Torres However, Terry Collins noted there may be an issue with Torres’ availability on Tuesday.
After Sunday’s 7-6 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, Collins said he may end up needing to use Torres in relief on Monday, which would disqualify him from spot-start consideration.
“We’ll just see,” Collins said. “We may need Torres tomorrow.”
The alternative, presumably, would be using Rafael Montero or Noah Syndergaard. Montero is listed as Monday’s starter and Syndergaard as Tuesday’s start for Triple-A Las Vegas. Neither has yet to be officially scratched.
As for his level of concern about deGrom, who is due to be examined Monday in New York, Collins said: “He’s not concerned about it. The trainers really aren’t. I’m not overly concerned, except that he’s a young kid who has got a sore shoulder. And that scares me. So we’re going to go get it checked and let the professionals tell us how it is.”