Zack Wheeler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mets place Zack Wheeler on disabled list for second time this season

    Newsday "After being sidelined for two full seasons, Mets righthander Zack Wheeler knew better than to think his comeback would be smooth. He braced for the reality that there would be setbacks. But mentally preparing himself for such hurdles hasn’t dulled the frustration of his latest flare-up, a..." July 25

  • Zack Wheeler to return from disabled list Saturday, make start against Phillies

    New York Daily News "Zack Wheeler will start Saturday. The Mets righthander will come off the disabled list and pitch Game 2 of the team’s three-game series against the Phillies after missing his last start with biceps tendinitis. Wheeler threw two bullpens in that time, including one on Thursday, and came out of..." June 29

  • Mets Place Zack Wheeler On Disabled List

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets announced that they’ve placed right-hander Zack Wheeler on the 10-day DL due to biceps tendinitis in his right arm. The team has also optioned infielder Matt Reynolds to Triple-A Las Vegas and, in a pair of corresponding moves, recalled right-handers Tyler Pill and Erik Goeddel from..." June 21

  • Zack Wheeler says arm is fine as he and Mets left searching for answers after latest outing

    New York Daily News "It's not the surgically-repaired elbow or any other issue with his arm. Zack Wheeler said he doesn't feel like he is fatigued after missing two major league seasons. And perhaps that is what is so very frustrating for the Mets righthander. After two years of facing down and overcoming..." June 20

  • If only Zack Wheeler’s saving the Mets didn’t have expiration date

    New York Post "Well, this was trouble. Four batters into his workday Wednesday, Zack Wheeler was already trailing the Texas Rangers 1-0, was still facing runners on the corners and one out. Wheeler had two full years to think about a lot of things, rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. A lot can creep into your..." June 08

  • Zack Wheeler’s innings limit could affect pitching-thin Mets

    Newsday "Back in mid-February, when the Mets first floated the idea of a 125-inning limit on Zack Wheeler for 2017, it didn’t feel like such a monumental concern. Wheeler, coming off a complicated two-year rehab from Tommy John surgery, had yet to earn a rotation spot. There even was serious discussion..." May 21

  • Zack Wheeler knows what he has to work on after solid start

    New York Post "If there was one thing to like in the Mets’ ugly 6-2, 10-inning loss to Philadelphia, it was Zack Wheeler. The biggest question mark in the Mets rotation after losing two seasons rehabbing from Tommy John surgery, Wheeler scattered four hits over five innings, walking just two and striking out..." April 19

  • What the Mets are expecting from Zack Wheeler in start No. 2

    New York Post "Zack Wheeler threw hard within the strike zone in his last start, but now the Mets seek refinement. When Wheeler takes the ball Wednesday against the Phillies — for his second start since returning from Tommy John surgery rehab — much of the focus will turn to his secondary pitches. The..." April 12

  • Mets name Zack Wheeler, Robert Gsellman to rotation

    ESPN "The Mets have settled on a pitching rotation, manager Terry Collins said Thursday, with Zack Wheeler and Robert Gsellman filling in the final two slots and left-hander Steven Matz beginning the season on the disabled list. Noah Syndergaard, Jacob deGrom and Matt Harvey remain at the top of the..." March 30

  • Zack Wheeler has a week to prove where he stands with Mets

    New York Post "Sunny day. Cloudy forecast. What’s next for Zack Wheeler? A Grapefruit League start Monday. And after that, the great unknown for the man whose future has been on hold for two years now. The long-inactive right-hander threw three up-and-down relief innings for the Mets on Wednesday, taking..." March 23

  • Suddenly an electric Zack Wheeler in April seems possible

    New York Post "Zack Wheeler wore the smile of somebody who could skip the team bus and just ride Cloud 9 back to Port St. Lucie. In a statement outing Thursday, the right-hander fired his fastball mostly in the 94-96 mph range — hitting 97 on a few occasions — to impress Mets officials over 2 ¹/₃ innings..." March 17

  • Zack Wheeler can’t exhale — or get his past off his mind

    New York Post "Each day another hurdle is cleared. Each day Zack Wheeler lets out a big sigh of relief. Wheeler pitched Friday against the Braves and came through his initial two-inning stint fine, but it was the next two days that really concerned him, Wheeler told The Post on Sunday. “How I did the other..." March 12

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