Originally written on Baseball News Source  |  Last updated 6/14/13
New York Mets prospect Zack Wheeler turned in a strong pitching performance in what should be his last minor-league start before his major-league debut on June 18.  Wheeler took a no-hitter into the fifth inning before Carlos Peguero hit a solo home run with one out.Peguero homered twice and drove in three runs while Ben Tenbrink had three RBIs for the Tacoma.Wheeler struck out seven over 5 2/3 innings for Triple-A Las Vegas And faced just two batters over the minimum in a 11-0 loss to the Rainiers.Wheeler  is expected to make his MLB debut on June 18 in Atlanta. Wheeler is 4-2 this year  in 13 starts with Las Vegas and is pitching to a 3.93 ERA. He has struck out 73 batters over 68 2/3 innings of work allowing 61 hits.“You hear stuff,” Wheeler told reporters in Las Vegas, referencing rumors of his imminent promotion. “You can get excited. There’s nothing wrong with that.”Mets ace Matt Harvey made his debut on July 26, 2012 against Arizona. Harvey electrified Mets observers with a power arsenal during his rookie season in 2012 and has established himself as one of the dominant young pitchers in the National League in 2013.The Mets were hopeful Harvey and Wheeler could head the Mets rotation as soon as 2014, but that timetable may be adjusted this summer.  
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

ESPYs golf classic moving from Trump course

Report: Pierre-Paul could miss training camp, start of season

Report: Spurs sign David West

Report: Marc Gasol signs five-year deal with Grizzlies

Manu Ginobili announces he will return next season


Robinson Cano dealing with stomach ailment all season

Tony Romo on Dez Bryant's contract: 'I think it will work out'

Dwayne Bowe: I’m here to fill Josh Gordon’s shoes

Report: DeAndre Jordan was tired of Chris Paul's antics

Marcus Smart eager to show full skill set with injury behind him

Geno Smith: Brandon Marshall is 'a quarterback's best friend'

Russell Wilson abstaining from sex with girlfriend Ciara

Coach K on meeting Beyonce for first time: 'I felt like 13'

Three-star TE Michael Irvin Jr. commits to Miami

Bryce Harper skipping HR Derby because of dad's injury

Braves the most interesting team to watch at the deadline?

Video shows FSU QB De'Andre Johnson punching woman

Is James Harden dating Khloe Kardashian?

Odell Beckham Jr. poses for nude version of 'The Catch'

Dwyane Wade: I'll retire 'when I can no longer play'

How Matt Ryan became “Matty Ice”

The long road of an NBA second-round pick

Jameis Winston visits Miami teen in hospital with condition

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Bryce Harper to skip Home Run Derby

Video shows De'Andre Johnson punching woman

Odell Beckham Jr. poses for nude version of 'The Catch'

Report: Giants pull offer to Pierre-Paul

Report: Jordan was tired of Chris Paul

2015 All-Star starters announced

JPP injured in fireworks mishap?

Odell Beckham doesn't want to be known for 'the catch'

Russell Wilson 'would definitely consider' playing for Mariners

Solo, Rapinoe among USWNT stars up for World Cup awards

LBS on Sports Jeopardy! Here's how how it went

College football's 35 most patriotic helmets

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.