Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 6/10/13
The New York Mets are on the cusp of promoting Zack Wheeler; everyone knew the day would come it was just a matter of when not if.  The question for the last couple of weeks has been when will it happen, however it looks like the actual date now is going to be June 18th when the Mets play a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves. Wheeler is a top-pitching prospect with the Mets.  He got off to a slow start this season in AAA Las Vegas, it is known as a hitter’s park and league.  Many over Matt Harvey rated Wheeler higher.  Harvey has been great so most likely there is no way he can match that or be better.  If Wheeler though is just pretty good the Mets will have some 1, 2 punch for years to come.  The Mets fans at this point are just looking for some hope and he should provide it as well as Harvey.  If he struggles at least the fans know he can work on it and get better not like most of the team.  I expect the fans to be very good to Wheeler like they are to Harvey; of course with...
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