Looks like Harvey-Wheeler Day is still on… Thanks Mother Nature… Matt Musico from MetsMinors.net just posted the following: Zack Wheeler will be making his final minor league start tonight before getting promoted to the major leagues. He’s set to debut on Tuesday at Turner Field against the Atlanta Braves, about 45 minutes away from his childhood home. He takes the mound tonight against the Tacoma Rainiers at Cashman Field in Las Vegas, and Adam Rubin reported that he’ll [...]
Dillon Gee was dominant for the Mets as they beat the St. Louis Cardinals by the score of 5-1 tonight at Citi Field to even the series at one game apiece. It was the third consecutive solid outing for Gee who is 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA in that span. The righthander held one of the most potent offenses in the game to just one earned run tonight in 6.2 innings pitched, scattering just six [...]
St. Louis Cardinals vs New York Mets Shelby Miller (7-3, 1.91) vs Dillon Gee (4-6, 5.20 ERA) Starting Lineup Jordany Valdespin, 2b Omar Quintanilla, ss David Wright, 3b Daniel Murphy, 1b Lucas Duda, lf Marlon Byrd, rf John Buck, c Kirk Nieuwenhuis, cf Dillon Gee, rhp Game Notes New York has lost three in a row and seven of its last eight games, following a season-high five-game winning streak. The Mets are 1-6 this month and are 3-7 in [...]
Jeremy Hefner started the game and while he was charged with six runs, only one of them were earned. He let up eight hits and walked two in 7.0 innings pitched while striking out two. One of the hits was a three-run blast by Allen Craig in the fifth. Greg Burke allowed two unearned runs in the sixth inning and David Aardsma allowed a solo home run to Shane Robinson in the eighth inning to complete [...]
With the hinted announcement that Zack Wheeler could be making his major league debut on June 18th, the Mets are officially on the clock for the future. June 18th is vital to the Mets future success, and it’s probably not for reasons you may think I am going to say. They need to trade Wheeler, if not for the team’s sake – then for his sake. Wheeler is never, ever going to live up to [...]
The promotion of Zack Wheeler has been in discussion since the beginning of the season. Barring injury or poor performance (unlikely due to talent), it was the general consensus that Wheeler would be promoted this season. These rumblings have now come to fruition as it is rumored Wheeler will make his MLB debut as soon as next week. This opens up the discussion of who to send down. If this question was asked a few [...]
The New York Mets pounded out a season high 15 hits to beat the Washington Nationals by the score of 10-1 tonight at Nationals Park. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Mets who last won against the Yankees in the Subway Series oh so long ago. Marlon Byrd walloped two home runs, his seventh and eight longballs off the season. David Wright added another homer to give him eight for the year. [...]
New York Mets vs Washington Nationals 7:05 PM at National Park RHP Dillon Gee vs RHP Dan Haren Starting Lineup Omar Quintanilla SS Daniel Murphy 2B David Wright 3B Lucas Duda LF Marlon Byrd RF Ike Davis 1B Anthony Recker C Juan Lagares CF Dillon Gee RHP Game Notes The Mets have dropped four straight following their five-game winning streak. New York is 5-5 in its last 10 games. The Mets fell to 8-9 in one-run decisions [...]
Scouting Scale for Starting Pitchers: #1 Starter: Two plus pitches, average third pitch, plus-plus command, plus makeup #2 Starter: Two plus pitches, average third pitch, average command, average makeup #3 Starter: One plus pitch, two average pitches, average command, average makeup #4-5 Starter: Average velocity, consistent breaking ball, decent changeup, command of two pitches Jeremy Hefner and Dillon Gee are fighting for their spots in the rotation over their next 1-2 starts as Zack Wheeler [...]
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Last updated: 06/18/2013
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