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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Why Steven Matz believes health won’t be an issue this season | New York Post

“I feel really good this season,’’ Matz said with conviction after his bullpen session.

To fix this latest problem Matz said, “They moved the nerve over, they take it out of the groove and they sew it down, basically they moved it out of the way.’’

Here is the good news for Matz: His good friend Jacob deGrom had the surgery in 2016 and so did Hall of Fame right-hander John Smoltz during his career. So this could be a turnaround deal.

Jim Furtado Posted: February 11, 2018 at 12:13 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: February 11, 2018 at 04:04 PM (#5623266)
Well, I guess the Mets have nothing to worry about!
   2. Lassus Posted: February 12, 2018 at 08:24 AM (#5623365)
That nerve sounds like it is not in the best shape of its life.
   3. Nasty Nate Posted: February 12, 2018 at 09:37 AM (#5623381)
The nerve of this guy!
   4. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: February 12, 2018 at 10:15 AM (#5623418)
At least his stomach isn't full of bones.
   5. Swoboda is freedom Posted: February 12, 2018 at 12:25 PM (#5623529)
Because he has the Mets training staff behind him. What could go wrong?

I think Matz got hurt last year when he was putting away his crutches.

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