Noah Syndergaard

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Noah Syndergaard
Thor headshot.png
Syndergaard with the New York Mets in 2016
New York Mets – No. 34
Starting pitcher
Born: (1992-08-29) August 29, 1992 (age 29)
Mansfield, Texas
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
MLB debut
May 12, 2015, for the New York Mets
MLB statistics
(through 2021 season)
Win–loss record47–31
Earned run average3.32
Career highlights and awards

Noah Seth Syndergaard (born August 29, 1992), nicknamed Thor, is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Toronto Blue Jays selected him in the first round of the 2010 MLB draft and traded him to the Mets in 2012.

Syndergaard made his MLB debut with the Mets on May 12, 2015, and served as their Opening Day starting pitcher in 2017 and 2018. He was named to the National League All-Star team in 2016, and has won the National League Player of the Week Award four times.

Early life[edit]

Noah Syndergaard was born to Heidi, an Abbott Laboratories employee, and Brad Syndergaard, an "Iowa farmboy," in Mansfield, Texas.[1] His paternal great-great-grandfather was a Danish immigrant named Simon Hansen Søndergaard, who had migrated to Iowa from Haderslev in what was then the Prussian province of Schleswig-Holstein.[2] He has two paternal half-sisters, who are 14 and 17 years older than him respectively. Syndergaard has said he's had limited contact with his sisters.[3] Brad gave Noah valuable input at every level of his career and Noah has described his father as the best coach that he has ever had.[1] The Syndergaards, like many families in Texas, were "a football family" but Noah did not seriously play any sports other than baseball.[4][5] Syndergaard's mother encouraged her son to pursue baseball when he was a child.[4] He hit his first over-the-fence home run when he was seven years old.[1] Syndergaard grew up watching the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB) and strongly disliked his family's favorite team, the NFL's Dallas Cowboys.[4]

Syndergaard attended Mansfield Legacy High School in Mansfield, Texas where he was a teammate of future Major League pitcher Tejay Antone.[6] During his junior year of high school, Syndergaard experienced a growth spurt of 3 to 4 inches (76 to 102 mm) to reach 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m).[4] Syndergaard also began weight training, and his velocity improved greatly in his senior year at Mansfield, reaching 96 miles per hour (154 km/h).[4][7] However, his late development still caused him to be somewhat overlooked by talent evaluators.[8] Syndergaard also played basketball for the Broncos at Legacy High School.

After talking to coaches at the University of Oklahoma, the University of Nebraska, and Baylor University, he committed to attend Dallas Baptist University to play college baseball for the Dallas Baptist Patriots. Dallas Baptist was the only school that offered him a college baseball scholarship.[9][10]

Professional career[edit]

Toronto Blue Jays[edit]

The Toronto Blue Jays selected Syndergaard in the first round, with the 38th overall selection, of the 2010 MLB draft.[7] He signed with the Blue Jays, receiving a $600,000 signing bonus to forgo his commitment to Dallas Baptist.[11]

Syndergaard pitching for the Lansing Lugnuts in 2012

In 2011, Syndergaard pitched for the Bluefield Blue Jays of the Rookie-level Appalachian League, the Vancouver Canadians of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League, and the Lansing Lugnuts of the Class A Midwest League. Pitching for the three teams, he was 5–2 with a 1.83 ERA, and 68 strikeouts in 59 innings, as runners stole 19 bases against him in 23 attempts.[12]

Before the 2012 season, rated him as the 95th-best prospect in baseball.[13] He pitched alongside highly touted Blue Jays prospects Justin Nicolino and Aaron Sanchez in the minor leagues. The pitchers were together known as the "Vancouver Trio" and the "Lansing Trio" when they played for the Canadians and Lugnuts respectively.[8] He pitched for Lansing in 2012, and appeared in the Midwest League All-Star Game.[14] Pitching for Lansing, he was 8–5 with a 2.60 ERA, and 122 strikeouts in 103.2 innings.[12]

New York Mets[edit]

On December 17, 2012, the Blue Jays traded Syndergaard, Travis d'Arnaud, John Buck and Wuilmer Becerra to the New York Mets for R. A. Dickey, Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas.[15] At the time of the trade, Syndergaard and d'Arnaud were two of the Blue Jays' top three prospects, and Dickey was the reigning winner of the Cy Young Award for the National League.[16]

Entering his first season in the Mets organization, Syndergaard was rated as the team's third-best prospect, behind Zack Wheeler and d'Arnaud.[17] He began the 2013 season with the St. Lucie Mets of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League (FSL), and was named an FSL All-Star.[18] He was promoted to the Binghamton Mets of the Class AA Eastern League in late June.[19] He was selected for the 2013 All-Star Futures Game.[20] Pitching for the two teams, he was 9–4 with a 3.06, and 133 strikeouts in 117.2 innings.[12]

