The Mets don’t assume Zack Wheeler’s commerce worth has been broken.
New York believes it may “still get a solid return” for the 29-year-old right-hander, though he’s on the injured listing with shoulder fatigue, in keeping with a report from the New York Put up, which cites an unidentified group supply.
Wheeler is predicted to throw a bullpen session someday early this week and there is a likelihood he might make at the very least one begin, and presumably two, earlier than the July 31 deadline, the report says. He’ll be a free agent after the season.
Wheeler holds a 6-6 document with a 4.69 ERA in 19 begins to date in 2019. He has spent his whole MLB profession with the Mets.
“Honestly, I hate change,” Wheeler advised The Athletic final month. “I’m a homebody. I like the group of guys we’ve got here. … I can’t tell you how many years my name has been in trade talks. I’m kind of used to it right now. But it never gets easy.”
The Mets entered play Sunday with a 45-53 document. They’re six video games out of the second wild-card spot and path the Braves by 13 video games within the Nationwide League East.
New York started commerce talks and “shifted into a more aggressive sell mode” in early July, in keeping with a earlier report from SNY.
“I’m not just saying that because it’s the right thing to say,” Wheeler stated. “I’ve got history here. I love the team. I love everything about it here. Sure, some things could maybe get better. But I love it here all around. I love playing here.”
The Yankees and Crimson Sox have been each reportedly trying to purchase Wheeler previous to the harm. He had been linked to the Cubs and Braves, as properly.