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Are The Mets Doomed To Be Stuck In Second Gear?

Your intrepid columnist is not ashamed to admit he’s a bit of a TV sitcom junkie. He’s seen ‘em come and seen ‘em go. All In The Family, M*A*S*H, The Cosby Show, Cheers, Seinfeld, The Big Bang Theory, both Bob Newhart shows…the list goes on. One of the best, though, is about to have the twentieth anniversary of its premier: Friends made its debut in September, 1994...
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andrelton Simmons Saves Game That Ruben Tejada Gave Away

Last night was really about two shortstops. Zack Wheeler pitched another incredible game, giving up 2 earned runs over his 7 innings of work. Unfortunately for him, it was the 1 unearned run that would be the difference in the game. In the top of the third, with a run already in, Ruben Tejada booted a relatively easy ground ball that he had charged in on. There wasn’t a lot of...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Zack Wheeler’s Historic Two-Strike Streak

We’ve reached the point in the regular season where, moving forward, a lot of our posts will be focused on the playoff race and teams within the playoff race. This is simply a natural shift of attention that occurs as the season progresses. Everything throughout the regular season builds up the playoff race and now […]
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Confused Wheeler Wants To Know Why We Won’t Spend Money

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post,spoke to Zack Wheeler who has his own thoughts about what the Mets should do as far as spending this offseason. “How could you not spend money?” Wheeler said to Kernan. “You’re in New York. I know the Wilpons. I’ve been around them awhile now. I know they want to win. It’s just a matter of putting the right pieces together, formulating...
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Heyward leadoff homer helps Braves beat Mets 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night to stop a three-game losing streak. Hayward connected on Wheeler's third pitch of the game for his 11th homer this season. After Wil Flores' home run tied the score in the second, the Braves went...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Braves 3, Mets 2

The Mets (62-71) were defeated by the Atlanta Braves (69-64) tonight at Citi Field by a score of 3-2 What you should know: Zack Wheeler pitched seven good innings for the Amazin’s, allowing three runs (two earned) on four hits, while walking three and striking out seven. Julio Teheran was impressive for Atlanta as well, as he tossed 6.1 innings, allowing one run on three hits,...
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Game Chatter: Julio Teheran vs. Zack Wheeler (8/27/14)

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 2

Here’s a quick recap. The good news is that the Mets opened their homestand with a well-played 3-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves tonight at Citi Field. Here’s the scoop: Dillon Gee had his best start since the All Star break, holding the Braves to two runs in 6.2 innings of work while scattering six hits. He improves to 5-7 with a 3.77 ERA. Juan Lagares had a huge game on...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Wednesday, Aug 27

Wednesday gives us 29 starters as of this writing with Seattle’s pitcher still TBD, and this time we see some big names near the top. As for the rest, let’s turn to the rankings! Drew Pomeranz gets the start for Oakland against the Astros. He’ll face Brad Peacock, which represents a great shot at the win. Houston is solid against lefties, but there’s still massive upside...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Difficult to See How Mets and Cubs Match Up For Trade

“It’s hard to see how we would actually match up,” a team official told Andy Martino of the Daily News when asked if the Cubs were ideal trade partners for the Mets.. The problem is that neither team is eager to part with its top prospects, and both would require a major haul to do so. In other words, the Mets will likely find the Cubs’ prices too high, and vice-versa. Martino...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheeler Hears The Trade Rumors, Wants To Be Around For Mets Resurgence

Zack Wheeler has been a huge part of the Mets rebuild and says he wants to be here when the team begins to turn it around, according to the Daily News. He hears his name often mentioned in various trade rumors for bats, most recently surrounding Colorado’s Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez until both went down with injuries. “I know it’s the business, it’s part of the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Deal: Wheeler Has Emerged as a Force in Mets Rotation

Zack Wheeler gave up four runs (two earned) over 5 2/3 innings in an 8-5 win over the Athletics on Wednesday. He missed his 10th consecutive quality start by one out.  Manager Terry Collins pulled Wheeler with two outs in the sixth inning, and the young righthander wasn’t happy about it. After 103 pitches, he was done. Since he was 3-8 on June 30,  Wheeler has won six straight...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 8, Athletics 5

