|Mets' Acquisition Thinks He's Figured Out 'Pitch-Tipping' Issues. New York Mets' Acquisition Thinks He's Figured Out 'Pitch-Tipping' Issues The New York Mets could have potentially made a great signing this offseason if their new acquisition has truly figured out the issues plaguing him. Author: Brad Wakai Publish date: Feb 15, 2024 4:04 PM EST In this story: New York Mets Entering the upcoming season, the New York Mets made some savvy acquisitions this winter that should give their pitching staff some depth they didn't have initially. The front office now knows Kodai Senga will be the ace of their staff for years to come, but they're hoping they can piece together a rotation behind him that allows the team to eventually compete. They'll be able
|Kodai Senga's 2024 workload an early hot topic for Mets' ace. It is natural to assume that Kodai Senga is going to take another step forward in 2024, his sophomore campaign in Major League Baseball with the Mets. The 31-year-old right-hander garnered Rookie of the Year and Cy Young consideration, posting a 2.98 ERA in 166.1 innings, and striking out 202 batters in the process behind the vaunted ghost forkball. Senga managed the high level despite a completely revamped workload. In a decade in Japan, he would pitch just once a week for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks and threw more than 148 innings in a season just twice.
|Mets' Kodai Senga taking modest approach regarding 'ace' label. PORT ST. LUCIE — Kodai Senga chose modesty over bravado on Wednesday when asked about wearing the “ace” label for the Mets' starting rotation this season. “I think the fact I am getting these types of questions might mean that some people might think of me that way,” the Japanese right-hander said through his interpreter following the first official workout for pitchers and catchers at Clover Park. “But that was the result of me just staying healthy and running healthy through the season last year. And I plan to do no different [now] … and we'll see what happens.” As a rookie Senga was insulated as last season began by Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander in a rotation that was expected to carry
|Mets ace Kodai Senga opens up about his goals for new season, including improving his road stats. When Kodai Senga came to New York from Japan a year ago, he slotted into a rotation full of established Major League talent. No longer behind two future Hall of Famers, every other pitcher will slot in behind Senga, the last ace standing. “I think the fact that I'm getting these types of questions means maybe some other people out there might think of me that way,” Senga said through translator Hiro Fujiwara on Wednesday at the Mets' Clover Park.
|Mets Morning News: May(s) Day. Meet the Mets To commemorate 2/4/24, the city of San Francisco proclaimed the day to be Willie Mays Day . Kodai Senga is expected to arrive in Florida either today or tomorrow, ahead of the rest of the team , to re-acclimate himself to life in the United States. New Met Luis Severino is on of the players highlighted by MLB dot com as a potential bounceback candidate for 2024. Around the National League East Mets Legend Adonis Medina signed a minor-league deal with the Washington Nationals . In another minor-league deal, the Braves signed former Cardinals reliever Jake Walsh . Around Major League Baseball If rumors are to be believed, the Kansas City Royals and Bobby Witt Jr. are discussing a