In an interview with the New York Daily News, soon-to-be-inducted Baseball Hall of Famer John Smoltz had some high praise for the Mets’ young pitching quintet of Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz and Jacob deGrom.
“They’re way better,” Smoltz told Daniel Popper. “They’ve got more talent than we could ever have.”
The legendary braves rotations of the 1990s that Smoltz pitched on included three Hall of Famers including Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine along with Smoltz, and helped the Braves to 16 consecutive division titles and a World Series title in 1995.
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