Zack Wheeler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Neither Wheeler or Matz likely to be in bullpen to start season

    SNY TV "Neither Zack Wheeler or Steven Matz is likely to pitch in relief, at least according to the variety of Mets people I have talked with during the last week or so. I suppose it could happen at some point this season, such as down the stretch or during a postseason roster crunch. However, for..." March 14

  • With Zack Wheeler pitching well, Steven Matz could be odd man out of Mets rotation

    New York Daily News "When Zack Wheeler is throwing his curveball for strikes, especially early in counts to make his 96-mph fastball all the more effective, he still profiles as that front-of-the-rotation starter the Mets envisioned before all of the down time the last three years. On Wednesday, Wheeler did just..." March 08

  • Zack Wheeler to the bullpen? Not so fast

    New York Post "Zack Wheeler isn’t headed to the bullpen just yet. The Mets right-hander certainly hasn’t earned a job in the team’s potentially crowded starting rotation, but a club source called a report Wednesday that indicated a decision has been reached and Wheeler was headed to the bullpen “way..." February 22

  • With Jason Vargas crowding rotation, Mets plan to start Zack Wheeler out of the bullpen: source

    New York Daily News "Shortly after 11 a.m. it started to get crowded behind the cage on Field 6 of the Mets’ spring training complex. New manager Mickey Callaway and pitching coach Dave Eiland watched intently with scouts Tom Tanous and Bryn Alderson in the crowd. Above, on the second-story, covered deck that oversees..." February 21

  • Zack Wheeler taking prescribed injections to revitalize his career

    New York Post "Zack Wheeler’s desire to return to the Mets this season fully healthy is off the charts. Here is what you don’t know about Wheeler fighting his way back: In an effort to overcome the stress reaction in his right arm, Wheeler did not pitch last season after July 22, but to give himself an even..." February 11

  • Wheeler wins arbitration case over Mets

    Newark Star-Ledger "Zack Wheeler may have struggled through his first post-Tommy John surgery season, but what he showed was enough to convince arbitors that he deserves $1.9 million in 2018. Wheeler won his arbitration case Thursday, being awarded a raise of $800,000 for the upcoming season. The Mets previously..." February 08

  • Zack Wheeler only Mets player to file for arbitration

    SNY TV "The deadline for MLB teams and their arbitration-eligible players to submit salary figures for 2018 is today, Jan. 12. In the the event player and team can not reach agreement before Saturday, an arbitration hearing will be scheduled for February. However the two sides can still negotiate before..." January 12

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