Tag: Zack Wheeler

Zack Wheeler Will Have Elbow Examined On Wednesday

An article by posted on August 16, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Will Have Elbow Examined On Wednesday

Mets RHP Zack Wheeler will have his elbow examined by Dr. Andrews on Wednesday, Mets assistant GM John Ricco told reporters last night in Arizona. As was previously reported, Wheeler felt some elbow discomfort after making his rehab appearance on August 6. “He felt it after that one initial outing,” Ricco said of Wheeler’s elbow soreness. “He […]

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Brewers Insisted On Zack Wheeler In Jonathan Lucroy Deal

An article by posted on August 8, 2016 0 Comments
Brewers Insisted On Zack Wheeler In Jonathan Lucroy Deal

Zack Wheeler Hit 96 MPH on Saturday for St. Lucie Mets Update – Aug 8 According to John Harper of the Daily News, two sources say the Milwaukee Brewers were firm in asking for Zack Wheeler as part of and deal for catcher Jonathan Lucroy, after the Mets made it clear they weren’t giving up […]

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Mets May Not Acquire Starter Before Monday’s Deadline

An article by posted on July 29, 2016 0 Comments
Mets May Not Acquire Starter Before Monday’s Deadline

According to Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com on Twitter, the asking price for starting pitching is very high right now, and it may dissuade the Mets from making a trade before Monday’s deadline, instead choosing to rely on internal options such as Logan Verrett and Zack Wheeler. Verrett, pictured above, has had mixed success this year […]

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No Current Timetable For Zack Wheeler’s Return

An article by posted on July 9, 2016 0 Comments
No Current Timetable For Zack Wheeler’s Return

With news coming down on Friday afternoon that Matt Harvey would be electing to go with season-ending surgery to address his diagnosis of thoracic outlet syndrome, it’s very unlikely that the Mets will be turning to right-hander Zack Wheeler anytime soon. Prior to the start of the season, it was believed that we would be seeing Wheeler […]

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Wheeler Throws From Mound For First Time Since Surgery

An article by posted on May 23, 2016 0 Comments
Wheeler Throws From Mound For First Time Since Surgery

Zack Wheeler threw 10 fastballs off of the mound on Monday, his first time doing so since having Tommy John surgery before the 2015 season.  (Rubin, Carig) Wheeler, the second of the Mets’ five stud pitching prospects (after Matt Harvey) to arrive in Flushing, went 18-16 with a 3.50 ERA, a 1.34 WHIP and 271 […]

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Wheeler To Undergo Minor Surgery On Elbow

An article by posted on April 8, 2016 0 Comments
Wheeler To Undergo Minor Surgery On Elbow

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler is due to undergo a minor surgical procedure to remove an undissolved stitch from last year’s Tommy John surgery, according to a report by ESPN.com. “The operation is not considered serious, and Wheeler may resume his normal pitching rehab within two weeks, after allowing the wound to heal.” The […]

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Five Mets Storylines To Watch This Season

An article by posted on April 4, 2016 0 Comments
Five Mets Storylines To Watch This Season

Pop the champagne bottles and prepare the libations as the Mets gear up for their 2016 season! Okay maybe this is a slight overreaction, but we do have ample reason to be excited and hopeful this year. Between the rotation back at full force, David Wright‘s recovery, Yoenis Cespedes‘ return, Wilmer Flores‘ new role, and a brand […]

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2016 Season Preview: Noah Syndergaard, RHP

An article by posted on April 2, 2016 0 Comments
2016 Season Preview: Noah Syndergaard, RHP

Noah Syndergaard Bats/Throws: L/R DOB: August 29, 1992 (23 on Opening Day) Contract Status: Pre-Arb (Will make league minimum) 2015 Review Noah Syndergaard burst onto the scene in a big way last season, at times pitching like an ace. The six-foot-six righty brought an incredible array of pitches that was at times even more impressive than […]

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Zack Wheeler Hungry To Join Rotation

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Hungry To Join Rotation

Zack Wheeler understands that injuries and the rise of the other four members of the starting staff have pushed his status down a peg. With a July return in sight, Wheeler is looking to change that mind set. Speaking with Mike Puma of the NY Post,, Wheeler, 25, says he understands that his pitching brethren […]

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Mets Notes: Wheeler, Goeddel and Edgin Progressing Nicely

An article by posted on March 15, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Wheeler, Goeddel and Edgin Progressing Nicely

LHP Josh Edgin continues to progress in his rehab as he seeks to return from Tommy John Surgery. Edgin tossed live batting practice to third baseman David Wright on Tuesday in Port St. Lucie according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. The hard-throwing lefty reliever is expected to return to the Mets sometime in May after missing […]

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Wheeler Throws 10 Pitches, Takes Another Step Forward In Rehab

An article by posted on February 27, 2016 0 Comments
Wheeler Throws 10 Pitches, Takes Another Step Forward In Rehab

Right-hander Zack Wheeler tossed 10 pitches from the slope of the pitcher’s mound at Tradition Field on Saturday in Port St. Lucie. “As small as it was, it’s a big milestone,” Wheeler said. “Even if it was seven throws off the front of the mound, it’s still feet on the dirt, getting back on the slope […]

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