Zack Wheeler SP NYM 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 4 Months

Wheeler struck out 10 Cubs over 6.2 innings to get the win on Friday night. He allowed two runs on four hits and four walks.

Wheeler's command still is a problem - besides the four walks he also hit a batter, and threw a career-high 120 pitches to get through his 6.2 innings. "Obviously everybody knows my pitch count is always high," Wheeler said. "I always try to pitch to contact early, but sometimes I catch myself trying to do too much sequence-wise or command-wise. So sometimes you'll catch yourself with a lot of pitches at the beginning of the game, so you try to pitch a little more to the outer and inner thirds instead of just the corner."

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 4 Months

Wheeler allowed three runs in six innings on three hits and three walks with five strikeouts Sunday against the Phillies.

Wheeler had a 6-1 lead but allowed a two-run double to Dominic Brown in his final inning of work that started the Phils on their comeback. Wheeler had another high-pitch game, throwing 112 Sunday, which could adversely impact the number of innings he will pitch in September.

Zack Wheeler SP NYM 5 Months

Wheeler won again Tuesday, tossing 6.2 innings of seven-hit, one-run ball on the road against Washington. He also struck out five and walked four.

The 24-year-old sophomore continued his second-half surge, improving to 4-0 over his last six starts. The four free passes were a little much, but Wheeler is finding a way to get the job done after a disastrous 2-7 start that featured an ERA of 4.24 through the first three months of the season. Since the calendar turned to July, however, Wheeler has allowed more than one earned run just once in seven starts, indicating that it just might be time to clue back in on the youngster if he's available.