Reports of the Mets nixing the deal put a wrap on a surreal night at Citi Field, where infielder Wilmer Flores played through tears after being informed by fans that he was part of a trade that never materialized.
Just when it looked like Carlos Gomez was coming back to Queens, something scuttled the deal.
At the Mets’ minor league complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida, Wheeler lightly tossed from 60-70 feet. It was the first time he’s thrown a baseball since undergoing surgery.
Stop blaming Terry Collins. As someone who has argued against Collins’ job security for years, I can’t believe I just typed that sentence.
The big names for the New York Mets this season: Matt Harvey, David Wright, Tommy John.
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.
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.
The loss of Zack Wheeler is a huge blow to the Mets, but staff ace Matt Harvey still believes that the Amazin’s can contend in 2015. And he’s ready to lead the way.
There are bad breaks, and then there are bad breaks. Some just make it harder to win. Others destroy teams.
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson defended the team’s handling of pitcher Zack Wheeler, who is expected to miss the 2015 season because of a torn elbow ligament.
This wasn’t how Dillon Gee wanted to regain a spot in the New York Mets’ rotation.
“That’s why we have him,” manager Terry Collins said. “He’ll be the guy. … Dillon’s won a lot of games in the big leagues and he’s going to have to step up and fill some big shoes, but he can handle it.”
Subscribe to the Boomer & Carton Podcast » For Jerry’s first update, it’s mainly about the Mets and their peaks and valleys. Peaking would be the Matt Harvey performance. The valley is losing Zack Wheeler […]
Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey’s return from Tommy John surgery.
Sometimes, the moves a GM chooses not to make turn into his most important during the season. Then again, it could also cause the whole season to blow up in his face.