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Mets injury updates: The latest on Juan Lagares, Zack Wheeler

Both are in Florida rehabbing from injuries. ATLANTA -- Juan Lagares is currently in Florida rehabbing his sprained left thumb and participating in baseball activity, Mets assistant general manager John Ricco said Sunday.  Lagares landed on the disabled list on June 16 and is dealing with a partial ligament tear in his left thumb. Ricco said...
1 day ago

Wheeler ready to restart baseball activities

Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler is due to begin long tossing Monday for the first time since the Mets shut him down last week due to right elbow discomfort. Wheeler, who is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, was subsequently diagnosed with nerve irritation, but no further structural damage.
1 day ago

Zack Wheeler’s Elbow Is Fine, Diagnosed With Nerve Irritation

The New York Mets announced that Zack Wheeler has no structural damage in his right elbow and that he has been diagnosed with sensory nerve irritation. Doctors administered a cortisone shot and Wheeler will remain idle for 48 hours. He will be allowed to pitch once he feels comfortable enough to begin throwing again. Wheeler, 26, was initially expected to return right after the...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago

Mets injury update: Zack Wheeler’s elbow is okay

The talented right-hander has avoided a serious setback. Tests on Zack Wheeler’s elbow have come back clean. The right-hander has been diagnosed with sensory nerve irritation, but no structural damage was found. He has received a cortisone shot and will be allowed to pitch as soon as feels able. Wheeler has been working his way back from Tommy John surgery, but he was forced to...
Via Amazin' Avenue
4 days ago

Wheeler MRI reveals nerve irritation, but elbow OK

The Mets received good news on Wednesday regarding right-hander Zack Wheeler as an examination in New York revealed no major issues, only nerve irritation in his right elbow, the club announced.
4 days ago

Zack Wheeler setback worrisome, but not apocalyptic

Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler experienced a minor setback Tuesday, feeling “discomfort” in his elbow. He was originally scheduled to throw in a simulated game this week, but that appearance is no longer occurring. He will be examined by team doctors on Wednesday. Anthony DiComo of reported the setback doesn’t seem too serious, and I spoke to injury expert Will Carroll regarding...
Via Today's Knuckleball
5 days ago

Wheeler Suffers Setback, Experiencing Elbow Pain

Zack Wheeler had a setback today after experiencing pain in his surgically repaired right elbow. Wheeler was expected to throw a simulated inning with the Gulf Coast League team this week, and was expected to begin a rehab assignment later this weekend. He is on his way back to New York to be examined by team doctors. Sandy Alderson said he was not overly concerned and would wait...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago

Zack Wheeler hits worrying setback in Tommy John return

Zack Wheeler has been “backed down” in his rehab because of discomfort in his right elbow. The Mets righty, who is 15 months removed from Tommy John surgery, will be examined Tuesday in New York, according to general manager Sandy Alderson. The Mets had Wheeler tentatively scheduled for a return immediately following the All-Star break,...
Via New York Post
5 days ago

WATCH: Mets GM Sandy Alderson delivers updates on Wright and Wheeler

New York Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson meets the media on Tuesday to discuss updates on Zack Wheeler, Travis d'Arnaud, David Wright, and the developing trade market.
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Zack Wheeler likely needs Tommy John surgery

By TOC Locker It appears New York Mets starting pitcher Zack Wheeler is the latest promising young MLB pitcher to tear his UCL. According to various reports, Tommy John surgery looks like a surefire bet for Wheeler's near future. Zack Wheeler torn ligament. Sounds like Tommy John surgery. #mets — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) March 16, 2015 torn ucl for zack wheeler, mets...
Via The Outside Corner
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

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