Tag: Zack Wheeler

The Mets’ Organization Has Failed Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets’ Organization Has Failed Zack Wheeler

We’ve all heard and participated in the endless discussions about Zack Wheeler. It seems to me that we all focus on the command, which admittedly is an issue, but to me there is a greater issue here. When I watch a baseball game, I don’t watch for a pitcher to tip his pitches. Last night […]

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Featured Post: Patience Is Bitter…But It’s Fruit Is Sweet

An article by posted on July 2, 2013 0 Comments
Featured Post: Patience Is Bitter…But It’s Fruit Is Sweet

Patience was never really a word you would hear when it comes to New York fan bases. Now, possibly more than ever, Mets fans with the exception of a vocal minority are practicing patience with regard to their expectations for this franchise. I know it’s tough to be a fan especially in New York and […]

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The Mets Weekly 7/1: Prospects Gone Wild Edition

An article by posted on July 1, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Weekly 7/1: Prospects Gone Wild Edition

Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the White Sox, Rockies and Nationals while weighing in on the Zack Wheeler, Jon Niese, Noah Syndergaard and other of the week’s storylines. Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter at @TheMetsWeekly and you can subscribe to them […]

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Davey Johnson On Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on July 1, 2013 0 Comments
Davey Johnson On Zack Wheeler

Barbara Barker of Newsday caught up with Washington Nationals manager Davey Johnson who had some nice things to say about Zack Wheeler, but also pointed out what the young right-hander’s main problem is. “You’ve got to like his arm,” Nationals manager Davey Johnson said. “He has a good fastball and breaking stuff. But it’s command. […]

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Days Like These

An article by posted on July 1, 2013 0 Comments
Days Like These

When the day arrives, and it’s clear Zack Wheeler has “figured it out,” this will be the day he will appreciate most. New York Mets fans will prefer to reflect on Wheeler’s first MLB start, six shutout innings vs. Atlanta, but Sunday will be one of those starts that will educate the Mets rookie most […]

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Wheeler And The Mets Get Shell Shocked In 13-2 Loss To The Nats

An article by posted on June 30, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler And The Mets Get Shell Shocked In 13-2 Loss To The Nats

Yeah…This was such a joke of a game that I insinuated in the shout box that I didn’t even think it deserved a recap. But it happened — and what’s done is done. Zack Wheeler, our touted prospect, took the mound against the Nationals for his Citi Field debut and it was rocky, to say […]

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Zack Wheeler And Why Hype Can Be A B**ch

An article by posted on June 30, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler And Why Hype Can Be A B**ch

Andy Martino of the Daily News weighs in on the problem with hype, projection, unrealised expectations, and something about Mike Pelfrey being the devil. It is dehumanizing, what happens to phenoms like Zack Wheeler over the long arc of a professional baseball career. In the minor leagues, you are an abstraction, a blank screen onto […]

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Nationals vs Mets: Wheeler Goes In Rubber Match, Wright Bobblehead Day

An article by posted on June 30, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals vs Mets: Wheeler Goes In Rubber Match, Wright Bobblehead Day

Nationals (40-40) vs Mets (33-44) LHP Gio Gonzalez (4-3, 3.31) vs RHP Zack Wheeler (1-0, 3.18) Starting Lineup Eric Young Jr., lf Daniel Murphy, 2b David Wright, 3b Marlon Byrd, rf Josh Satin, 1b John Buck, c Juan Lagares, cf Omar Quintanilla, ss Zack Wheeler, rhp Game Notes Dillon Gee limited the Nationals to one run […]

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Gee Solid In Mets 5-1 Win Over Nats

An article by posted on June 29, 2013 0 Comments
Gee Solid In Mets 5-1 Win Over Nats

Dillon Gee rebounded from from a poor start to give the Mets six solid innings in a 5-1 win over the Washington Nationals today at Citi Field. Gee has always had success against the Nats and had a 2.70 ERA in eight starts against them going into today. The right-hander had his changeup working and […]

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Wheeler Skipped His Bullpen On Thursday, Working To Prevent Tipping His Pitches

An article by posted on June 28, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Skipped His Bullpen On Thursday, Working To Prevent Tipping His Pitches

Zack Wheeler did not throw his bullpen session on Thursday and instead spent the day working with Dan Warthen on altering his delivery so as not to tip his pitches as he was during his start against the White Sox. Regarding the changes they are looking to make, Warthen told ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin: […]

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