Rafael Montero Looks Intimidating (Photo by MMO Contributor Gordon Donovan)
Last Night’s Quick Scores
Las Vegas dropped to Albuquerque, 5-2.
Binghamton topped Akron, 5-3.
St. Lucie dropped to Brevard County, 6-5.
Savannah lost to Charleston, 5-3.
The Wheeler Watch has taken a turn…hopefully not for the worst. Adam Rubin has reported that Zack Wheeler will miss his next start due to discomfort in his clavicle, and is flying to NY to meet with doctors.
I’m not an injury expert, but I do know that Zack Wheeler pitches using the “Inverted W,” which could put added stress on the anterior labrum ligament in the shoulder — it slowly loosens the ligament and can actually lead to tears. Hopefully this is not why Wheeler is suffering from shoulder discomfort.
Wheeler Watch: Based on Sandy Alderson’s comments yesterday, it sounds like we will probably see him before the All-Star Break. It has to be good for both Wheeler and the team, meaning they won’t ...