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2017 Mets Report Card: Zack Wheeler, RHP

Zack Wheeler, RHP Player Data: Age: 27, B/T: L/R, Free Agency: 2020 2017 Primary Stats: 3-7 Record, 17 GS, 86 1/3 IP, 5.21 ERA, 5.03 FIP, 1.587 WHIP, 8.4 K/9, 0.4 WAR 2018 Contract Status: 2nd-Year Arbitration Eligible Grade: C 2017 Review: Zack Wheeler‘s final statistics of the 2017 season were not very impressive. His season was also cut short due to injury yet again. However...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago

Harvey, Wheeler Among Mets That Will Be Tendered Contracts

The New York Mets have decided to tender contracts to right-handed pitchers Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler for the 2018 season according to Mike Puma of the New York Post. Puma reports that the Mets are expected to tender eight of their arbitration eligible players by the 8 p.m. ET deadline Friday night. The other six players Puma list are Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Hansel Robles...
Via Mets Merized Online
13 days ago

Mets make decisions on Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler

Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler had disappointing seasons, but the Mets are set to tender contracts to both pitchers before Friday’s 8 p.m. deadline. Harvey is projected to receive $5.9 million after a disappointing season in which he went 5-7 with a 6.70 ERA. But general manager Sandy Alderson has indicated the right-hander figures into...
Via New York Post
14 days ago

Should the New York Mets move some young starters to the bullpen?

Here’s a radical thought for the New York Mets in 2018, move Steven Matz and Zack Wheeler to the bullpen. There are a million reasons why it wouldn’t work, from injuries to ineffectiveness. Relievers are more susceptible to injuries because they pitch in consecutive days, and warm up multiple times a game. Matz and Wheeler are the most brittle pitchers that the Mets have, so this...
October 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Three Up, Three Down: Stephen Strasburg does it all

Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down — your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way.Up: The donnybrook in Detroit Last week, the Yankees and Tigers engaged in what was easily the most bizarre...
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August 31, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: JRSportBrief: More Mets injuries!

In the latest installment of JRSportBrief on, JR demands that the Mets make changes after news of Zack Wheeler’s arm injury.
July 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Anthony Rizzo homers in first career at-bat as Cubs leadoff hitter

Anthony Rizzo responded to his first game atop the Cubs’ batting order in impressive fashion.Joe Maddon has been searching for a leadoff hitter all season. So far, Javier Baez, Ian Happ, Jon Jay, Kyle Schwarber, Matt Szczur, and Ben Zobrist have each manned the top spot. On Tuesday, it was Rizzo’s turn, and it didn’t take long for the decision to pay dividends. The first baseman...
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June 13, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zack Wheeler makes New York Mets rotation to start the season

On SNY's Mets Talk Live, the panel discusses the options for the New York Mets as they finalize their rotation before Opening Day, as Zack Wheeler gets a spot after the injury to Steven Matz.
March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zack Wheeler makes case for Mets starting spot with Monday outing

After a good outing on Monday, New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler declares himself ready for the 2017 season, and hopes to claim a spot in the team's rotation.
March 27, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zack Wheeler talks Thursday outing and is ready to pitch for Mets

New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler discusses his outing on Thursday, and is happy to be healthy and ready to pitch in 2017.
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

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