Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/19/13
Believe it or not, I ended up missing most of the game last night tending to some medical issues. But you have to love the the technology era we live in. Thanks to my phone, those mid-inning video updates from the MLB app, my Twitter app, and of course DVR. It felt like I was there. This morning at 7:05 AM I watched the game in it’s entirety and wow was I impressed. I can’t even begin to  imagine the enormous amount of pressure Wheeler had to deal with in the days, hours and minutes leading up to his first MLB pitch. There was a lot riding on it and the jitters were obvious, but so was everything we ever heard about the kid. That fastball was explosive, the curve was huge, and that slider looked like an effective weapon as well. It’s clear to me that changing speeds will be the key to Wheeler’s prolonged success. Any of those pitches can be an out pitch for him. This much is now clear to me. The future of the New York Mets is now in the hands of Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler, much as...
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