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Noah Syndergaard has elbow injury

Updated: May 27, 2014, 12:50 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Top pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard has been placed on the disabled list and will be dispatched to New York for an examination with team doctors after being diagnosed with a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow.

The injury can be a precursor to Tommy John surgery, but the Mets portrayed the injury as "mild" and not overly concerning.

"At this point we don't have a high level of concern," general manager Sandy Alderson said Monday afternoon. "But anytime the forearm ...

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