ZACK WHEELER NEWS

Wheeler struggles as sloppy Mets lose 9-6

MIAMI (AP) Zack Wheeler struggled with his command on the mound early, and reliever Jeurys Familia and the New York Mets struggled in the field late. Miami took advantage of some wildness by Familia (2-4) in the eighth. Familia had two throwing errors and a wild pitch, leading to the three tiebreaking runs as the Marlins snapped a five-game losing streak to the Mets with a 9-6 win...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Marlins 9, Mets 6

The Mets (64-74) lost to the Miami Marlins (67-69) this afternoon by a score of 9-6. What you should know: Giancarlo Stanton got the Marlins on the board first this afternoon as he rocketed his 34th home run of the year over the left field fence to give the Marlins an early 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning. Marcell Ozuna hit a triple to center field in the bottom of the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Zack Wheeler vs. Henderson Alvarez (9/1/14)

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1 day ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:10 PM

The Mets open a three game series against the Marlins beginning with a Labor Day matchup in Miami at 1:10 PM. Zack Wheeler  (9-9, 3.44) starts for the Mets, while Henderson Alvarez (10-6, 2.75) pitches for the Marlins. Bobby Parnell says he won’t throw off a mound until after Christmas. He will remain in Florida through the Winter rehabbing and tossing flat-ground sessions...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets at Miami Marlins game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 12:30 P.M. The Miami Marlins are coming home after being punchless at the plate in the last five games of a dismal road trip. It's advantageous that Henderson Alvarez will be on the mound for them back in Miami but definitely not good news that Zack Wheeler and the New York Mets will be the opponents. Wheeler has been utterly...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets at Miami Marlins game preview

TV: FOX SPORTS FLORIDA TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE BEGINS AT 12:30 P.M. The Miami Marlins are coming home after being punchless at the plate in the last five games of a dismal road trip. It's advantageous that Henderson Alvarez will be on the mound for them back in Miami but definitely not good news that Zack Wheeler and the New York Mets will be the opponents. Wheeler has been utterly...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets at Miami Marlins series primer

The Miami Marlins return home for six games after struggling on a three-city, nine-game trip. Miami dropped all three series, going 3-6. With their playoff hopes dwindling, the Marlins (66-69) host the New York Mets (64-73) for a three-game set beginning on Labor Day. The Mets won just two series in August -- both against the Philadelphia Phillies -- including one this past weekend...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets-Marlins Preview

The Miami Marlins are coming home after being punchless at the plate in the last five games of a dismal road trip. It's advantageous that Henderson Alvarez will be on the mound for them back in Miami but definitely not good news that Zack Wheeler and the New York Mets will be the opponents. Wheeler has been utterly dominant against the Marlins this season and the Mets have won...
Via AP on Fox
2 days 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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5 days 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 […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days 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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5 days 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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Julio Teheran vs. Zack Wheeler (8/27/14)

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6 days ago  |  Discuss

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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7 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...
Via Baseball Professor
7 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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11 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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11 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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12 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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13 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...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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13 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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13 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
13 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
15 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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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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