Tag: Zack Wheeler

Fangraphs: Wheeler’s Shoulder, Walk Rates Concerning

An article by posted on January 3, 2014 0 Comments
Fangraphs: Wheeler’s Shoulder, Walk Rates Concerning

Jeff Zimmerman of Fangraphs offered a somewhat pessimistic outlook on Zack Wheeler and his upcoming 2014 season. Zimmerman cites two major factors that he believes could significantly limit Wheeler’s success: his walk rate, and his shoulder tightness that forced him to miss his final start last year. Wheeler’s walk rate in 2013 was 4.1, a […]

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Which Player Will Have A Breakthrough Season For The Mets In 2014?

An article by posted on January 2, 2014 0 Comments
Which Player Will Have A Breakthrough Season For The Mets In 2014?

“A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.” ― Carl Reiner Looks like we’ve got a helluva blizzard heading our way. I saw a couple of flurries when I went out to grab some coffee and a bagel this morning, and I’m hearing we’ll get anywhere between […]

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Why Dillon Gee Should Be The Mets Opening Day Starter

An article by posted on January 1, 2014 0 Comments
Why Dillon Gee Should Be The Mets Opening Day Starter

Who should be the Mets Opening Day starter? It’s safe to say that even if the Mets were to acquire another arm for the rotation, that he would most certainly be a backend option at best and not even in this conversation. Safe to say that our Opening Day starter will come down to Dillon […]

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Reviewing the Beltran-for-Wheeler Trade

An article by posted on December 30, 2013 0 Comments
Reviewing the Beltran-for-Wheeler Trade

Two and a half years have passed since Sandy Alderson traded Carlos Beltran to the Giants for top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler. At the time, the move was widely praised. In fact, most considered it a steal, particularly since Beltran went on to sign with the Cardinals that offseason making the deal a clear loser […]

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MMO Boom or Bust: Two Years For Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on December 18, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Boom or Bust: Two Years For Bartolo Colon

We’ve all read the raves and the rants on the Mets signing Bartolo Colon to a two-year, $20 million deal. We’ve read tens of thousands of words on the pros and the cons, the upside and the downside, the high-water marks and the pitfalls. But this is MM – the last word on everything Amazin… This […]

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Terry Collins: The Sky’s The Limit For Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on December 18, 2013 0 Comments
Terry Collins: The Sky’s The Limit For Zack Wheeler

As of now, the New York Mets don’t anticipate an innings limitations on Zack Wheeler, who was shut down for his last two starts in 2013. Wheeler threw 100 innings last year and said an innings limit hasn’t been determined, and if one is later on, it won’t be until after the season starts. “We haven’t […]

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Signing Bartolo Colon is a Better Move Than You Think

An article by posted on December 17, 2013 0 Comments
Signing Bartolo Colon is a Better Move Than You Think

We want to Welcome Pete to MetsMerized. If you like what you read, you can follow him on twitter: @panselmo93 Enjoy his debut post… No matter how much some fans despise the front office (ownership in particular), you absolutely have to give them some credit for digging into their pockets, gritting their teeth, and giving […]

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Mets Make It Official: Bartolo Colon Agrees To Two-Year, $20 Million Deal

An article by posted on December 14, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official: Bartolo Colon Agrees To Two-Year, $20 Million Deal

It is now official. The Mets have agreed to sign Bartolo Colon to a two-year, $20 million dollar deal. Colon is coming off a solid season in which he went 18-6 with a 2.65 ERA and 1.16 WHIP n 30 starts spanning 190 innings for the Athletics. The 40-year old got his two year deal […]

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Winter Meetings Wrap-Up and Renewed Hope For Mets Fans

An article by posted on December 13, 2013 0 Comments
Winter Meetings Wrap-Up and Renewed Hope For Mets Fans

It’s was a productive four days for Sandy Alderson and the Mets at Lake Buena Vista, home of the Baseball Winter Meetings. This past week has rejuvenated the fan base as they saw some signs that the Mets might be back in business again. The Mets were able to do things that they haven’t been […]

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Bartolo Colon – An Intriguing Signing

An article by posted on December 12, 2013 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon – An Intriguing Signing

The signing of Bartolo Colon is an intriguing one. It sends the message that the Mets aren’t throwing in the towel for 2014 with Matt Harvey being out for the season. It’s a huge (sorry, had to throw that in) signing. It means that we’ve added a solid starter that gives us four really good […]

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