Tag: Zack Wheeler

Mets Lose A 2-1 Heartbreaker After A Braves Two-Run Blast In The Ninth

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lose A 2-1 Heartbreaker After A Braves Two-Run Blast In The Ninth

What a punch in the gut… After a rain delay of three hours and 43 minutes, Dillon Gee took the mound and fired eight shutout innings against the Braves as the Mets took a 1-0 lead heading into the ninth. But it was all for naught as first baseman Freddie Freeman crushed a two-run, walk-off homer […]

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Wilpon Joins Alderson In Painting A Better Tomorrow, But I Need More Than Just Talk

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Wilpon Joins Alderson In Painting A Better Tomorrow, But I Need More Than Just Talk

Fred Wilpon spoke with Steven Marcus of Newsday on Monday and said he is confident in Sandy Alderson’s plan for the Mets. The Mets owner added that things will improve now that the big unproductive contracts are coming off the books. “We’re coming to the end of the time when we have had an overhang of players […]

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Top Prospect d’Arnaud Cleared To Begin Running Program

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Top Prospect d’Arnaud Cleared To Begin Running Program

Anthony DiComo is reporting that Travis d’Arnaud has been cleared to begin a running program, after he saw doctors today. That’s great news, and now you can get your minds running about the possibility of Travis d’Arnaud catching Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler in September. D’arnaud should be heading to Port St. Lucie to get his […]

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Wheeler Says He’s Not A Savior, But Will Try To Help Team Anyway He Can

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Says He’s Not A Savior, But Will Try To Help Team Anyway He Can

Zack Wheeler held a 14 minute press conference with reporters at Turner Field this afternoon ahead of his major league debut on Tuesday. Wheeler said he does not see himself as a savior. “I don’t think I’m the savior at all. We’ve got great arms here and we’ve got great players. We might not be […]

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Parnell Is Going Nowhere And I’d Bet Murphy Is Safe Too

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Parnell Is Going Nowhere And I’d Bet Murphy Is Safe Too

Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that a source told him the Mets do not intend to trade Bobby Parnell as the trade deadline approaches and consider him to be a “valuable” piece for the team. Martino says this supports Alderson’s claim that he could be a buyer at the trade deadline and […]

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More Changes: Mets Promote Torres, Option Burke, DFA McHugh

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments
More Changes: Mets Promote Torres, Option Burke, DFA McHugh

Forced to exercise a clause that would have prevented him from becoming a free agent, the Mets promoted right-hander Carlos Torres from Triple-A Las Vegas. To make room for him, the team optioned reliever Greg Burke to Vegas and designated Collin McHugh for assignment to clear a 40-man roster spot. Torres, 30, exercised an opt-out in his contract Friday, giving […]

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Alderson: Montero Is A Long Shot To Be Promoted To Mets In 2013

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments

Echoing what Terry Collins told reporters on Friday, Sandy Alderson told season ticket holders at Citi Field this morning, that Rafael Montero is a longshot to be promoted to the Mets this season. He cited an innings limit as the reason and said he’s currently about 70-80 innings away from being shutdown for the season. […]

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Last Night, Wheeler Thanked Fans For Support

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments
Last Night, Wheeler Thanked Fans For Support

Zack Wheeler is expected to remain with Triple-A Las Vegas and throw his between-starts bullpen session with the Pacific Coast League club before joining the Mets on Monday in Atlanta. He is expected to pitch the nightcap of Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Braves at Turner Field. Terry Collins said the nighttime assignment is designed to keep […]

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Mets By The Numbers: Comparing The Seasons Of Gee And Hefner

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets By The Numbers: Comparing The Seasons Of Gee And Hefner

With Zack Wheeler’s arrival Tuesday, the Mets will spend some time utilizing a six-man rotation designed to afford Dillon Gee and Jon Niese a little extra rest to straighten out some tendinitis issues. That won’t last forever, however, and at some point, either Gee, Jeremy Hefner or Shaun Marcum will head to the bullpen. It’ll be […]

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Which Young Arm Do The Mets Trade For A Bat?

An article by posted on June 14, 2013 0 Comments

In response to which young arm or arms the Mets should trade for a bat this trade deadline or offseason… I actually believe that Rafael Montero is the least likely to be traded among all pitching prospects in the organization right now, at least as long as this front office is in place. There´s a […]

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