Mets RHP prospect Rafael Montero tossed six scoreless innings for Triple-A Las Vegas, who won, 9-2 win, on Thursday.
Noah Syndergaard is scheduled to make his Triple-A debut on Friday night.
Triple-A starting pitchers, including Montero and Syndergaard, may get time pitching in the bullpen during April and May to limit their innings and make them more available to pitch for the Mets later in the season (Newsday, Apr. 3).
GEICO SportsNite has highlights of Montero’s start on Thursday night for Triple-A Las Vegas in which he pitched six shutout innings.