Zack Wheeler #45 SPNew York Mets 2014 STATS GM32 W11 L11 BB79 K187 ERA3.54 PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Zack Wheeler is under the weather, potentially fighting a virus, according to a team spokesman.
This was a good road trip for the Mets.All things considered, with the two losses in St. Louis and the disastrous finish to the second game of the series with the Marlins, the Mets did very well to get four wins in seven games.
Zack Wheeler is having a disappointing season as far as results go, with a 1-5 record and 4.63 ERA, following his 7-5, 3.42 17-start debut in 2013.But in terms of actual pitching, you could make the case that Wheeler has pitched better (or at least about the same) as last season.
Read or listen to any interview with Sandy Alderson and he’ll bring up the idea that the Mets don’t just need to get better players, they need to find ways to make their own players better.
The Mets finished 74-88 for the second straight season, but this year had more of an upbeat feel to it than 2012, with come-from-behind wins, some prospects heralded and unheralded coming to Citi Field, and plenty of exciting wins as the Mets went 49-48 in their last 97 games.
NEW YORK -- It's been widely expected that Mets rookie Zack Wheeler will be shut down prior to the end of the season, but that may not happen after all.
NEW YORK -- Their careers will forever be intertwined, the two young arms the Mets are hoping will help them return to their days of contention.Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler are the two hard-throwing right-handers the Mets hope will anchor a dynamic rotation in the near future that has them in the race year after year.
Notes from a split of the two-game series with the Atlanta Braves:Wheeler turning in a good directionElias noted that Zack Wheeler became the second Mets rookie to beat the Braves three times in a season, joining Tom Seaver, who beat them four times in 1967.
One of the companies that does video-tracking for teams, Inside Edge, evaluates pitchers using stats to generate a report card grade, based on more than 20 factors.
Notes and nuggets from another road series win for the Mets, as they took two of three games from the Arizona Diamondbacks:Wilmer! Wilmer Flores became the first player in Mets history to have at least one RBI in five of his first six major-league games.
The Mets chase for .500 continued with a split against the Atlanta Braves. Here's a look at some of the most interesting and noteworthy numbers from that series.
NEW YORK -- Zack Wheeler will take his regular turn in the Mets' rotation Thursday, and Jenrry Mejia will start one of the Mets' two games on Friday in Washington, D.
NEW YORK --Zack Wheeler is receiving an education about conservation.Through the first six starts of his major league career, it's become common for Wheeler to battle hitters to 3-2 counts, ultimately running his pitch count near 100 in the middle innings.
Five statistical storylines to keep an eye on in the second half for Zack Wheeler: Innings LimitGiven that Wheeler has not pitched more than 150 innings in a season in his career, his innings ceiling figures to be around 180.
Here are five reasons for optimism as the Mets get set to start the second half of the season.1. They look like a different team: Since the June 18 doubleheader in Atlanta, the Mets are 16-10, have outscored the opposition 127-98 and have gone 7-3 and 6-3 on consecutive road trips.