Tag: Zack Wheeler

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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Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

An article by posted on March 9, 2015 0 Comments
Will Logjam Keep Syndergaard and Matz in Vegas When They’re Ready?

The front end of the Mets rotation is young and looks sharp.  Even as a fan of the NY Mets, I take for granted how deep this pitching is, both in quality and in quantity. Matt Harvey will lead fellow flame throwers Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler in a 1-2-3 punch that will buckle opposing […]

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Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Approves of How Wright and Parnell Handled Syndergaard

Manager Terry Collins spoke with Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com and fully supported the way David Wright handled the situation with top prospect Noah Syndergaard on Tuesday afternoon. “There’s a code of conduct in a professional locker room. Our captain thought it was abused and therefore he took action. I’m on his side. I’m sure there’s […]

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Spring Swagger or Naïveté?

An article by posted on March 3, 2015 0 Comments
Spring Swagger or Naïveté?

Spring Training comes with its own measure of swagger. Optimism is the size of a grapefruit. Predictions of an October pennant race sound as sweet as a sun-kissed Florida orange. From Florida to Arizona, managers and coaches spew sweet accolades on the crop of prospects and the 30-something coming back from season-ending surgery is once again fresh […]

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Noah Syndergaard: Refocused, Recharged, Driven

An article by posted on February 28, 2015 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard: Refocused, Recharged, Driven

While all the attention and focus was on Matt Harvey during Friday’s live batting practice at Tradition Field, top prospect Noah Syndergaard also tossed to Mets batters and was equally as impressive. “It was nice coming in and throwing after Harvey did. All the eyes are more on him than me. It’s cool to share […]

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