Zack Wheeler is on the verge of pitching himself right out of the New York Mets rotation, and don’t be surprised if it earns him a ticket to Las Vegas.
Sandy Alderson’s disappearing act on Sunday was brilliant.
The New York Mets made a miraculous comeback to avoid being swept by the Philadelphia Phillies yesterday, capped off by a walk-off single by Ruben Tejada, who has been struggling for, well, all of 2013 and the first six weeks of the 2014 season. The team has lost 8 of 10 games and have fallen from second place to last place.
For better or worse, Michael Bourn fell off the New York Mets radar Monday when he agreed to a four-year, $48 million deal with the Cleveland Indians.
The Jenrry Mejia story is accelerating faster than a defective Toyota without brakes.
Making his second appearance of the spring Monday, Mejia pitched three scoreless innings, allowing one single, against the Marlins. Last Friday, Mejia made his first appearance, allowing one hit in 2 1/3 innings pitched. Mejia’s current line: 5 1/3 IP, 0 runs, two hits, 5 K’s, 0 walks.