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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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Collins Will Adjust Rotation If Harvey Starts All Star Game

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Will Adjust Rotation If Harvey Starts All Star Game

Pitching coach Dan Warthen told Mike Puma of the New York Post that he would adjust the rotation to allow Matt Harvey to start the All Star Game if Bruce Bochy gives him the nod. “That is 20 days away, a lot could change,” Collins said, referring to postponements that could alter the rotation. “But […]

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Mets Need To Get Out Of Wheeler’s Way

An article by posted on June 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Need To Get Out Of Wheeler’s Way

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s some sage advice for a franchise who oftentimes ends up making a good situation bad, and a bad situation worse. The Mets have always been an organization that loves to get their grubby little hands into everything. Sometimes their meanderings are harmless, but every now and then […]

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White Sox Edge The Mets 5-4 After Walk-off Single In Ninth

An article by posted on June 25, 2013 0 Comments
White Sox Edge The Mets 5-4 After Walk-off Single In Ninth

White Sox 5, Mets 4 The Mets lost the series opener to the White Sox tonight by the score of 5-4 on a walkoff single in the ninth at U.S. Cellular Field. Zack Wheeler made his second start of the season and didn’t fare very well, working out of trouble throughout his stint and having […]

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