In 2014, Syndergaard pitched for the Las Vegas 51s of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League, where he had a 9–7 win–loss record, a 4.60 earned run average (ERA), and 145 strikeouts, which led the league in 133 innings. The Mets decided not to promote Syndergaard to the major leagues as part of its September call-ups.[21] Syndergaard began the 2015 season with Las Vegas, pitching to a 3–0 record with a 1.82 ERA, and 34 strikeouts in 29.2 innings.[22]

Major Leagues[edit]


Syndergaard pitching against the Baltimore Orioles on August 19, 2015

Syndergaard made his major league debut for the Mets against the Chicago Cubs on May 12 at Wrigley Field in Chicago.[23] Syndergaard earned the loss as the Mets lost 6–1. He threw 103 pitches in five and one-thirds innings pitched while giving up 3 runs on six hits with six strikeouts and four walks. In the first inning Syndergaard earned his first strikeout against Cubs' leadoff hitter Dexter Fowler to begin his debut.[24]

On May 27, Syndergaard hit his first major league home run, a solo home run, off of Sean O'Sullivan of the Philadelphia Phillies. He had three hits in the game, tying a franchise record for pitchers with three hits in a game.[25][26] On July 10, he recorded a career-high 13 strikeouts in eight innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks, giving up one run, four hits and two walks and earning the win.[27] On August 3, he and Mets teammate Lucas Duda were named National League Co-Players of the Week for the week of July 27 to August 2.[28] In his first start during that week, on July 28, he pitched eight scoreless innings against the San Diego Padres, striking out nine and only issuing three hits and no walks on the way to a 4–0 Mets victory.[29] On August 2, Syndergaard again struck out nine over eight innings, surrendering two runs on seven hits and no walks in a victory over the Washington Nationals.[30][31]

On August 8, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, Syndergaard became the first rookie since 1900 to win two consecutive starts with nine strikeouts and no walks in each start.[32] He finished his rookie season with a 9–7 record and a 3.24 ERA in 24 starts, with the ability to throw his fastball at 100 miles per hour at times, he struck out 166 batters and gave up 31 walks (2 intentional), 126 hits, 60 runs (54 of them earned), and 19 home runs in only 150 innings with a WHIP of 1.047.

Syndergaard started in Game 2 of the 2015 National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He picked up the loss in that game as the Dodgers won 5–2, but he only allowed three runs in 6+13 innings pitched with nine strikeouts and four walks.[33] On October 15, he made his first Major League relief appearance in Game 5 . He pitched a scoreless seventh inning in that game, helping the Mets secure the victory and advance to the 2015 National League Championship Series (NLCS).[34] He started Game 2 of the NLCS and picked up the victory, giving up three hits, one run, and one walk while striking out nine in 5+23 innings pitched.[35] The Mets swept the Cubs in four games and won the National League pennant, their first since 2000.

Syndergaard throwing batting practice during the World Series
Syndergaard delivering a pitch in Game 3 of the 2015 World Series

Syndergaard started Game 3 of the 2015 World Series against the Kansas City Royals with the Mets already trailing 2 games to none in the series.[36] He got the victory in that game, allowing three runs, seven hits, two walks and striking out six in six innings as the Mets cruised to a 9–3 win.[37] It was the only game in the series that the Mets won, as the Royals went on to win in five games.


Syndergaard made his season debut in the second game of the season, defeating the Royals at Kauffman Stadium on April 5.[38] On April 12, Syndergaard struck out 12 batters, obtaining 26 swings and misses, which was the most by a Mets pitcher in 15 years.[39] His 21 strikeouts in his first two starts of the season tied a club record along with Pedro Martínez and Dwight Gooden.[40]

On April 18, Syndergaard made his third start of the season against the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park pitching for his second win of the year going seven innings allowing one run, five hits, two walks and struck out eight. Through his first three starts, Syndergaard was 2–0 with a 0.90 ERA, 29 strikeouts and four walks in 20 innings.[41] In concert with that he also threw at least eight strikeouts while allowing no more than one run in fall of his first three starts for the first such start of a season by a pitcher since Randy Johnson went four games with those stats in 1995.[42] With those numbers, he now ranks second in Mets history with the most strikeouts in first three starts of the season with twenty-nine surpassing Tom Seaver (1971 with 28), Nolan Ryan (1970 with 28) and behind Pedro Martínez with thirty in 2005.[43]

