As for the traumatized beginner Metsa, it seems to be ready to return, and the other is very close.
Stephen Matz spoke on Thursday, after throwing the session in 45 steps, and said that he was feeling great. During the session of the bullpen, Matz said he was ready to return and that he was "very happy".
"I threw the bullpen yesterday and I feel good today," said Matz, according to Steve Gelbs (SNY).
Mets had a start-up jug in Miami, which was named TBA, but waited for Matza before making a decision. Now it seems that Matz is more likely to come back and begin on Saturday.
Jason Vargas another injured Metz starter, is making progress and starting to rehab for Double-A Binghamton this weekend, said manager Mickey Callaway.
from DL shortly after starting rehab.
Regarding the one who fills Vargas during this turn by rotation, then it will probably be Drew Gagnon who came out exceptionally well with the Mets bullpen Wilmer Font ̵
The 28-year-old Gagnon has published 0.51 ERA and 0.90 WHIP of 14 announcements in 17.1 innings (three starts) for Triple-A Syracuse.