The New York Mets (60-68) defeated the Oakland Athletics (74-52) this afternoon at O.co Coliseum by a score of 8-5, splitting the series. Zack Wheeler got the nod for New York and was opposed by Jeff Samardzija. What you should know: After Jeff Samardzija set down the first six batters to greet him, he surrendered a solo home run to Eric Campbell to lead off the third inning. Samardzija...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheeler wins again, Mets end 3-game skid

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak. Zack Wheeler (9-8) allowed two earned runs while working 5 2-3 solid innings. The Mets split their quick two-game interleague series. Wheeler is 6-0 with a 2.12 ERA over his nine outings since June...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Zack Wheeler vs. Jeff Samardzjia (8/20/14)

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9 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Thread: Mets at Athletics, 3:35 PM

This afternoon, the Mets look to salvage a game in their two game series against the Oakland Athletics. The Mets send Zack Wheeler (8-8, 3.49) to the hill against Jeff Samardzija (5-9, 2.96). In his last start, Wheeler earned his fifth straight win in the Mets’ 3-2 victory against the Cubs on August 15th at Citi Field. In that game, he pitched 6.2 innings, allowed four hits, two...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Players of the Week: It’s hard to choose when the Mets lose

The more that Mets players and coaches talk about a late playoff surge, the sillier and more delusional they sound. As things always seem to do for this team as the home stretch approaches, the Mets are beginning to fall apart at the seams. The offense is futile, the bullpen has been less than great, and the starting pitching has just been average. Terry Collins continues to stun...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Up 3 Down: Cubs Split With Mets

The Mets split their most recent 4 game series with the Chicago Cubs, below are some key takeaways between the final scores. 3 Up 1. Zack Wheeler is exciting to watch and he’s backing up his electric arsenal of pitches with some great results. This series was no different, as Wheels went 6.2 innings on Friday night, allowing only 4 hits while striking out 10. When he exited the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheeler Proving To Be A Dominant Second Starter

At age 24, Zack Wheeler is hitting his stride. It’s tempting to say “finally” when it comes to him, but in reality he’s still a very young pitcher. What makes Wheeler different is his potential. He was highly sought after from a very young age and it seems like we’ve been watching him for a long time. In reality, he’s only been in the Mets farm system for three years...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Wheeler is becoming an ace

The Mets starting rotation has been solid this season, featuring Bartolo Colon, Jacob deGrom, Dillon Gee, Jon Niese, and Zack Wheeler. In a rotation featuring pitchers with ERAs below 4.00, there has been a consistency of good starting pitching throughout the season. Although pitchers experiencing streaks may be common, Wheeler is turning a corner late in the season, and is...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheeler strikes out 10, Campbell homers as Mets beat Cubs

It’s Zack, with a “K.” That’s just the easiest way to remember the correct spelling of Zack Wheeler’s first name, along with his optimum pitching style. On a seasonably cool Friday night in Flushing, the Mets right-hander cranked up the heat and delivered in a 3-2 victory over the Cubs that snapped his team’s three-game losing streak. Wheeler struck out 10 batters...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Cubs 2

The Mets snapped their three game losing streak and defeated the Chicago Cubs by a score of 3-2 tonight at Citi Field.  All of the Mets offense came from a three run blast by outfielder Eric Campbell, his second home run of the season. Zack Wheeler started and tossed 6.2 innings, allowing just two runs while striking out 10 ti improve to 8-8 on the season. He scattered four walks...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheeler Ks 10, Campbell homers as Mets beat Cubs

NEW YORK (AP) Zack Wheeler struck out 10 in a gritty performance, Eric Campbell hit a three-run homer and the New York Mets beat the free-swinging Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday night. Wheeler (8-8) threw a career-high 120 pitches in 6 2-3 innings, allowing two runs and four hits. He walked four and hit a batter but overpowered the Cubs in improving to 5-0 in his last nine starts. The...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: to compete, Mets need to beat NL East

The New York Mets are fresh off getting swept, at home, by division rival the Washington Nationals. This comes just a week after losing 2 out of three in Washington. On the other end of the spectrum, however, the Mets have dominated the rival Philadelphia Phillies including winning 12 straight at Citizens Bank Park dating back to last season. So goes the story of the Mets in divisional...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Zack Wheeler vs. Travis Wood (8/15/14)

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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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