally.
After six and a half scoreless innings, Asdrubal Cabrera singled to center for the Mets. Gold Glove victor Ender Inciarte made a strong throw home, and Wilmer Flores initially was called out. And we're going to miss that. Syndergaard struck out the other three batters in the inning, and pitched out of trouble against the middle of the lineup again in the sixth.
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"You hope so", manager Terry Collins said.
"We had our opportunities today to get it done", Freeman said.
The Braves roster includes one rookie, INF Dansby Swanson, while eleven of the 25 players were on the Braves' 2016 Opening Day roster. Big Sexy, who turns 44 in May, won 44 games for the Mets over the past three seasons. "I like being a little nervous", Bruce said.
With one game under their belts, the Mets are already in midseason injury form. I hadn't been in a competition-based setting in a while and it was awesome out there, feeling the electricity, the atmosphere from the fans, especially the 7 Line [fan club].
Braves: Snitker said injured reliever Mauricio Cabrera (elbow), who features a fastball clocked at over 100 miles per hour, should begin throwing soon. "Everybody's going, 'OK, I guess it's time to really start trying here.'" past year was the third straight losing season for the Braves, who embarked upon a massive rebuilding plan midway through the 2016 campaign with the plan that they would compete shortly after moving into SunTrust Park, which opens next week. Jacob deGrom will take the ball for the Mets, while former Met Bartolo Colon will oppose him.