Tag: Zack Wheeler

Could Zack Wheeler Debut During 5-Game Braves Series In June?

An article by posted on May 7, 2013 0 Comments
Could Zack Wheeler Debut During 5-Game Braves Series In June?

Updated on May 7 Zack Wheeler turned in his second straight strong outing with Triple-A Las Vegas, limiting Sacramento to three hits and a walk in six scoreless innings Sunday. Sandy Alderson has suggested Wheeler needs to turn in a string of positive starts before promotion consideration is made. That said, Adam Rubin of ESPN […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/6: Bowman Promoted To Lucie, Wheeler Heating Up, Leathersich Smoking Hot

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/6: Bowman Promoted To Lucie, Wheeler Heating Up, Leathersich Smoking Hot

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas knocked off Sacramento, 6-2.  Binghamton topped Harrisburg, 6-1.  St. Lucie nipped Daytona, 1-0.  Savannah had their game postponed due to rain.  Prospect Pipeline Zack Wheeler had his second solid start in a row yesterday against Sacremento. In six innings pitched, he sacrificed three hits while only waling one. He […]

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Moving Forward: Mets’ Arms Surplus and Possible Trade Targets

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
Moving Forward: Mets’ Arms Surplus and Possible Trade Targets

By now we are all aware of the tantalizing conga line of pitching prospects dancing their way up the ladder to Flushing. The litany of names is familiar: Zack Wheeler, Noah Syndergaard, Rafael Montero, Luis Mateo, Steven Matz, Michael Fulmer, Hansel Robles, Jacob deGrom, Jack Leathersich, Domingo Tapia, et al. It is only natural to […]

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Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not (April 28- May 5)

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors: Who’s Hot, Who’s Not (April 28- May 5)

Welcome to the second edition of Who’s Hot, Who’s Not. This week was a very intriguing one for followers of the Mets minor league system. We saw the rise of two top pitching prospects, and the fall of one who had been absolutely dominant. We also saw Kevin Plawecki continue to show why the Mets […]

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Wheeler Getting Into Midseason Form As Las Vegas 51s Edge River Cats 6-2

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Getting Into Midseason Form As Las Vegas 51s Edge River Cats 6-2

Las Vegas 6, Sacramento 2 Zack Wheeler took the hill yesterday afternoon against the River Cats and was firing on all cylinders as he made quick work of Sacramento, cruising to his second victory on the season. Wheeler took the mound looking to build off of his solid outing against the Reno Aces in which he struck out eight […]

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Harvey and Wheeler: One Ace Showing, Another One In The Hole

An article by posted on May 4, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey and Wheeler: One Ace Showing, Another One In The Hole

Blue chip pitching prospects are professional sports’ most delicate flower. Except, unlike a flower, no scientifically proven method has been established regarding proper cultivation. There’s no “right” way to bring a teenager up through an organization’s system while still absolutely maximizing his production at the major league level. And in the back of everyone’s mind […]

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Mets April Review: Harvey and Buck Shine, Davis Disapppoints, Best and Worst Moments

An article by posted on May 3, 2013 0 Comments
Mets April Review: Harvey and Buck Shine, Davis Disapppoints, Best and Worst Moments

As it often has been with the Mets over the years, what was once good quickly and dramatically turned sour as 5-2 fell to 10-15. The Mets rode Matt Harvey’s blistering start – they won five of his six starts – but have to be alarmed he was responsible for half their victories. Once again, […]

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Mets Minors Report 5/2: Lara Named Pitcher of the Week, Plawecki Ready For FSL, Bowman Still Dealing

An article by posted on May 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 5/2: Lara Named Pitcher of the Week, Plawecki Ready For FSL, Bowman Still Dealing

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas demolished Reno, 14-8. Binghamton got thrashed by Erie, 11-4. St. Lucie was beaten by Tampa, 7-3.  Savannah defeated Kannapolis, 6-3.  Minors News RHP Rainy Lara of the Savannah Sand Gnats was named the South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 28. Lara pitched a brilliant game tossing […]

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Three Years Into New Mets Era, But What’s Changed?

An article by posted on May 2, 2013 0 Comments
Three Years Into New Mets Era, But What’s Changed?

Strike up the band, the Mets pulled one out in the final game of the Marlins series to avoid getting swept by the worst team in baseball. I don’t need to tell you this, but being a Mets’ fan is about being disappointed, frustrated and angry. It shouldn’t have to mean being betrayed. After the […]

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Wheeler Pitching Better, Montero Pitching Worse, And The Smoking Gun

An article by posted on May 2, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Pitching Better, Montero Pitching Worse, And The Smoking Gun

  Rafael Montero was hotter than Scarlett Johansson in her Black Widow costume for his first four starts of the season, compiling three wins, 27 strikeouts and only one walk. Zack Wheeler was as cold as ice, struggling to find command and his first win of the year. The two men may be the brightest […]

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