Tag: Zack Wheeler

Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

An article by posted on February 22, 2017 0 Comments
Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

Terry Collins spoke with reporters today and said that Zack Wheeler‘s bullpen today was the best he’s seen since his surgery. Wheeler threw 30 pitches at about 85-90% effort and incorporated curveballs. Collins also mentioned that Wheeler could pitch in a Spring Training game on March 8th, after a day off. The rest of the […]

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Statcast: Mets Pitching Staff Projected To Throw Hardest In MLB

An article by posted on February 18, 2017 0 Comments
Statcast: Mets Pitching Staff Projected To Throw Hardest In MLB

It doesn’t come as a surprise when you have guys like Noah Syndergaard throwing 100 MPH gas with regularity, but the Mets as a whole possess the hardest fastballs in the MLB, according to Statcast. Last season, the Mets averaged 93.6 MPH on their fastballs which ranked third in the MLB. They go into this […]

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The Mets Approach to Using Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on February 17, 2017 0 Comments
The Mets Approach to Using Zack Wheeler

Spring training is a time for practice, high hopes for the upcoming season, and storylines that are blown out of proportion. One of the biggest storylines right now is Zack Wheeler and the tenderness in his elbow. The Mets know that Wheeler needs to be eased back into Major League action after not pitching a […]

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Zack Wheeler Plays Catch, Aiming For Weekend Bullpen

An article by posted on February 16, 2017 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Plays Catch, Aiming For Weekend Bullpen

Zack Wheeler played catch today for about 10 minutes with New York Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen with no ill effects. This coming the day after it was reported that he felt some “tenderness” in his right elbow after a recent bullpen session. Wheeler was scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Friday in Port […]

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How Have Things Changed Since Zack Wheeler Last Pitched?

An article by posted on February 14, 2017 0 Comments
How Have Things Changed Since Zack Wheeler Last Pitched?

One of the Mets’ bigger storylines this spring training season will undoubtedly be the return of Zack Wheeler. The former top prospect underwent Tommy John surgery in 2015, and has missed each of the last two seasons. If it seems like he hasn’t pitched in forever, that’s because he hasn’t. And boy, have things changed […]

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Zack Wheeler is Skeptical of Bullpen Stint

An article by posted on February 8, 2017 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler is Skeptical of Bullpen Stint

Zack Wheeler aims to return to the New York Mets’ starting rotation in 2017 after being sidelined for the past two seasons due to Tommy John surgery. It has been talked about within the organization that Wheeler will likely start the season in the bullpen, something he is not too keen on as he told Kevin […]

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Wheeler Feels 100%, Could Throw In Pen To Limit Innings

An article by posted on February 2, 2017 0 Comments
Wheeler Feels 100%, Could Throw In Pen To Limit Innings

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler was a guest on MLB Network radio earlier today and said that he hadn’t felt 100% healthy until right now. Wheeler, 26, hasn’t pitched for the Mets in a major league game since 2014, lasting only one inning in a rehab start last season for St. Lucie. In two seasons […]

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A History of Mets No. 1 Overall Prospects

An article by posted on January 26, 2017 0 Comments
A History of Mets No. 1 Overall Prospects

Amed Rosario is the Mets’ best prospect, according to Baseball America. He even graced the magazine’s cover recently, so there is little doubt that he will be the most watched minor leaguer in Port St. Lucie this spring. Well, aside from Tim Tebow. But if history is any indicator, that might not be a good […]

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Sherman: How Volatile Are The Mets?

An article by posted on January 15, 2017 0 Comments
Sherman: How Volatile Are The Mets?

The New York Mets are a team with many question marks, no doubt. Joel Sherman of the New York Post takes a look at all of the things that could possibly go wrong for the kings of queens in the upcoming season. The team has high expectations going into the 2017 season as they look to […]

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Darling Predicts Big Year for Mets Pitching

An article by posted on January 9, 2017 0 Comments
Darling Predicts Big Year for Mets Pitching

New York Mets legend and current broadcaster for SNY, Ron Darling, predicts a historic year in 2017 for this pitching staff. Darling spoke of the team’s upcoming season with John Harper of the NY Daily News. “I really think they’re going to give you a show like you haven’t seen in quite some time. I […]

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