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What Can the Mets Do to Make a Run in the Second Half?

By Dave Mills For the past six weeks, we have witnessed an interesting transformation of what appeared to be a team going in the wrong direction during the prior six weeks. Even though the entire Mets universe had high expectations for Matt Harvey, he has managed to exceed.  Bobby Parnell has established himself as a [...]

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Zack Wheeler sharp in final Triple-A start before debut

New York Mets top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler turned in what very well may end up being his final minor league start for quite some time.  The 23-year-old went 5 1/3 innings against Tacoma giving up just 1 run on 1 hit while striking out seven. The lone hit was a home run to Carlos Peguero [...]

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One week till Wheeler makes Mets debut?

This time next Friday Happy Hour may be a little more happy as the New York Mets could call upon prized pitching prospect Zack Wheeler to start off a weekend series with the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York: The date is not set in stone because of [...]

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Wheeler solid again for 51′s

New York Mets baseball has certainly seen better days as the big league club is just 4-11 in their last 15 games.  Over New York’s last 13 home games, the team has entertained fans in Flushing by putting up a mere 32 runs (less than 3 per game) while hitting just .194 (80-412).  So while [...]

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Zack Wheeler getting back on track for Las Vegas

New York Mets top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler turned in a nice performance Sunday afternoon against the Sacremento River Cats.  The 23-year-old righty entered Sunday’s affair sporting a 1-1 record with a 4.80 ERA for the Las Vegas 51′s of the Pacific Coast League.  Most alarming to some followers was the fact that heading into [...]

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New York Mets top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler last only 3 1/3 in AAA debut

New York Mets top pitching prospect, Zack Wheeler made his Triple-A debut on Thursday evening, lasting just 3 1/3 innings, surrounding two earned runs on three hits and three walks while striking out three.  Wheeler, who did not factor in the decision, struggled with his command walking three of the first six batters he faced: [...]

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Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler get the week started on a positive note for Mets fans

New York Mets pitchers Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler both pitched on Monday afternoon and the results were enough to help Mets fans get their week started on a good note.  Harvey, going up against the St. Louis Cardinals, made his fifth start of the Spring and went 5 1/3 innings while allowing two runs [...]

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Terry Collins wants Zack Wheeler to learn from Matt Harvey

For New York Mets fans, it seems like pitchers Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler have had their names linked together for some time now, even if the two have only been pitching in the same organization for just over a year.  That's what excitement and anticipation will do as the hope of this somewhat jaded [...]

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Mets ticket prices are up, but youth could bring fans back to Citi Field

The Mets promising first half of the 2012 season may have given fans a glimmer of hope for the 2013 campaign. Approaching the All Star break six games over .500 and just 4.5 out of the division, the farm system-grown squad led by David Wright appeared formidable. However, things went south quickly and the season [...]

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