Tag: Zack Wheeler

MLB Exec & Scouts Choose Mets Over Yankees, Harvey Wants To Be Like Wright

An article by posted on July 28, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Exec & Scouts Choose Mets Over Yankees, Harvey Wants To Be Like Wright

When one major league executive, was asked to choose between the current Mets’ roster or the current Yankees’ roster, he told the Daily News: “You have Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, and this feeling that they are building toward something. Over on the other side, there’s no Jeter, Granderson, Teixeira, Youkilis, probably no A-Rod. There’s not anyone […]

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Filthy, Nasty, Dominating… That’s What Mejia Was Against The Nationals

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Filthy, Nasty, Dominating… That’s What Mejia Was Against The Nationals

Before Sandy Alderson rolled into town and traded Carlos Beltran a couple of weeks after drafting Brandon Nimmo with his first selection in the 2011 draft, the top prospect for the Mets was Jenrry Mejia. However, by July of that season, he was merely an afterthought as he was beset by injuries that included Tommy […]

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Mets Pound Out 14 Hits In 7-4 Thumping Over The Braves

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Pound Out 14 Hits In 7-4 Thumping Over The Braves

The Mets pounded Braves pitching for 14 hits en route to a 7-4 victory this afternoon at Citi Field to gain a split of their four game series with Atlanta. Daniel Murphy and Marlon Byrd led the hit parade with three hits a piece including the 26th double of the season for Murphy who looks […]

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Braves vs Mets: Wheeler Tries To Avoid Series Loss, Satin and Lagares Both In Lineup

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Braves vs Mets: Wheeler Tries To Avoid Series Loss, Satin and Lagares Both In Lineup

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets Alex Wood (0-2, 2.45) vs. Zack Wheeler (3-1, 3.58) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Justin Turner – SS John Buck – C Juan Lagares – CF Zack Wheeler – RHP Game […]

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Have the Mets Reached a Turning Point?

An article by posted on July 25, 2013 0 Comments
Have the Mets Reached a Turning Point?

The 1983 Mets finished their season winning 31 of their final 60 games, including a stretch from July 31st to August 23rd where they went 15-7. They also won six of their final eight. Many will point to 1984 and the way the Mets stormed out of the gate as the turning point, but for me, the […]

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Braves Crush The Mets 8-2, But May Have Lost Hudson For Season

An article by posted on July 24, 2013 0 Comments
Braves Crush The Mets 8-2, But May Have Lost Hudson For Season

About the only good thing about tonight’s Mets game against the Braves were the spiffy bright orange jerseys. Atlanta beat the Mets by the score of 8-2 in front of a sparse crowd at Citi Field. Jeremy Hefner was manhandled as the Braves teed off on him for three home runs and chased him from […]

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Turner Activated, Burke Optioned To Triple-A, Germen Stays On

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Turner Activated, Burke Optioned To Triple-A, Germen Stays On

As expected, Greg Burke was optioned to Triple-A to make room for Justin Turner who was activated from the DL. Original Post 9:00 AM With the Mets all but set to activate Justin Turner from the disabled list today before they begin their series with the Atlanta Braves, many believed that reliever Gonzalez Germen would […]

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3 Up & 3 Down: Fillet of Phils Edition

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
3 Up & 3 Down: Fillet of Phils Edition

The Mets started began the second half of the season by winning two of three against the Philadelphia Phillies. Things got off to a rough start on Friday night, as the Phillies beat the tar out of the Mets, but things got better for the orange and blue behind the two young pitchers of the […]

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Pitchf/x Shows That At Worst, Wheeler Will Turn Out To Be A Useful Pitcher

An article by posted on July 22, 2013 0 Comments
Pitchf/x Shows That At Worst, Wheeler Will Turn Out To Be A Useful Pitcher

So far, Zack Wheeler is walking a man every other inning and not striking out too many more, and he’s doing it while throwing little beside fastballs. That according to Tim Marchman of the Wall Street Journal who did some digging and found some historical comps for the Mets rookie righthander. Marchman found 29 comps […]

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Wheeler Realizes He Needs To Address Command Issues Quickly

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Realizes He Needs To Address Command Issues Quickly

Zack Wheeler spoke to reporters after last night’s win and acknowledged that he needs to start addressing his command issues very quickly. “Been a few times now where I’ve had to come out of the game early because I’m throwing 20 pitches an inning, falling behind guys, stuff like that. It’s not going to work,” […]

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