Tag: Zack Wheeler

Baseball America: Mets Have 5th Best System In MLB

An article by posted on March 31, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball America: Mets Have 5th Best System In MLB

Baseball America ranked the New York Mets with the 5th best farm system in MLB. The Mets have seen their farm ranking improve steadily as the system was restocked by Sandy and Co. and a dozen or so players from the prior regime rose to top prospect status or won regular major league jobs. Baseball […]

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Zack Wheeler Undergoes Successful Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Undergoes Successful Tommy John Surgery

The Mets announced that Zack Wheeler underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Wednesday to repair the flexor pronator tendon and reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The surgery was performed by Dr. David Altchek and he is expected to make a full recovery. Wheeler will miss all of 2015 and is expected to return about […]

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Terry Collins: “Matt Harvey Will Not Pitch Home Opener”

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins: “Matt Harvey Will Not Pitch Home Opener”

Matt Harvey was electric this afternoon at a sold-out Tradition Field where he stymied the New York Yankees with 5 2/3 innings of two-hit shutout baseball. And then Terry Collins announced that Harvey WILL NOT start the home opener… What?!?! I mean I get it. They used Harvey to sell out that first game so […]

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Wheeler Met With Dr. Altchek, Dealt With Bone Spur Last Season

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Met With Dr. Altchek, Dealt With Bone Spur Last Season

Zack Wheeler met Dr. David Altchek in New York on Wednesday to discuss his options, and is headed for Tommy John surgery after an MRI revealed a full tear of the UCL. He has yet to decide if the Mets’ Dr. Altchek will perform the surgery or fellow leading orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. There […]

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Wheeler News is Frustrating, But Hardly Shocking or Catastrophic

An article by posted on March 17, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler News is Frustrating, But Hardly Shocking or Catastrophic

As you have heard by now, Zack Wheeler is out for the season. He has a complete tear of the UCL in his pitching elbow and will require Tommy John Surgery, the same procedure that sidelined Matt Harvey in 2014 and will keep Josh Edgin out of action this year. Is this a frustrating development? […]

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Trying to Replace Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
Trying to Replace Zack Wheeler

Mets fans started their week with terrible news, learning that right-hander Zack Wheeler has a torn UCL, which suggests he may need Tommy John surgery, and thus, could be lost for the season. MetsTwitter is abuzz, blaming the organization for his high pitch counts last season, while also trying to find consolation in hoping that […]

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Zack Wheeler Has Torn UCL, Tommy John Surgery Looming

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Has Torn UCL, Tommy John Surgery Looming

The Mets just announced that Zack Wheeler has been diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will likely need season-ending Tommy John surgery. Wheeler will travel to New York City today to confirm the diagnosis and discuss his next steps with team orthopedist Dr. David Altchek, but Tommy John surgery is […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Hope Springs Eternal, Especially for the Mets

An article by posted on March 16, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Hope Springs Eternal, Especially for the Mets

An MMO Fan Shot by Andy Love As I wrote last year in Zen and the Misery of Being a Met Fan, since their heartbreaking loss in Game 7 of the 2006 playoffs, the Mets have experienced historic collapses to miss the playoffs, baffling player moves, an unprecedented number of injuries to star and potential star players, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Duda Batting Cleanup!)

An article by posted on March 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Duda Batting Cleanup!)

The New York Mets will host the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field in a 1:10 PM Saturday matinee. The game will be televised on WPIX. Right-hander Tyler Pill is starting for the Mets in place of Zack Wheeler who was scratched with a tender elbow. He will be opposed by right-hander Tanner Roark for the […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

RHP Zack Wheeler makes his Grapefruit League debut this afternoon as the New York Mets take on the Miami Marlins at 1:10 PM at Tradition Field. The Marlins will counter with former Yankee David Phelps. The game will air live on SNY. Wheeler allowed two hits and two walks in 1 2/3 innings in the […]

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