With de Grom, Harvey and Syndergaard all signed to 1-year deals, can they collectively deliver good results?
The Mets have signed three of startng pitching stars signs to 1-year deals.
Jacob de Grom was clearly the Mets ace in 2017 considering he had the most wins (15) and spent the longest time on the field of all the Met starters. de Grom finished the 2017 going 15-10 with a 3.53 ERA while fanning a team-leading 239 batters.
de Grom, 29, accepted the Mets 1-year salary of $7.4 million which was a hefty raise compared to his previous year's salary of $4.05 million. As for Noah Syndergard age 25, his shortened season due to a latte muscle tear in 2017 resulted in a 1-2 record to go with a 2.97 ERA. Noah got a hefty raise from $605,500 to earning a 2018 salary of $2.975 million.
Matt Harvey, 28, statically was at his worst in 2017 and spent an ample amount of time on the DL. Despite that, he was given a small raise from $5.125 million to a 2018 salary of $5.6 million. Harvey becomes an unrestricted free agent in 2019.
Mets new manager Mickey Callaway, who spent the past five years as the Indians Pitching Coach where his Cleveland pitching staff was the best in the AL in 2017.
Callaway will do his best to get the most out his big three starters in New York as well as his likely 4th and 5th starters, respectively; Steven Matz and Zach Wheeler. That's if... they can stay on the field and not on the DL as they did often in 2017.