Noah Syndergaard tweets he’s ‘A-OK’ after being shut down for six weeks

Noah Syndergaard fires a pitch during a bullpen session at 2021 spring training

Noah Syndergaard fires a pitch throughout a bullpen session at 2021 spring training

Here is the most recent news and possible return dates for the Mets gamers on the IL…

Noah Syndergaard (TJS healing)

Syndergaard was closed down from tossing for 6 weeks on Might 27, however the right-hander sounds positive about his outlook.

Dealing with swelling in his best elbow, Syndergaard tweeted Friday that he’s “A-OK,” including “See you soon.”

A current MRI exposed the swelling, however it did not expose any structural damage.

After the six-week shutdown, Syndergaard will require to once again construct his arm strength up, indicating a best-case circumstance for his return would likely be late August or September.

Possible return date: August

Pete Alonso (hand)

Supervisor Luis Rojas would not devote to triggering Alonso off the IL on Saturday when he’s qualified, however stated the slugging initially baseman is trending in the best instructions.

“He’s trending well. He already faced some coach’s BP, he did the high-velo machine today. He checked out, everything was good,” Rojas informed press reporters on Friday. “We’ll see what the next step is for him. He’s looking good right now. He’s really excited about the results and the progression he’s done the last couple of days.”

Rojas included he felt Alonso requires a rehab task prior to going back to the major league club, however next actions have actually not been settled.

Possible return date: Early June

Taijuan Walker (side)

After his touch-and-feel/side session went “good,” Rojas stated Walker was “gonna be our starter” on Friday in their series opener versus the Braves.

Friday’s video game, nevertheless, was drizzled out. However Rojas informed press reporters on Friday he anticipates Walker to get the ball on Saturday.

Walker was put on the IL with left side tightness on May 19, retroactive to the day prior. So, if Walker begins on Friday, he’d have invested the minimum quantity of time on the hurt list.

Possible return date: Saturday

Albert Almora Jr. (shoulder)

Almora arrived on the IL on Might 12 after crashing into the center field wall at Citi Field while attempting to make a catch.

However Rojas stated Almora as been doing “full [baseball] activity, and could start a rehab assignment next week.

Potential return date: Mid-June

J.D. Davis (hand)

Davis said on May 27 that he’s progressing well and plans to start swinging a bat on Saturday or Sunday.

Still, Davis stressed that he didn’t want to put a timetable on his return.

He added that he’s already able to take grounders and catch, and that he’s not sure if he will need another rehab assignment before being activated.

Potential return date: June

Seth Lugo (elbow)

Lugo remains on track to return on May 31, and the Mets would like him to throw in back-to-back games before then.

Potential return date: May 31

Luis Guillorme (oblique)

Guillorme is “getting close” to a rehab assignment, which will likely be with Triple-A Syracuse, Rojas said on May 26.

Per Rojas, Guillorme feels “actually excellent” and should soon be swinging a bat on the field.

Potential return date: June

Brandon Nimmo (finger)

As of May 26, Nimmo had still not started to swing the bat.

The outfielder said on May 22 after returning from his rehab assignment that he’s dealing with “a pesky little nerve” in his left index finger, and he’s still feeling pain when making contact.

Potential return date: TBD

Kevin Pillar (nose)

Pillar suffered multiple nasal fractures when he was hit in the face by a 95 mph fastball against the Braves in Atlanta.

He began light activities on May 24.

Potential return date: June

Carlos Carrasco (hamstring)

Before Carrasco’s rehab was paused, he was expected to return at some point in May. But things have been slowed down. Carrasco had thrown six innings in simulated games before the slowdown.

“If I’m gonna put a time quote on it, most likely taking a look at possibly late June, early July, that kind of amount of time,” acting GM Zack Scott said on May 24.

Potential return date: Late June/Early July

Michael Conforto (hamstring)

Conforto suffered a significant hamstring strain on May 16.

Zack Scott said on May 24 that a possible return date for Conforto is late June.

Potential return date: Late June

Jeff McNeil (hamstring)

McNeil suffered a significant hamstring strain on May 16.

Zack Scott said on May 24 that a possible return date for McNeil is late June.

Potential return date: Late June

Johneshwy Fargas (shoulder)

An MRI confirmed that Fargas suffered a sprained AC joint in his left shoulder while crashing into the center field fence on May 24. He was placed on the IL on May 26.

Potential return date: TBD

Tommy Hunter (back)

Hunter was placed on the IL on May 21 due to lower back pain.

Potential return date: TBD

Jordan Yamamoto (shoulder)

The Mets originally placed Yamamoto on the 10-day IL before transferring him to the 60-day lL on May 25 to make room on the 40-man roster for the newly acquired Billy McKinney.

Potential return date: Late July

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.