Tag: Zack Wheeler

Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

An article by posted on February 23, 2016 0 Comments
Special Feature: Keith Law Talks Mets Baseball With MMO

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of spending 40 minutes on the phone with ESPN Senior Baseball Writer Keith Law. Keith is a lead baseball analyst for ESPN.com and senior analyst for Scouts.Inc. He formerly worked in the front office of the Toronto Blue Jays. I interviewed Keith before last season and he graciously […]

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Zack Wheeler, The Ace Up The Mets’ Sleeve

An article by posted on February 8, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler, The Ace Up The Mets’ Sleeve

Tommy. John. Those are two words that no player wants to hear, especially pitchers. Unfortunately, Zack Wheeler‘s worst fear became a reality once he went under the knife on March 25, 2015. From that moment on, it has been sheer grit and determination to get back onto the diamond and rejoin the what should be […]

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Gilmartin, Montero, Verrett Could Fill Sixth Starter Role

An article by posted on February 4, 2016 0 Comments
Gilmartin, Montero, Verrett Could Fill Sixth Starter Role

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets could turn to one of Sean Gilmartin or Logan Verrett as a sixth starter during the first half of the season. I would also add Rafael Montero into that equation as well. That is based on comments made by general manager Sandy Alderson on Wednesday, who said the […]

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Thoughts On Zack Wheeler and His Evolution

An article by posted on February 2, 2016 0 Comments
Thoughts On Zack Wheeler and His Evolution

In an exclusive interview with rehabbing Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler, Kevin Kernan of the New York Post covered a variety of issues that go beyond the typical reports we’ve been getting on the former top pitching prospect in baseball. It’s not the usual mundane “Wheeler feels great” blah, blah, blah, push the “publish” button, mission accomplished […]

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Collins Says Innings Limits Won’t Be An Issue For Starters In 2016

An article by posted on January 20, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Says Innings Limits Won’t Be An Issue For Starters In 2016

According to Terry Collins, Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, and Noah Syndergaard will all be let loose in 2016 and not have any sort of innings limits. In an interview with MLB.com Collins said, “Fortunately, we’re not going to have to worry about innings this year. I think we’re always going to be concerned with workload. These […]

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Zack Wheeler Is Throwing In PSL, Ahead Of Schedule

An article by posted on January 19, 2016 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Is Throwing In PSL, Ahead Of Schedule

Here’s a quick update. In an interview with MLB.com on Sunday, Mets manager Terry Collins said that right-hander Zack Wheeler is looking great and is ahead of schedule as he continues his comeback from Tommy John surgery last Spring. “He looks tremendous,” Collins said. “He’s in St. Lucie now. He’s throwing. He realizes it’s going to […]

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Wheeler Targeting Mid Season Return, Wants To Stay With Mets

An article by posted on December 4, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Targeting Mid Season Return, Wants To Stay With Mets

After missing the entire 2015 due to injury, Zack Wheeler is determined to make a major impact next season. Wheeler is continuing to make progress from Tommy John surgery, and he is targeting a June or July comeback according to Kristie Ackert of the NY Daily News. Ackert says that he’s throwing from 120 feet […]

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Ask MMO: Trading Duda and Wheeler for Todd Frazier

An article by posted on November 26, 2015 0 Comments
Ask MMO: Trading Duda and Wheeler for Todd Frazier

Derek G. asks… I saw this trade proposed by MetsBlog and wanted to get one of your opinions on it. Would you trade Lucas Duda and Zack Wheeler to the Reds for Todd Frazier? Frazier could replace Duda at first base and immediately give the Mets a more consistent hitter that can bat third or […]

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Featured Article: Would You Trade Zack Wheeler and Brandon Nimmo For Carlos Gonzalez?

An article by posted on November 24, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Article: Would You Trade Zack Wheeler and Brandon Nimmo For Carlos Gonzalez?

In an article by Jim Bowden of ESPN.com, he lists five trades he would like to see happen before the Winter Meetings next month in Nashville. One deal he mentions is the Mets trading Zack Wheeler and Brandon Nimmo for Rockies’ All-Star outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. With the Mets looking to replace Yoenis Cespedes and Daniel […]

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Mets Still Not Likely To Trade Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on November 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Still Not Likely To Trade Zack Wheeler

< Because of the depth of the New York Mets young starting rotation, there have been thoughts of the Mets trading Zack Wheeler, who is still recovering from Tommy John surgery. They nearly sent Wheeler to the Milwaukee Brewers along with Wilmer Flores in exchange for Carlos Gomez on July 29 but the trade was […]

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The Crazies

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
The Crazies

Last night may have just been one of the most harrowing and bewildering evenings I’ve ever experienced watching a baseball game. Tom Hanks may have gotten it wrong, because last night we saw lots of crying in baseball. I’m sure sports talk radio, the talking heads on TV, and everyone on  social media, will have […]

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