Mets add four to 40-man roster
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/20/2013) The Mets added pitchers Steven Matz, Jeff Walters, Jacob deGrom and Erik Goeddel to the 40-man roster Wednesday, protecting them from December's Rule 5 draft.
Matz went 5-6 with a 2.62 ERA, 1.17 WHIP and 121:38 K:BB ratio in 106 1/3 innings over 21 starts with Class A Savannah last season. Walters went 4-3 with a 2.09 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 60:16 K:BB ratio in 56 innings for Double-A Binghamton.
Pitching across three levels last season, deGrom went 7-7 with a 4.51 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 120:46 K:BB ratio in 147 2/3 innings over 26 starts, including 14 for Triple-A Las Vegas. Goeddel went 9-7 with a 4.37 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 125:58 K:BB ratio in 134 innings over 25 starts with Double-A Binghamtom.