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New York Mets’ Noah Syndergaard tests positive for COVID-19

New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard delivers a pitch during the first inning of a rehab assignment start for the St. Lucie Mets against Daytona Tortugas on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at Clover Park in Port St. Lucie. According to a statement from the Mets, Syndergaard was removed after one inning due to right elbow soreness.

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New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard delivers a pitch during the first inning of a rehab assignment start for the St. Lucie Mets against Daytona Tortugas on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at Clover Park in Port St. Lucie. According to a statement from the Mets, Syndergaard was removed after one inning due to right elbow soreness. Tcn Syndergaard

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard has tested positive for COVID-19, the New York Post reported Sunday.

Syndergaard, who is vaccinated, turned 29 on Sunday.

Syndergaard appeared to confirm the news in a tweet that read “This birthday is so sick.”

He had been scheduled to make a second rehab start for Class A Brooklyn on Sunday, continuing his recovery from Tommy John surgery in March 2020.

An All-Star in 2016, Syndergaard has not pitched in the majors since 2019. He has a 1.50 ERA in three minor-league starts this season with St. Lucie and Brooklyn, striking out seven and walking one in six innings.

Syndergaard is 47-30 with a 3.31 ERA in 119 games (118 starts) since making his debut in 2015. He has struck out 775 batters and walked 166 in 716 innings.

–Field Level Media