Tag: Zack Wheeler

MMO Fan Shot: Getting Zack Wheeler To October

An article by posted on 26/03/2017 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Getting Zack Wheeler To October

An MMO Fan Shot by Steve Lastoe With Zack Wheeler back on track to return to the major leagues, it’s time for the New York Metropolitans to really think about how to get the best out of him this season while ensuring his recovery is a success. Pitch counts, innings limits, six-man rotations, and even […]

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Seth Lugo Tapped To Start WBC Championship Game For Puerto Rico

An article by posted on 21/03/2017 0 Comments
Seth Lugo Tapped To Start WBC Championship Game For Puerto Rico

After a thrilling 4-3 extra-innings victory over the Netherlands on Monday night, Puerto Rico has tapped Seth Lugo of the New York Mets to start in the WBC championship game on Wednesday. Which team will face Puerto Rico will be decided tonight when the United States battles Japan for that final and cherished spot. The […]

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Robert Gsellman Has Fifth Spot In Rotation All But Locked Up

An article by posted on 20/03/2017 0 Comments
Robert Gsellman Has Fifth Spot In Rotation All But Locked Up

The Mets currently have the best of problems in that they have too many above-average starting pitchers to cram into a 5-man rotation. With four of those spots locked up by Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey, and Steven Matz, three young arms were left to compete for the fifth spot. As spring training is […]

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Could Zack Wheeler Break Camp With The Mets?

An article by posted on 17/03/2017 0 Comments
Could Zack Wheeler Break Camp With The Mets?

New York Mets pitcher, Zack Wheeler opened some eyes on Thursday as he took another successful step in the road to recovery with his second Grapefruit League start. Wheeler pitched 2.1 innings while allowing two runs on three hits and striking out two. He threw 50 pitches on the day and showed great velocity, hitting […]

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Spring Recap: Wheeler Hits 97 MPH in Mets 3-1 Loss

An article by posted on 16/03/2017 0 Comments
Spring Recap: Wheeler Hits 97 MPH in Mets 3-1 Loss

The New York Mets traveled to West Palm Beach to take on the Nationals at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, where they were defeated by the score of 3-1. Pitching Zack Wheeler made his second start of the spring. His velocity on his fastball sat around 94-95 MPH, and hit 96 and 97 at […]

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Zack Wheeler Hits 94 MPH in First Start of the Spring

An article by posted on 11/03/2017 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Hits 94 MPH in First Start of the Spring

The first week of spring training, New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler was said to have suffered a setback. Yesterday, Friday, Wheeler made his first start of the spring, continuing his long road back from Tommy John surgery. Wheeler missed the entire 2015 and 2016 seasons after undergoing the surgery in 2015. He was […]

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Wheeler To Make Grapefruit League Debut March 10

An article by posted on 01/03/2017 0 Comments
Wheeler To Make Grapefruit League Debut March 10

Per Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News, Zack Wheeler threw a live BP session today. Batters were mostly just tracking his pitches, however an attending scout said he looked “really good.” Wheeler, 26, threw 25-30 pitches and was very happy with his performance afterward. Anthony DiComo of MLB.com says will make his Grapefruit League debut […]

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Talkin’ Mets: Matt Ehalt Joins Us From PSL In A Big Show!

An article by posted on 23/02/2017 0 Comments
Talkin’ Mets: Matt Ehalt Joins Us From PSL In A Big Show!

Listen to a rare midweek Talkin’ Mets podcast. Today I am joined by Matt Ehalt of The Record who gives me the first Grapefruit League update of the Spring. Matt talks about Zack Wheeler, Travis d’Arnaud and why he believes this is the Mets’ best chance at winning it all. I also contrast the difference […]

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Collins Eyes Wheeler For First Game Action On March 8th

An article by posted on 22/02/2017 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 18/02/2017 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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