Zack Wheeler RUMORS & NEWS

  • Zack Wheeler in battle against clock of Mets’ playoff hopes

    New York Post "Zack Wheeler threw 30 pitches during a bullpen session Friday at Marlins Park, but the right-hander remains unsure when he will be able to make his first rehab start in his long recovery from Tommy John surgery. Despite having now thrown multiple sessions, Wheeler — throwing fastballs,..." July 23

  • Mets' Zack Wheeler still isn't throwing off mound, not a viable option to replace Matt Harvey right now

    New York Daily News "Don’t expect Zack Wheeler to fill the Matt Harvey void anytime soon. Wheeler, working his way back from Tommy John surgery, recently experienced a setback with sensory nerve irritation in his elbow and still isn’t throwing off a mound. “He threw 90 feet today, he has thrown up to 120,” GM..." July 08

  • Zack Wheeler has a setback in his Tommy John recovery

    Hardball Talk "Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery. And while last year he was trade bait at the deadline, this year the Mets have had no interest in dangling him. Indeed, they are ready for him to join the rotation in the second half of the season which, it has been reported, will be..." June 21

  • Mets push back Wheeler's return to after All-Star break

    The Score "The New York Mets are going to have to wait a little bit longer for the return of right-hander Zack Wheeler. Wheeler's scheduled July 1 return from Tommy John surgery has been pushed back to after the All-Star break, after he underwent a procedure to remove an undissolved stitch from his..." June 04

  • Zack Wheeler to have minor surgical procedure, but OK

    ESPN New York "New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler is due to undergo a minor surgical procedure to remove an undissolved stitch from last year's Tommy John surgery, a source told ESPN.com. The operation is not considered serious, and Wheeler may resume his normal pitching rehab within two weeks, after..." April 08

  • Mets' Wheeler: I 'have a little chip on my shoulder'

    New York Post "Zack Wheeler is ready to move on from his life as the fifth Beatle. The Mets righty couldn’t be happier for his friends Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz, who are the key components in MLB’s premier starting rotation, but Wheeler admits he sometimes feels..." March 17

  • Mets, Zack Wheeler eyeing July 1 return

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Mets have decided to extend the timetable for Zack Wheeler's return from Tommy John surgery, settling on July 1 as a target date, general manager Sandy Alderson said Wednesday. While Wheeler had said he hoped to return as early as June, the Mets decided to abide by the advice of doctors and..." February 04

  • Wheeler doesn't want to make mediocre Mets return

    The Score "Zack Wheeler hasn't appeared in a game for the New York Mets since September of 2014 after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and with his return scheduled for the team's upcoming campaign, the 25-year-old has high expectations for himself. "You don't want to come back and be mediocre or below..." February 03

  • Re-meet Zack Wheeler: Chasing ‘greatness,’ threatening hitters

    New York Post "This is not just about getting back on the mound following Tommy John surgery. No, let Zack Wheeler tell you his plans. This is what he wants when he returns to the Mets. “It’s greatness,’’ Wheeler told The Post on Monday at the club’s minor league complex after throwing on flat ground at 90..." February 02

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