ZACK WHEELER RUMORS & GOSSIP
Updated by Mitch Petanick on May 17, 2013
Adam Rubin has reported that Zack Wheeler is scheduled to start throwing again today, and is back with the team in Las Vegas.
Wheeler received a cortisone shot on Wednesday after being diagnosed with inflammation of the AC joint in his throwing shoulder. He is still expected to only miss one start, which would have been on Saturday of this...
Zack Wheeler received a cortisone shot for "a little inflammation" in the AC joint in the front of his right shoulder and will be free to resume throwing in 48 hours, assistant GM John Ricco said.
Wheeler is due to rejoin Triple-A Las Vegas today in Omaha. He will skip only one start, then reenter the rotation, Ricco said.
Wheeler was examined Wednesday...
Updated by Joe D. on May 15, 2013
Zack Wheeler has been diagnosed with slight inflammation in the AC joint in his shoulder, and will miss one start, according to Assistant GM John Ricco.
Wheeler received a cortisone shot at the Hospital for Special Surgery in his right shoulder and is flying to rejoin his team at Triple-A Las Vegas.
We spoke to his agent a few minutes ago who said...
If Zack Wheeler keeps experiencing minor, nagging injuries, he may never get his shot at the Major League roster. Wheeler is the Mets' top prospect and is expected to be called up at some point this season. However, he has suffered numerous minor injuries dating back to spring training this season. His most recent appears to be a sore clavicle.
Marc Craig of Newsday...
Keep your fingers crossed for good new on Zack Wheeler.
Last Night’s Quick Scores
Las Vegas dropped a game to Albuquerque, 8-5.
Binghamton took down Akron, 7-3.
St. Lucie one-hit Brevard County, 4-0.
Savannah lost via walk-off, 4-3.
Zack Wheeler‘s MRI is not worrying me as much as it should. Mitch detailed some concerns with the inverted W delivery that...
Zack Wheeler has a sore clavicle, and will fly to New York to be examined by team doctors tomorrow at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.
“I think we’re being a little conservative,” assistant GM John Ricco told reporters about the Mets top prospect.
That said, Ricco added that Wheeler will not make his scheduled start on Saturday in Omaha.
After a rough start to...
New York Mets baseball has certainly seen better days as the big league club is just 4-11 in their last 15 games. Over New York’s last 13 home games, the team has entertained fans in Flushing by putting up a mere 32 runs (less than 3 per game) while hitting just .194 (80-412). So while things on the offensive side of the ball are clearly problematic, help may first come by...
Las Vegas manager Wally Backman believes Zack Wheeler's big league promotion could be about two weeks away.
"Personally, I think if he has a couple of more starts like his last start he'll be headed to the big leagues, and rightfully so," Backman told Las Vegas' ESPN radio affiliate.
Wheeler, who next pitches Saturday on an extra day of rest...
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...
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Mets prized right-handed pitching prospect Zack Wheeler has had some trouble early this season. Wheeler is currently pitching at Triple-A Las Vegas and it’s a bit of a concern to see the Mets prospect struggle at the level that supposed to get him ready for the Majors. However, just because he’s had a bad start to the season doesn’t mean he’s going to be a bust.