Tag: Zack Wheeler

Wheeler Rebounds With Nearly Seven Innings Of One-Run Ball

An article by posted on April 30, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Rebounds With Nearly Seven Innings Of One-Run Ball

Zack Wheeler had a test of fortitude staring him in the face today when he took the mound against the Reno Aces. The good news for Mets fans is that the young Wheeler stared adversity in the face and punched it in the mouth. He ran into some trouble right out of the gate, as […]

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April Report Cards: Syndergaard Is Only Top 5 Prospect To Earn An “A”

An article by posted on April 30, 2013 0 Comments
April Report Cards: Syndergaard Is Only Top 5 Prospect To Earn An “A”

Noah Syndergaard accomplished two important things on Sunday. He picked up his first win of the season and he pitched seven innings for the first time in his professional career. That according to Jonathan Raymond who got a chance to get up close to the Mets pitching prospect in his last start. Syndergaard is trying […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/30: Nimmo In 2-for-30 Slide, Wheeler Looks To Rebound Today

An article by posted on April 30, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/30: Nimmo In 2-for-30 Slide, Wheeler Looks To Rebound Today

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas took down Reno, 9-5. Binghamton squeezed by Erie, 4-3. St. Lucie blew out Tampa, 7-1. Savannah got blown out by West Virginia, 10-1. Prospect Pipeline At 2:35 PM ET, all eyes will be on Mets prospect Zack Wheeler as he takes the mound for the 51s. After a so-so […]

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Mets Minors 4/28: Verrett And Lara Impress, Fulmer And Mateo Injury Update, Harris’ Hot Streak

An article by posted on April 28, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors 4/28: Verrett And Lara Impress, Fulmer And Mateo Injury Update, Harris’ Hot Streak

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas got rocked by Tacoma, 8-2. Binghamton defeated Akron, 7-2. St. Lucie blew out Bradenton, 13-5. Savannah edged out West Virginia, 1-0. Prospect Pipeline I strongly urge you to click the above link leading to the Binghamton recap, which features a wonderful analysis of Logan Verrett‘s most recent start on […]

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Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

An article by posted on April 27, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler: The Inverted W, PCL Effect, and Command Issues

Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog.com profiled pitching prospect Zack Wheeler in his latest installment of the Mets Minor League Report on Friday. I wanted to address the many problems I found with his analysis and conclusions. Before I go there, let’s take a quick look at where Zack Wheeler is right now. Currently, the young right-hander […]

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Mets Minors Report 4/26: Boyd Mashing, Wheeler Struggling, Flores Streaking, MMO Rocking

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Minors Report 4/26: Boyd Mashing, Wheeler Struggling, Flores Streaking, MMO Rocking

Last Night’s Quick Scores Las Vegas got edged out by Tacoma, 13-12. Binghamton had the night off. St. Lucie got rocked by Bradenton, 9-1. Savannah stunned Delmarva, 7-2. Prospect Pipeline All eyes will were on Zack Wheeler last night, and while his performance last night was better than his six walk performance last week, he doesn’t […]

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Wheeler Struggles, Bullpen Implodes, Rally In Ninth Falls Just Short For Vegas

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Struggles, Bullpen Implodes, Rally In Ninth Falls Just Short For Vegas

Las Vegas 12, Tacoma 13  The night did not look promising for Zack Wheeler as the first two hitters led off the game with back-to-back doubles, and before you could blink, the 51s were down 1-0. Wheeler settled down after that and retired the next three batters in order, including two strikeouts. Wheeler cruised through the […]

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Zack Wheeler Shaky, Allows Five Earned Runs Over Five Innings

An article by posted on April 26, 2013 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Shaky, Allows Five Earned Runs Over Five Innings

So Zack Wheeler took the mound on Thursday evening to try and bounce back from a bad start – and for a while, it looked like he was going to do just that. He allowed back-to-back doubles to begin the ballgame, which resulted in an earned run in the top of the first, but he […]

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Why I Feel Zack Wheeler Should Be In The Mets Rotation

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments
Why I Feel Zack Wheeler Should Be In The Mets Rotation

Zack Wheeler is a name we have all heard a lot lately. Probably too much, actually. But it’s a name I expect Mets fans will hear plenty more of over the coming years. Wheeler, the Mets’ top pitching prospect, is currently at Triple-A Las Vegas as he continues to work on control issues before he […]

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DePodesta On Montero and Pitchers Jumping From Double-A To Majors

An article by posted on April 24, 2013 0 Comments

Updated by Joe D. on 4/24 It’s almost word for word from what Mitch wrote yesterday, but here is what VP of Player Development Paul DePodesta had to say about Rafael Montero: “His fastball is very advanced right now, but the secondary pitches need to continue to get better,” DePodesta says. “He just needs to […]

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