Found June 28, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Zack Wheeler did not throw his bullpen on Thursday as is usually routine for him on the third day following a start. Instead, Wheeler spent the day working with Dan Warthen on altering his delivery so as not to tip his pitches as he was during his start against the White Sox. Regarding the changes they are looking to make, Warthen told ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin: “Open up his glove, keep it at the waist — kind of what we’ve done with [Jeremy] Hefner, kind of what [Adam] Wainwright does,” the pitching coach said. “Basically you open the glove, put your hand in there, instead of putting the ball in the glove. Then you can go ahead and rectify the situation pretty easily.” Apparently, Wheeler was unaware that he had been tipping his pitches until during the game when the team tried to address it on the fly. “I don’t think it was that big of a deal,” Wheeler said. “We’re going to change it up a little bit and try some new things.” Wheeler is expected to throw his bullpen session today at
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