Mets, Zack Wheeler Avoid Arbitration, Agree On $800K DealZack Wheeler and the Mets have avoided arbitration to agreeing on a one-year, $800,000 contract for this season.
Palladino: Wheeler To The 'Pen? Not The Worst Idea Given Mets' NeedsSandy Alderson should have found a way to send off Jay Bruce for some bullpen help during last week’s Winter Meetings. But he might just come out of that mistake OK, now that Zack Wheeler has agreed to help out as a reliever.
Mets' Wheeler Headed Back To Doctor With Elbow SetbackThe issue cropped up after Wheeler made his first rehab appearance for the Class-A St. Lucie Mets on Aug. 6.
Crisis Averted: Mets Say Syndergaard, Cespedes And Wheeler Are FineFear was the word of the day among Mets fans Wednesday after a slew of vital players made unexpected visits to doctors.
Palladino: Steven Matz’s Elbow Makes Zack Wheeler All But UntouchableGiven Steven Matz’s sixth-inning exit from Saturday’s brutal 4-3 loss to the NL-worst Braves because of elbow tightness, it would be a risky proposition to send Wheeler anywhere.
Kallet: Mets' Rotation Has The Depth Needed To Survive Some SetbacksEven if Harvey were to miss a month, this club would be in very good shape to win 90 games and return to the playoffs.
Mets In A Rare Position As Heavy Favorites To Begin A SeasonAfter nothing but misery for nearly a decade, the New York Mets have grown into a National League power. Now, slugger Yoenis Cespedes and all those young arms want to take one more step and win it all.
Mets Willing To Consider Long-Term Deals For Young-Gun StartersMatt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz brought excitement back to Citi Field, and Zack Wheeler is expected to return to the Mets around July 1 following Tommy John surgery.
Keidel: Mets' Front Office Seems To Finally Understand What Needs To Be DoneThe Mets gained about 40 homers, thousands of fans, and three games on Washington in just a few days without unloading one player who would have impacted this season.
Francesa: Hip, Not Money, Killed Gomez Deal; Mets 'Working On 2 Players'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.
Bizarre Scenario Unfolds As Mets' Reported Trade For Carlos Gomez Falls ThroughJust when it looked like Carlos Gomez was coming back to Queens, something scuttled the deal.
Zack Wheeler Throws For First Time Since Undergoing Tommy John SurgeryAt 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.

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