Mets' Zack Wheeler Has Torn UCL In Elbow, Will Likely Miss 2015 SeasonMets 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.
Mets' Edgin Opts For Tommy John Surgery; Wheeler Undergoes MRIWith Josh Edgin lost for the season, the only other lefty relievers in camp are Sean Gilmartin and three pitchers with minor league contracts — Scott Rice, Dario Alvarez and Jack Leathersich.
Sims: They Say They Feel Great, But Tanaka And Beltran Remain ConcernsIt does seem likely that Tanaka -- a fastball pitcher who's had a UCL injury at such a young age -- is destined for Tommy John surgery. The real question is, if not now, when?
Palladino: Sizzling Comeback Not Guaranteed For Mets’ HarveyThe dream, of course, is that Matt Harvey will be dominant coming off Tommy John surgery. The reality says he’s 50-50 to resume his reign of terror on NL hitters until he actually starts proving it.
Matt Harvey On WFAN: 'Spring Training Can't Come Quick Enough'The countdown is on. In less than three months, Mets ace Matt Harvey will unleash the cannon at 100 percent for the first time since August 2013.
Mets' Hefner To Undergo 2nd Tommy John SurgeryJeremy Hefner's setback this summer became a point of discussion regarding ace Matt Harvey, who also had Tommy John surgery in 2013.
Sims: Tanaka's Starts The Rest Of The Way Will Determine If He Needs SurgeryEven if he successfully completes one or two 75-pitch starts without complaint, there is no assurance that Tanaka will be able to avoid surgery.
Matt Harvey Hits 95 MPH In 'Impressive' Final Throwing SessionMets manager Terry Collins could hardly contain his excitement, saying the club tried to keep Harvey at about 80 percent effort, and the All-Star still looked "very, very good."