Zack Wheeler SP NYM 8 Days

Wheeler, who missed Saturday's workout with strep throat, was back at mets' camp Sunday, ESPN New York reports.Wheeler enters camp looking to build off his impressive second half and improve his control. In his first 16 starts last season, Wheeler went 3-8 with a 4.45 ERA. In his 16 starts to close the season, he was 8-3 with a 2.71 ERA, which he believes was due to not overthrowing, as he did when he was fresh to start the year. Wheeler's 4.17 pitches per plate appearance was second among the 88 qualified major-pitchers a year ago, just behind Jake Odirrizi, who led the league at 4.21. If Wheeler can reduce that pitch count and remain effective, he should take a big leap forward in 2015.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 8 Days

Wheeler (illness) will miss Saturday's workout, ESPN's Adam Rubin reports.This shouldn't be a major concern for Wheeler, who is coming off a solid season (3.54 ERA, 1.33 WHIP in 32 starts). He should return to action soon.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 22 Days

Wheeler reported to St. Lucie ahead of spring training with the hope becoming more efficient with his pitch counts and getting deeper into his starts this season, according to the NY Daily News.

Control is also a potential area of improvement for Wheeler, but he has the raw tools to take a big step forward if he's able to make progress locating his pitches more consistently.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 5 Months

Wheeler gave up three runs and four hits over five innings in the second game of Thursday's doubleheader at Washington. He issued three walks and struck out seven.

Wheeler didn't end his season on that much of a high note, but it wasn't a bad outing either. He showed an improved strikeout rate this season, fanning over a batter per inning while slightly reducing his walk rate. Things are looking good for the Mets in 2015, as they are likely to have one of the best young rotations in all of baseball, with the likes of Wheeler, Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergaard.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 5 Months

Wheeler turned in a strong performance Friday night tossing six shutout innings against the Braves. He allowed five hits, walked two, and struck out seven.

Wheeler (11-10, 3.49 ERA) threw a lot of pitches (105, 65 for strikes) but he and three Mets' relievers kept the Braves off the board, and the offense eventually provided the offense to claim a victory. He is scheduled to make his final start of the season against the Nationals in Washington.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 6 Months

Wheeler had his worst outing since July 25 against the A's, allowing six runs on seven hits and two walks with four strikeouts in four-plus innings Saturday against the Nationals.

Wheeler has struggled all season with five days rest and Saturday was no exception. He now has a 5.71 ERA and 1.71 WHIP with the extra day's rest, as compared to 2.45 and 1.11 on regular rest. One note of caution moving forward is that Wheeler's next start will also come with an extra day of rest, as he is slated to pitch Friday against the Braves.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 6 Months

Wheeler pitched six solid innings, giving up five hits and one earned run in a win over the Reds on Sunday.

Wheeler, who recorded six strikeouts and two walks, lowered his ERA to 3.38 in the winning decision. The right-hander has surrendered two or fewer earned runs in five consecutive outings, posting a 34:14 K:BB ratio in the process. He'll try to carry that success into Friday's home start against the Nationals.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 6 Months

Wheeler struggled Wednesday afternoon, allowing five runs�two earned�in 4.2 innings of work.

Wheeler has not gotten much help from his defense of late, allowing unearned runs in each of his last three starts. Despite the shortened outing, Wheeler still managed to strike out eight. He'll face the Reds in his next start.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 6 Months

Wheeler struck out seven and walked three while giving up three runs -- two earned -- on four hits over seven innings in a loss to the Braves on Wednesday.

It was a very nice showing for Wheeler, who met the criteria for a quality start, but took the loss because Julio Teheran simply outperformed him. Wednesday's start was the 11th straight outing that Wheeler held the opposition to three or fewer runs. He'll look to continue that streak in a two-start week with road starts against the Marlins on Monday and the Reds on September 7.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 6 Months

Wheeler fanned three and walked three while holding the A's to four runs -- two earned -- on four hits over 5.2 innings to pick up his ninth win of the season Wednesday.

Despite failing to get through six innings, Wheeler needed 103 pitches to record 14 outs. Command was an issue for him Wednesday, as he issued the three walks and threw just 12 first-pitch strikes over 25 batters faced. Most likely, Wheeler's next start will be made at home against Atlanta early next week.