On May 11, Syndergaard hit two home runs for his second and third career home runs off opposing Los Angeles Dodgers starter Kenta Maeda at Dodger Stadium. He became the first Mets pitcher to hit two home runs in a game since Walt Terrell did it on August 6, 1983 against Ferguson Jenkins of the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in a 4–1 win. Both Terrell and Syndergaard are the only Mets pitchers to homer twice in the same game and drive in all four runs. Noah became the first pitcher to hit two home runs in one game since Micah Owings did it for the Arizona Diamondbacks on August 18, 2007. Syndergaard's four RBI tied a Dodger Stadium single-game record for a pitcher since Lew Burdette of Milwaukee on July 10, 1958. Syndergaard pitched eight innings, allowed six hits, two runs and walked one while striking out six to win his first game since April 18.[44][45]

For the second time in his career, Syndergaard was named the National League Player of the Week for the week of May 16 – 22. Syndergaard during the week went 2–0 with a 0.00 ERA with 21 strikeouts in 14 innings pitched.[46] On May 28, Syndergaard had his first career ejection when the umpire felt he intentionally threw a pitch behind the back of Chase Utley, which was considered retaliation for Utley injuring Ruben Tejada on a dirty slide in Game 2 of the 2015 NLDS.[47]

Syndergaard came back and continued to dominate in June, including coming two outs shy of what would have been his first career complete game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 15. However, in his last start of the month, Syndergaard pitched badly against his divisional rival Washington Nationals, as he went just three innings, allowing 5 runs on 7 hits and 3 walks. He also allowed 5 stolen bases, which led to the 5 runs. The next day, on June 28, it was revealed that Syndergaard and teammate Steven Matz had been pitching most of the season with bone spurs in the back of their pitching elbows. It was indicated that Syndergaard's spur was less significant and it will be treated with anti-inflammatory medication. Mets GM Sandy Alderson said that Syndergaard would not need to have the spur removed during the offseason.

Syndergaard started the 2016 National League Wild Card Game for the Mets

Syndergaard rebounded after his rough start in Washington with a brilliant outing on July 3 against the Chicago Cubs. He went 7 innings, allowing just one run, and struck out 8 batters. On July 5, he was named to the National League roster for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Petco Park with fellow first time All-Star Jeurys Familia and Mets manager Terry Collins, but was later injured along with teammate Yoenis Céspedes on July 8, forcing both to miss the game.[48][49]

For the 2016 season, he was 14-9 and led the majors in lowest home runs per nine innings (0.54).[50] He led all major league pitchers with an average fastball velocity of 98.0 miles per hour.[51] He led the major leagues in stolen bases given up, with 48 (18 ahead of Jimmy Nelson; as only nine runners were caught stealing).[52] He started the 2016 NL Wild Card Game and pitched seven shutout innings, but the Mets lost to the San Francisco Giants.[53]

Syndergaard finished eighth in Cy Young Award voting. He also placed in a three-way tie with Christian Yelich and Addison Russell for 19th in voting for the 2016 National League Most Valuable Player Award.[54]


Syndergaard featured at the Mets team store, 2017

Syndergaard started on Opening Day for the Mets in 2017. Against the Atlanta Braves, Syndergaard struck out seven over six innings and got a base hit in a 6–0 Mets victory. He left the game early due to a blister on his middle finger which caused him to get a no decision.[55] On April 30, Syndergaard left the game after experiencing tightness in his right biceps. The next day, on May 1, he was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a torn lat muscle in his right arm.[56][57] He was transferred to the 60-day disabled list on May 7.[58]

Syndergaard rejoined the Mets' active roster in late September. He returned to the mound on September 23, when he started against the Nationals and pitched the first inning. The short length of Syndergaard's outing was intentional and determined prior to the game, as the appearance was considered part of his rehab process.[59] Syndergaard required only five pitches to complete the inning. After the game, he said of his decision to return before the end of the 2017 season, "I feel like I needed it just because I've put in so much work the past five months. I felt like I needed to get something out of it. Otherwise, what was I really doing?"[60] He pitched in the team's final game of the season, pitching two scoreless innings against Philadelphia.[61]


