Noah Syndergaard sums up the Mets' 2016 season in one depressing tweet
The New York Mets failed to repeat as National League champions in 2016, though they did overcome a ton of adversity to reach the NL Wild Card Game.
Unfortunately for the Mets, they ran into Giants postseason deity Madison Bumgarner in that winner-take-all playoff matchup. And despite seven masterful innings (10 strikeouts, two hits, no runs) from ace Noah Syndergaard, New York was shut out by Bumgarner in a 3-0 defeat.
That loss -- and the entire season -- obviously still haunts Syndergaard, who sent this not-so-friendly farewell to 2016 on Wednesday:
The good news: All of the players listed as hurt/delayed in that tweet are expected to be healthy by spring training, meaning the 2017 season holds plenty of promise. The bad news: “Big Sexy” Bartolo Colon will be in spring training with the Braves.