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Don’t Think We’ll See Mejia Again

Resiliency is a characteristic of a championship caliber team, and so far it defines the 2015 New York Mets. To date, they have lost for the season Zack Wheeler and Josh Edgin to elbow injuries, and Jenrry Mejia to a drug suspension. They are also without David Wright, Travis d’Arnaud, Vic Black and Bobby Parnell. A little more than two weeks in and the Mets are on their second...
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Mets Have The Best Record In Baseball, Ready To Take The Plunge?

What an incredible and exhilarating two weeks it’s been to be a Mets fan. Here we are only 14 games in and our Mets are on top of the world boasting an MLB best 11-3 record. It is their best start since their 1986 World Series championship season. (Wait, what!) And Iheir eight straight home wins to start the season is the best in team history. A week ago, when I wrote “You...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Players of Week 2: Nelson Cruz, Jacob deGrom

There was some offensive firepower this past week. Many players could be deserving of the Player of the Week. This was an entertaining week in baseball that saw the debut of Chicago Cubs phenom Kris Bryant, a wild and heated series in Kansas City and the surge of the New York Mets who, brace yourselves, have the best record in the National League and second only to the Detroit Tigers...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Injuries not stopping Mets

Even with the best record in the National League, Met fans aren't doing much celebrating what with two more significant injuries to Travis d'Arnaud and Jerry Blevins. But winning teams can overcome injuries, and so far at least, the Mets have done just that.  The Mets have had so many injuries lately that some articles about them don't even mention Zack Wheeler. For a team built...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Measuring Jacob deGrom’s outstanding last 18 games

This may be the 10th article you’ve read about Jacob deGrom in the last 12 hours. But he’s been so good he’s deserved every one of them. He’s one pitch away from having not allowed a run in three starts. Even with that gopher ball, he’s got a 0.94 ERA in 19.1 IP. Raise your hand if you saw that coming. I see some liars out there. Coming into the season, ZiPS forecasted...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mets are trying to overcome early season injuries

As the classic Queen song goes, “another one bites the dust.” This could also serve as the April refrain for the New York Mets. On Tuesday, third baseman David Wright was placed on the 15-day DL due to a strained hamstring. Wright joins the growing list of players for the Mets that are currently not contributing to the play on the field. While expectations for the Mets were...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mets are trying to overcome early season injuries

As the classic Queen song goes, “another one bites the dust.” This could also serve as the April refrain for the New York Mets. On Tuesday, third baseman David Wright was placed on the 15-day DL due to a strained hamstring. Wright joins the growing list of players for the Mets that are currently not contributing to the play on the field. While expectations for the Mets were...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Mets have a chance to make an early statement

The New York Mets are now 6-3 through the first nine games of the season, and have won their last four. The Mets took two of three from the rival Washington Nationals to open the season and lost two of three to the Atlanta Braves before coming home to sweep the Philadelphia Phillies. The Mets begin a four-game series tonight with the Miami Marlins to finish off their first go-round...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

No Fooling Around; Put Wright On DL

They wouldn’t be the New York Mets if they didn’t have adversity. First they opened the season without three key relievers. Then they lose Zack Wheeler to injury and Jenrry Mejia to stupidity. WRIGHT: Facing DL with hamstring pull. (AP) Now they face losing David Wright indefinitely with a pulled right hamstring. Wright is undergoing a MRI this morning and Eric Campbell has...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

DeGrom A Most Intriguing Met

Of all the Mets’ young pitchers, I am most intrigued with Jacob deGrom, last year’s NL Rookie of the Year and Wednesday’s starter at Washington. Quiet and unassuming, unlike Matt Harvey, deGrom came out of the bullpen last season following an injury to Dillon Gee and never left the rotation. Hopefully, he’ll stay in it for years. Why deGrom over the others? DeGROM: Captures...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Zack Wheeler’s Girlfriend Dominique Rizzo

Opening Day has finally arrived! And if you’re a Mets fan, you’re cautiously optimistic that the 2015 season will be watchable. You have Matt Harvey returning from Tommy John, Juan Lagares’ rise to relevance, and David Wright making sure rookies aren’t disrespecting rules by eating sandwiches in the clubhouse. This is the time to be alive, Mets fan! Unfortunately, highly...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Experience and Respect Got Bartolo Colon Opening Day Nod

