Tag: Zack Wheeler

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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Beltran’s Cooperstown Headgear

An article by posted on July 21, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran’s Cooperstown Headgear

I find it impossible to read an article or a forum about Carlos Beltran without there being some mention of “the curveball” or Adam Wainwright. That of course refers to Game 7 of the 2006 NLCS where, with the bases loaded and the winning run on first base with two outs in the ninth, Beltran […]

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Mets Hang On For 5-4 Win Over Phillies

An article by posted on July 20, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Hang On For 5-4 Win Over Phillies

Coming off a three-hit, one-run performance against the San Francisco Giants, Zack Wheeler was greeted by a Jimmy Rollins home run and lasted just 4.2 innings in the Mets 5-4 win over the Phillies. In was Wheeler’s second start at Citi Field and just like his first one, was unable to complete five innings. The […]

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Phillies vs Mets: Wheeler Tackles Hamels As Amazins Look To Even Series

An article by posted on July 20, 2013 0 Comments
Phillies vs Mets: Wheeler Tackles Hamels As Amazins Look To Even Series

Phillies (Cole Hamels, 4-11, 4.05) at Mets (Zack Wheeler, 3-1, 3.54) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Daniel Murphy – 2B David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Josh Satin – 1B Juan Lagares – CF Anthony Recker – C Omar Quintanilla – SS Zack Wheeler – RHP  Game Notes After dropping their […]

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Hefner Rocked As Phillies Defeat The Mets In 13-8 Drubbing

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner Rocked As Phillies Defeat The Mets In 13-8 Drubbing

The Phillies torched Jeremy Hefner and racked up 11 runs in the first three innings on their way to a 13-8 win over the Mets tonight at Citi Field. Hefner was rocked for eight runs in two-plus innings before being pulled in the third before registering an out. he allowed 10 hits including a home […]

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Fan Shot From Afghanistan: Optimism in a Mets World

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Fan Shot From Afghanistan: Optimism in a Mets World

Brave service men and women are still in Afghanistan protecting the American ideal. Here is a special Fan Shot that comes from one of our friends still serving in Afghanistan, Staff Sergeant Michael Cunningham, US Army.   I am about to return from a nine month deployment to Afghanistan with a renewed optimism about the […]

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MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

With the New York Mets (41-50) about to embark on the second half of the the 2013 season, I hit up two dozen of our MMO writers for their overall grades by position for our Mid-Season Report Cards. For added measure we also included Terry Collins, Sandy Alderson and Mr. Met who was the only […]

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Featured Post: Reasons For Jeremy Hefner’s Marked Improvement

An article by posted on July 14, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Reasons For Jeremy Hefner’s Marked Improvement

Jeremy Hefner was drafted by the Mets out of high school in the 46th round of the 2004 June amateur draft.  He chose not to sign.  One year later, the Mets selected Hefner in the 48th round of the June amateur draft.  Once again, Hefner did not sign.  Instead, he transferred from small Seminole State […]

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