Found May 09, 2013 on Mets360.com:
Earlier, my friend Dan Stack made some great points regarding the promotion of pitching phenom Zack Wheeler sooner, rather than later. Your intrepid columnist can’t help but agree. Of course there’s no guarantee that Wheeler will match the near-perfect Matt Harvey in either technique or temperament – the way Harvey’s been dealing, it’s barely possible to consider that – but there is talent there. If scouts, prospect handicappers — like Toby Hyde and John Sickles — and Sandy Alderson are to be believed, Wheeler has the stuff to be a star in the major leagues. Heck, Alderson thought so much of Zack Wheeler’s potential, he deemed Carlos Beltran a reasonable price. Slowly, steadily, Wheeler has climbed the ladder of the Mets’ organization. At each stop, he encountered a rocky beginning as he dealt with a combination of growing pains and a getting-comfortable-in-the-league period. Even this year, when he’s supposed to be crashing the gates in Flushing, he made many in the off...
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