Syndergaard pitching in a rehab assignment with the Brooklyn Cyclones in 2018

For the second straight season, Syndergaard was chosen to start on Opening Day. He pitched 6 innings, striking out 10 batters, becoming the second Met, after Pedro Martinez in 2005, to register 10 or more strikeouts on Opening Day.[62] He was placed on the disabled list at the end of May and was activated on July 12, after missing the whole month of June with a strained ligament in his right index finger. On July 22, he was again placed on the disabled list after contracting hand, foot and mouth disease,[63] and returned on August 1.[64] He threw the first complete game of his career on September 2, striking out 11 batters in a 4–1 victory over the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park.[65] He pitched on the last day of the season, throwing his first shutout in a complete game to defeat the Miami Marlins by a score of 1–0 at Citi Field. For the season, he was 13–4, with a 3.04 ERA. He led the major leagues in stolen bases given up, with 32 (as only three runners were caught stealing).[66]


On May 2, 2019, Syndergaard threw a complete game shutout against the Cincinnati Reds, allowing four hits and striking out ten batters, and hit a solo home run for the Mets' only run. He was the first pitcher since Bob Welch in 1983 to throw a shutout and hit a home run in a 1–0 win.[67] For the performance, he was named National League Player of the Week for the week of April 29 to May 5.[68] Syndergaard again won National League Player of the Week honors for the week of July 29 to August 4, after starts against the Chicago White Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates.[69][70]

Between September 2, 2018 and September 13, 2019, Syndergaard set a National League record by striking out in 32 consecutive games.[71]

Syndergaard finished the 2019 season with a 10–8 record and 4.28 ERA over 32 starts, striking out 202 and walking 50.[72] He had a -7 Defensive Runs Saved (DRS) rating, the lowest in the major leagues among pitchers.[73]


On March 24, 2020, Syndergaard was diagnosed with a torn UCL in his right elbow and underwent Tommy John surgery on March 26, putting him out for the entire 2020 season.[74][75]


On May 27, 2021, Syndergaard was shut down from throwing for six weeks with inflammation in his right elbow after he had exited a rehab start the day before.[76] On September 28, 2021, Syndergaard was selected to the Mets roster for the first time since 2019. [77]

Pitching style[edit]

The 6-foot-6 right-hander throws from an overhand delivery.[78] PITCHf/x data shows him throwing two fastballs (four-seam, sinker) at 95–99 miles per hour (153–159 km/h), while topping out at 101 mph, along with a curveball between 80–84 miles per hour (129–135 km/h), a changeup, and a slider at 88–94 miles per hour (142–151 km/h).[79] He added the slider to his repertoire during his first season in the majors. He initially began working with it to increase the spin on his curveball, saying in July 2015, "As of now, I’m just a fastball / curveball / changeup guy."[80] However, by that year's postseason, he was using the pitch with regularity, throwing 17 in his first playoff appearance.[81]

On his mound presence, Syndergaard has said, "I feel like most people think I'm kind of this quiet guy, but when I'm on the mound ... I try to be as intimidating as possible. I try to use that as a weapon of mine. I feel like I'm on top of the world when I'm on the mound."[82]

Beginning in 2016, Syndergaard altered his windup to minimize movement, resembling his motion when in the stretch.[83][84]

Personal life[edit]

Syndergaard is a weightlifting enthusiast and is capable of squatting 455 pounds (206 kg) and deadlifting 512 pounds (232 kg).[4] After he shared a photo of himself weight training while dressed as the superhero Thor, due to the similarity between his last name and the fictional location Asgard, he acquired the nickname "Thor".[10][85] Syndergaard has embraced the nickname; his mother has an Australian Shepherd named Thor and Syndergaard has "Thor" stitched into one of his gloves.[1] Syndergaard has taken to naming all of his gloves after fictional characters. He has previously used gloves named "Drago" (after the Rocky IV character), "Heisenberg" (after the alias of a Breaking Bad character) and "Rick Grimes" (after The Walking Dead character).[1] Syndergaard auctions his gloves off in order to raise money for the Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation,[86] which raises money to fight Sjögren's disease, an autoimmune disease from which his mother suffers. In 2017 the Mets collaborated with Marvel Comics to put out a Noah Syndergaard as Thor bobblehead and held fan giveaways of the souvenir at games at Citi Field during the 2017 and 2018 seasons.[87][88]

Syndergaard has made several appearances on television shows. In 2017, he made a cameo appearance in "The Spoils of War", a Season 7 episode of Game of Thrones on HBO, in which he played an unnamed Lannister spearman in the season's climactic battle.[89] Syndergaard appeared in a Season 1 episode of Kevin Can Wait, a sitcom starring Mets fan Kevin James, in which he played a man wearing a Viking costume for Halloween.[90] He voiced himself in a baseball-themed episode of the animated series Uncle Grandpa alongside fellow MLB players Chris Archer, Adam Jones, José Altuve, and David Price.[91] He also appeared as himself in a segment of the prank reality program Impractical Jokers featuring Joe Gatto.[92]


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