Updated at 4:30 PM
Okay, well nobody actually said that, but I thought it made for a great title…
However, in case you were wondering about it, perish the thought…
Terry Collins just said that Zack Wheeler will not be considered as a replacement for Shaun Marcum in the rotation and will not pitch for the Mets at all in April.
“His ultimate promotion will have nothing to do with other injuries and they don’t think he’s quite ready.”
Two weeks ago, Collins said if Wheeler is going to be promoted to the team, he’s going to have to dominate in Las Vegas and earn it the old-fashioned way.
“Let him for to Triple-A and prove he’s ready. Go lead the Minor Leagues in pitching and then we’ll talk.”
Are you getting it out there in TV Land?
Meanwhile, it’s looking worse and worse for Shaun Marcum…
Original Post 10:30 AM
According to Jorge Castillo of The Star Ledger, Jenrry Mejia, who has not pitched since March 11 due to what the Mets first labeled forearm tendinitis, has been shutdown for a