Found April 20, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
While the game is still going on in Vegas, I know that everyone out there was keeping an eye on Zack Wheeler after Matt Harvey tossed another great game on Friday evening. Unfortunately for Wheeler, he never seemed to find his comfort zone out there at all, and he walked a total of six batters. His overall line left a lot to be desired, as he allowed four earned runs off three hits and the aforementioned six walks, while striking out four. He was removed from the game after only four-and-a-third innings.  Wheeler is under a lot of pressure as the Mets’ top prospect right now and he seems to be running into the same issues he always had, like walking batters. If you break down his start a little further, you can see that he threw 108 pitches. His strike to ball ratio was 61:47, which was rough, and nowhere near the level of efficiency we need to see from Wheeler. He blew a 4-1 lead in the fifth inning, where he was eventually lifted in favor of Greg Peavey. To be fair, Wheeler left w...
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