Zack Wheeler

A Closer Look At Noah Syndergaard’s Dominance

August 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Noah Syndergaard has steamrolled through the minor leagues. His worst ERA at any level of the minors is a still-impressive 3.11 in 12 starts with St. Lucie. He doesn’t walk many batters and he strikes out more than one per inning. The excitement surrounding the enormous 6’6, 240 pound [...]

Midseason Stock Watch On The Mets’ Top Prospects

July 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

We’re at just about the halfway point in the major league season, and more than halfway through the minor league season, so I figured it would be a good time to revisit my pre-season top 20 prospect rankings to see who is exceeding expectations, and who isn’t. Let’s just get right [...]

Alderson: Mets Will Limit Zack Wheeler To 180-185 Innings

May 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson told reporters today that the organization will limit top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler to 180 to 185 innings this season, likely meaning he will have to go through an end-of-season shutdown, similar to Matt Harvey last year. Alderson said the organization prefers to add no more [...]

Mets Minor League Mailbag: When Will Zack Wheeler Debut?

May 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

This one comes from Jay via email: When do you think Wheeler will get the major league call up and how large of an impact do you see him having on this season? If Zack Wheeler continues to mix his pitches and keep hitters guessing, which made him so devastating last year, he will be [...]

2013 Minor League Preview: Las Vegas 51s

April 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets changed Triple-A affiliates this offseason, going from Buffalo to Las Vegas and from the International League to the Pacific Coast League. The biggest storyline for this team will be how the move affects development. The Pacific Coast League, especially Las Vegas, is notorious for inflated [...]

Wally Backman Says Zack Wheeler Is Close To MLB-Ready

April 6, 2013 // 1 Comment

According to Mark Hale of the New York Post, Triple-A manager Wally Backman believes Zack Wheeler is not far away from being promoted to the Mets despite his rough outing on Thursday, and drew comparisons to Matt Harvey. “He is the same spot Matt Harvey was at last year, I would say,” Backman [...]
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