3:16 PM EDT, Mon July 22, 2019
SNY TV 1 hour ago

Sources: Mets trade candidate Zack Wheeler came through bullpen session fine, is ready to return

Wheeler's brief stint on the injured list with right shoulder fatigue did impact his trade value. Several interested GMs expressed private concern about the issue.
Amazin Avenue 6 hours ago
Mets Morning News for July 22, 2019

Mets Morning News for July 22, 2019

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ Your Monday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. The Mets got a solid start from their starter (Steven Matz), couldn’t put things together on offense, and lost on a walkoff. Well, that’s exactly what happened in the Mets’ 3-2 loss to the Giants. Choose your recap: Amazin’ Avenue short and long, New York Times, Bergen Record, Daily News, MLB.com, Newsday, Post. Assuming a his round of live batting practice goes well, Zack Wheeler should be joining the Mets during the...
SNY TV 16 hours ago

Report: Jason Vargas, not Zack Wheeler, to start Tuesday for Mets

The Mets are planning to start Jason Vargas against the Padres, not Zack Wheeler.
SNY TV 21 hours ago

Zack Wheeler gives positive update after first bullpen session

The Mets, and many other teams, saw some good news surface from New York's series finale in San Francisco on Sunday.
Amazin Avenue Jul 21, 2019
Mets Morning News for July 21, 2019

Mets Morning News for July 21, 2019

John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports Your Sunday morning dose of New York Mets and MLB news, notes, and links. Meet the Mets The Mets’ bats suddenly awakened once more, as they trounced the Giants 11-4 in San Francisco yesterday afternoon. Walker Lockett put forth his best outing as a Met so far filling in for the injured Zack Wheeler and earned his first big league win for doing so. He tossed five innings and gave up just one run, at one point retiring eight hitters in a row. Dominic Smith made up for his error the night before by going 3-for-5 with four RBIs. Pete Alonso delivered a...
Rising Apple Jul 21, 2019

Mets Trade Pitch: Sending Zack Wheeler and others to the Indians

The 2019 trade deadline is approaching quickly and the New York Mets will need to sell. One deal they should consider would send a package of three major leaguers to the Cleveland Indians for prospects. With the New York Mets currently sitting several games below .500 and their chances at a playoff berth currently rated […] Mets Trade Pitch: Sending Zack Wheeler and others to the Indians - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
New York Post Jul 21, 2019

Mets still confident in Zack Wheeler’s trade value as return nears

SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler may throw a full bullpen session as early as Sunday, possibly the final step before he is considered for activation from the injury list. The right-hander has not pitched in two weeks because of an impingement in his right shoulder. If the Mets are going to deal Wheeler by the...

Walker Lockett gets covered in beer, shaving cream, mayo and more for his first career win

SAN FRANCISCO – The Mets may have found their newest starter if Zack Wheeler or Jason Vargas are traded away at the July 31 deadline. Right-hander Walker Lockett earned his first career big-league win on Saturday afternoon at Oracle Park. The 25-year-old held the Giants to one run on five hits...
Amazin Avenue Jul 20, 2019
Mets recall Walker Lockett, option Jacob Rhame

Mets recall Walker Lockett, option Jacob Rhame

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports Lockett fills in for the injured Zack Wheeler. Ahead of their game in San Francisco this afternoon, the Mets have recalled right-handed pitcher Walker Lockett, who gets the start against the Giants in Zack Wheeler’s place, and optioned right-handed relief pitcher Jacob Rhame to Triple-A Syracuse. Lockett, who was acquired over the winter in exchange for Kevin Plawecki, has made two starts for the Mets at the major league level so far this year, and they haven’t gone well. In 7.2 innings, he’s given up ten runs, all of which have been earned, with six...
New York Daily News Jul 19, 2019

Zack Wheeler inching closer to Mets return

SAN FRANCISCO — Don’t count Zack Wheeler out of trade talks just yet. The right-hander is ramping up activity in time to make at least one start before the July 31 trade deadline. Wheeler is recovering from a right shoulder impingement he sustained after the All-Star break. The Mets put the right-hander...
New York Post Jul 19, 2019

Zack Wheeler moves step closer to Mets return

SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler was back on a mound Friday, if only for 13 pitches. The Mets right-hander, who is recovering from a shoulder impingement, played catch for a third straight day and then took to a bullpen mound, where he threw from the slope. He will need to throw a full bullpen session...
SNY TV Jul 19, 2019

Mets' Mickey Callaway offers injury update on Zack Wheeler prior to Friday's game

With the trade deadline just 12 days away. Mickey Callaway updated the status of Zack Wheeler, whose name has come up in rumors time and time again.
SNY TV Jul 19, 2019

Mets sent exec Ruben Amaro Jr. to scout Brewers, who are interested in trading for Zack Wheeler, Noah Syndergaard

The Mets are doing legwork on various trade possibilities, including extensive scouting of Yankees prospects.
New York Post Jul 19, 2019

Zack Wheeler report comes in with Mets watching closely

SAN FRANCISCO — Zack Wheeler has taken the first steps in what the Mets hope will be a fast return from the injured list. On Thursday, the right-hander played catch for a second straight day and reported feeling OK as he battles an “impingement” in his right shoulder. The earliest Wheeler can pitch again is...

Walker Lockett will start in the place of injured trade chip Zack Wheeler

SAN FRANCISCO – The Mets will call up right-hander Walker Lockett to pitch in place of the injured Zack Wheeler on Saturday afternoon against the Giants. Wheeler (right shoulder impingement) went on the injured list Tuesday, retroactive to July 12. The right-hander voiced concern over his ailing...

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