Despite the Mets having ace, Matt Harvey coming back and throwing lights out in spring training and 2014 Rookie of the Year, Jacob deGrom, the Mets will send 41 year Bartolo Colon to the mound on Opening Day in D.C. “I feel really proud and really thankful to the Mets and the staff to put the honor on me to start,” Colon said through an interpreter. “At my age, I’m really...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN NY: Mets Still Open To Trading Dillon Gee

Despite losing Zack Wheeler to a ligament tear that required Tommy John surgery, the New York Mets still may trade right-hander Dillon Gee within the month, an organization source told ESPN New York. “Gee is expected to open the season in the Mets’ rotation, although there are dissenters among team officials, who prefer prospect Rafael Montero.” “Mets manager Terry Collins...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Wheeler Undergoes Successful Tommy John Surgery

The Mets announced that Zack Wheeler underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Wednesday to repair the flexor pronator tendon and reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The surgery was performed by Dr. David Altchek and he is expected to make a full recovery. Wheeler will miss all of 2015 and is expected to return about June of 2016 or approximately 14...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has Tommy John surgery

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has had Tommy John surgery, which likely will sideline him until late next spring. The Mets said team medical director Dr. David Altchek operated in New York on Wednesday to reconstruct the 24-year-old right-hander's ulnar collateral ligament and repair the flexor pronator tendon. Wheeler was 11-11 with a 3.54 ERA and 187 strikeouts...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Zack Wheeler going down is a blessing in disguise

Zack Wheeler has had a history of pain in his throwing elbow before and now has resulted in the need for Tommy John Surgery. The Mets knowledge of his elbow led him to be kept away from the trading block for the winter and see how well he could perform during spring training. He received a platelet-rich-plasma injection during the offseason in hopes to get rid of the problem. Wheeler...
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Sherman: Why The Mets Didn’t Trade Wheeler

So why didn’t the Mets trade Zack Wheeler this offseason? Back when they were surfing the market for the likes of Starlin Castro, Didi Gregorius, Yunel Escobar, etc., why did trade discussions end at the mention of Zack Wheeler? Well Joel Sherman of the New York Post has it all figured out. But doesn’t everybody now? “The perception they gave to the industry was Wheeler was...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Featured Post: The Very Underrated and Balanced Mets Offense

Here we are again its mid-March the snow is starting to melt in New York and the Mets are gearing up for another season, which recently took a more gloomy turn. However folks the show must go on and if there is one thing that can be said about every good Mets team in the past it is how resilient they have been, just like the fan base. If there is one positive that can be taken away...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

As Details Emerge, Clearly Wheeler Gambled And Lost

The news is worse than expected for Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler, who will have Tommy John surgery next week and miss not only this season, but least the first two months of 2016. Bottom line: His torn ulnar collateral ligament is worse than expected. WHEELER: Gambled and lost. (Getty) Couple that with the previous revelation from GM Sandy Alderson that Wheeler pitched through pain...
Via New York Mets Report
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

What We Learned From Zack Wheeler

Zack Wheeler finally got a chance to speak with reporters and he did acknowledge he will have Tommy John surgery on Tuesday or Wednesday of next week. Dr. David Altchek will preform the surgery in New York, and Wheeler expects to return sometime around June of 2016, or about 14 months after having the surgery. “Of course, I’m nervous about it, but you’ve got to do it and have...
Via Mets Merized Online
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets’ Wheeler out 14 months for TJ surgery

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler will undergo Tommy John surgery next week and expects to be out of major league games through the first two months of next season.
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler to have elbow surgery next week

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) New York Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler will have Tommy John surgery early next week and is expecting a 14-month rehabilitation, a schedule that would put him back in the major leagues in June 2016. ''I think the rehab is 12-18 months,'' Wheeler said Friday. ''I've talked to plenty of guys who had it, and I've talked to plenty of doctors by now - three elbow...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets may lose another bullpen arm

Another day, another arm injury for the New York Mets. Following in the footsteps of Josh Edgin and Zack Wheeler, Vic Black has been sidelined with a shoulder injury for a considerable portion of spring training. Manager Terry Collins has said that he now expect Black t0 start the season on the disabled list. Though the injury is not as serious as Edgin’s or Wheeler’s, Black’s...
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mets' Wheeler pitched through torn tendon last season

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler likely is one second opinion away from season-ending Tommy John surgery, and it turns out that there is more damage than just a torn ligament in his pitching elbow. According to a Newsday report, Wheeler pitched with an elbow tendon that was "a little bit torn" last season. Hoping to speed up the healing process, Wheeler had two platelet-rich...
Via Fox Sports
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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