Tag: Zack Wheeler

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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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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