Zack Wheeler visited doctors today in New York after reporting soreness around his right clavicle Monday and doctors did not find structural damage, his agent told The Star-Ledger.
"All good," Wheeler's agent Al Goetz said via text message. "No structural damage."
Wheeler pitched on for Triple-A Las Vegas Saturday, but did not complain of the soreness until Monday. The Las Vegas training staff examined him and the Mets brass indicated they did not believe the matter was serious.
Nevertheless, the team wanted to send Wheeler to their doctors in New York as a precautionary measure given the right-hander's importance to the franchise.
Yesterday, Mets assistant general manager John Ricco said Wheeler would likely miss his next start.
The scare came following a three-start resurrection for Wheeler. Facing command troubles, he posted a 5.79 ERA through his first five starts. Since then, he has allowed three runs in his last three starts over 20 innings. Most importantly, he issued just three walks in that span.
Mets top prospect Zack Wheeler visits doctor, no structural damage found
Newark Star-Ledger | May 16