Tag: Zack Wheeler

Time to End the Collins Era and Bring On Backman

An article by posted on May 16, 2013 0 Comments
Time to End the Collins Era and Bring On Backman

The Terry Collins era was always going to go down as the bridge to brighter days. How else could you explain Sandy Alderson making Collins his first manager with the track record he possessed three years ago? Collins oversaw teams collapse in Houston and Anaheim, with the latter resulting in a mutiny. He was well-placed […]

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Mets By The Numbers: This Post Is Not For The Squeamish

An article by posted on May 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets By The Numbers: This Post Is Not For The Squeamish

Where would this team be without Matt Harvey? Is it safe to say that as of this moment, the only proven and legit core player under the age of 30 this team has is The Dark Knight of Gotham? I like Jon Niese a lot, but is he a core player? Or just an number […]

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Timeline To Contention: What Exactly Is The Strategy?

An article by posted on May 15, 2013 0 Comments
Timeline To Contention: What Exactly Is The Strategy?

Six weeks into a season that stretches over six months may be a tad early to make pronouncements on expected outcomes for this year’s Mets squad, but the indicators of relative strengths and weaknesses have at least given a reasonable hint of what can be looked for going forward. A sub-.500 record with a propensity […]

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Mets Place Atchison On DL, Collin McHugh Promoted And Will Work Out Of Bullpen

An article by posted on May 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Place Atchison On DL, Collin McHugh Promoted And Will Work Out Of Bullpen

Updated by HoJo at 6:00 PM Scott Atchison, who experienced numbness in his fingers while pitching Monday, has been placed on the disabled list according to Assistant GM John Ricco. Atchison was examined Tuesday in New York by team doctors who said there is “no new structural damage.” The 37 year old veteran reliever opted not […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/14: (Update) Wheeler To Miss Next Start

An article by posted on May 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/14: (Update) Wheeler To Miss Next Start

  Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas dropped to Albuquerque, 5-2.  Binghamton topped Akron, 5-3.  St. Lucie dropped to Brevard County, 6-5. Savannah lost to Charleston, 5-3.  Injury News The Wheeler Watch has taken a turn…hopefully not for the worst. Adam Rubin has reported that Zack Wheeler will miss his next start due to discomfort […]

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We Can Confirm That Las Vegas 51s Have Been Sold To New Ownership Group

An article by posted on May 13, 2013 0 Comments
We Can Confirm That Las Vegas 51s Have Been Sold To New Ownership Group

Just got off the phone with Jim Gemma, the Media Relations Director of the Las Vegas 51s, and can confirm that the Mets Triple-A affiliate has indeed been sold. The Howard Hughes Corporation and Play Ball Owners Group form the new ownership group and our beat writer is on the way to the park right now where they are expected […]

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Wheeler To Flushing: The Timing Feels Right…

An article by posted on May 13, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler To Flushing: The Timing Feels Right…

How many of you are sitting at home tonight, wondering and asking yourselves how long it will be until we finally see Zack Wheeler wearing that uniform and hurling 98 mph fastballs from the mound at Citi Field? The question is not an easy one to answer and in fact it’s a perfect paradox by […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/12: Wheeler’s Ready, Plawecki Stays Hot, Flores Picking It Up

An article by posted on May 12, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/12: Wheeler’s Ready, Plawecki Stays Hot, Flores Picking It Up

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas defeated Albuquerque, 4-3. Binghamton was rained out. St. Lucie was also rained out. Savannah took down Rome, 3-2. Prospect Pipeline Well…he did it again. I’ve been hesistant with Zack Wheeler since the beginning of the 2013 season, but I can hold nothing else against the young man. He is pitching […]

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Zack Wheeler Displays The Heart Of A Veteran In 4-3 Win

An article by posted on May 12, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Displays The Heart Of A Veteran In 4-3 Win

Las Vegas 4, Albuquerque 3 Last night I was at Cashman Field to witness the ace of the Las Vegas 51s and prized prospect Zack Wheeler on the mound. In many ways Wheeler lived up to the hype and pitched as expected. However, what I did NOT expect was the competitive spirit he displayed. His poise is […]

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Wheeler Watch: Met Prospect Cruises In His Longest Outing Of The Season

An article by posted on May 12, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Watch: Met Prospect Cruises In His Longest Outing Of The Season

Zack Wheeler took the hill tonight for Las Vegas, and was locked into cruise control for the majority of the night. He threw 99 pitches, 61 for strikes. Wheeler had seven strike outs and only allowed one walk to his final batter. That last comment is music to a lot of peoples’ ears. Wheeler looked […]

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