ZACK WHEELER NEWS

Quit Screwing Around With Idea Of Trading Gee

You have to wonder what Dillon Gee was thinking yesterday during Mets owner Fred Wilpon’s closed-doors meeting. How could he possibly get swayed away in any emotional thoughts when there are reports of the Mets still wanting to trade him? How could he possibly feel a part for what they are building if they are always trying to show him the door? GEE: Keep him. (Getty) Gee won’t...
Via New York Mets Report
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Dan Haren vs. Rafael Montero (3/30/15)

Related Posts: Game Chatter: Zack Wheeler vs. Dan Haren (8/31/13) Game Chatter: Dillon Gee vs. Dan Haren (7/27/13) Game Chatter: Dillon Gee vs. Dan Haren (6/5/13) Game Chatter: Shaun Marcum vs. Gio Gonzalez (6/6/13) Game Chatter: Zack Wheeler vs. Dan Haren (9/11/13)
Via Mets360.com
20 hours 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

With Urgent Questions Simmering, Why Still The Mystery With Gee?

Why do the Mets insist on going the mystery route when it comes to announcing roles in its pitching staff? When Zack Wheeler was lost for the season it was announced Dillon Gee would assume his spot in the rotation. Manager Terry Collins said as such, but at the same time pitching coach Dan Warthen said it was an open competition between Gee and Rafael Montero. GEE: C’mon, make...
Via New York Mets Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Starters To Target, 2015 Fantasy Baseball

Something that may help you is my pitchers pairing post. Something else that may help you is our Fantasy Baseball War Room. Something else that may also help you is J.B.'s top 100 starters. So, these starters are all being drafted after 200 overall. Now, this is a (legal-in-all-countries-except-Trinidad-and-Tobago) supplement to my top 100 starters for 2015 fantasy baseball. ...
Via Razzball
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ Outfield Alignment Set

In somewhat of a surprise, manager Terry Collins announced today Michael Cuddyer would play left field and Curtis Granderson would be in right. The decision is somewhat of a surprise because the presumption was Cuddyer – with 854 career games in right and just three in left – would play the position where he was most comfortable. However, this makes sense in the respect right...
Via New York Mets Report
5 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  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...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  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...
Via Mets360.com
7 days ago  |  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...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  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...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ Zack Wheeler to have Tommy John surgery next week

New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler revealed Friday that he will have reconstructive elbow surgery next week in New York. Club physician Dr. David Altchek will repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament, a torn tendon and clean out a calcium deposit. “They’re going to go in and fix everything,” Wheeler said. “I’m basically going to have a new elbow when I come out...
Via Sports-Glory
10 days ago  |  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.
Via Philly Sports Live
10 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wheeler Met With Dr. Altchek, Dealt With Bone Spur Last Season

Zack Wheeler met Dr. David Altchek in New York on Wednesday to discuss his options, and is headed for Tommy John surgery after an MRI revealed a full tear of the UCL. He has yet to decide if the Mets’ Dr. Altchek will perform the surgery or fellow leading orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. There is also some new information coming out on Wheeler and what the Mets knew. According...
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things we learned about the Mets with Zack Wheeler’s injury

After the news broke of Zack Wheeler’s injury some people panicked and said that this was another Generation K, while others looked at it as a way to test the depth. In any case, the Mets should still be able to absorb the loss and attempt to compete 2015. But from this loss, what have we learned from the Mets as a whole? Let’s take a look: The Mets have some serious depth:...
Via Mets360.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Very Underrated 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alderson Fires Back, Wheeler’s Agent Responds, And About Those MRIs

Adding a little balance to yesterday’s tirades from a few Mets reporters, you have Sandy Alderson firing back at them and Zack Wheeler‘s agent B.B. Abbott saying he had no problem with the way the Mets handled his client. “Anything that happened last year, or any other time Zack has been a Met, has been with complete and full knowledge of the circumstances, and occurred after...
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Needs A Paradigm Shift On Starting Pitching Health

The NFL has recently been praised for their efforts to ensure the long term health and well-being of their players by instituting stringent new protocol on concussions. I remember reading one time that for most players who participate in an NFL game it’s the equivalent of one of us being in like four or five car accidents. I think the NFL is doing the right thing and it makes...
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Examining the Young Zack Wheeler Replacements

News broke on Monday that Zack Wheeler had a tear in his UCL, and would need to undergo Tommy John Surgery. This sucks. It sucks every time we lose an exciting, young arm to injury, and this case is no different. But one man’s misfortune is another man’s opportunity. While unfortunate for both Wheeler and the Mets, […]
Via Fangraphs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Truth About Zack Wheeler’s Usage

The Mets front office is a lot like congress. People don’t trust them. So when it was announced that Zack Wheeler has a torn UCL, the first thing everyone did was point their fingers at management. We all watched the games last year. How many times did Terry Collins leave Wheeler on the mound past 100 pitches? For a prized, 24-year-old arm, it didn’t seem like the Mets were...
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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