Tag: Zack Wheeler

The Carlos Gomez non-trade timeline

The Carlos Gomez non-trade timeline

After weeks of speculation that the Mets could acquire Milwaukee Brewers CF Carlos Gomez, the team appeared to do just that. During Wednesday’s Mets-Padres game, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported that the Mets and Brewers completed a deal that would send Gomez to the Mets in return for RHP Zack Wheeler and …

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New York Mets pitchers impress during indoor sessions

New York Mets pitchers impress during indoor sessions

A torrential rain this morning halted outdoor workouts for New York Mets players on picture day. Pitchers briefly made their way to Practice Field 2 shortly after 10:00 a.m. to warm-up before Zack Wheeler, Dillon Gee, Bartolo Colon and Rafael Montero threw indoor bullpen sessions. “Whoa, baby, I liked that one,” exclaimed Mets manager Terry …

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Projected 2015 New York Mets starting rotation and statistics

Projected 2015 New York Mets starting rotation and statistics

The New York Mets’ biggest strength is projected to be their starting rotation. The following players are projected to comprise the club’s rotation out of spring training. All statistical projections are courtesy of Steamer. 1. RHP Matt Harvey — 27 GS, 3.13 ERA, 9.7 K/9, 2.6 BB/9 Matt Harvey is scheduled to begin his season …

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Have Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler Set a Bad Example for Noah Syndergaard?

Have Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler Set a Bad Example for Noah Syndergaard?

New York Mets RHP Noah Syndegaard has earned high praise from his organization and scouts alike. The 22-year-old was ranked the 11th-best prospect in the game prior to 2014 by MLB.com, and fans considered him a lock to be a midseason call-up akin to RHP Matt Harvey and LHP Zack Wheeler in year’s past. Unlike …

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The Case to Extend Dillon Gee

The Case to Extend Dillon Gee

The New York Mets organization won’t fondly look upon August 2013 for years to come. The team struggled to gain any traction following the All-Star Break, lost star pitcher Matt Harvey for the remainder of the season (and potentially most of 2014), and saw both David Wright and Ike Davis suffer injuries that threatened or …

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Y2W: Countdown to Wheeler Strikes Midnight in Atlanta

Y2W: Countdown to Wheeler Strikes Midnight in Atlanta

The New York Mets may not record many hits with runners in scoring position, but the clock will hit midnight for Wheeler’s minor league career on Tuesday night in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. The 23-year-old will make his much-anticipated big league debut against the team he grew up supporting. The struggles he faced in …

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Should The Mets Have Dealt Wheeler for Upton?

Should The Mets Have Dealt Wheeler for Upton?

Sandy Alderson was tasked with making a difficult decision last winter: Depart with the organization’s number one pitching prospect in Zack Wheeler or look to retain him to be part of the team’s long-term future. As Wheeler readies to make his major league debut next week in Atlanta against Justin Upton’s Braves, the question should …

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Should New York Follow Chicago and Tampa Bay’s Leads? Yes, But Not Yet

Should New York Follow Chicago and Tampa Bay’s Leads? Yes, But Not Yet

The Chicago White Sox inked 24-year-old All-Star Chris Sale to a five-year, $32M extension with two option years that could bring the total value to $60M over seven years. The deal is similar to that of Tampa Bay’s Matt Moore, who in 2011 signed a five-year extension worth $14M with three option years that could …

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