Originally written on Sports by Colin  |  Last updated 11/16/14
After feeling shoulder stiffness and nearing his innings limit, Zack Wheeler was shutdown by the New York Mets on Saturday. Drafted six overall in 2009 by the San Francisco Giants and then traded to New York in 2011, the 23-year-old Wheeler (7-5, 3.42 ERA) fanned 84 batters over 100.0 innings since making his debut on June 18. Using a curveball, changeup, slider and blazing fastball, Wheeler has the potential to become a stopper and perennial All-Star on the hill. With a 69-84 record, “The Amazin’s” have again been a borderline atrocious squad. Fortunately for Mets’ suits, Wheeler and Matt Harvey … Continue reading →
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