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Agent of Mets prospect Zack Wheeler thinks he's ready for majors

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07:45 AM ET 01.26 | The Mets aren't ready to bring Zack Wheeler to the majors yet, but his agent is. After watching his client throw at Georgia Tech on Thursday, Al Goetz wrote on Twitter yesterday: "If the Mets have [five] starters better than what I saw from [Wheeler] yesterday, they will win the East #bigleagueready." Goetz is a former scout with the Braves and player in the Tigers' organization and his opinion probably won't do much to alter the plans of general manager Sandy Alderson or the rest of the Mets' hierarchy.

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January 26, 2013  09:06 AM ET

Of course he does. He wants to start making REAL money instead of chump change. Big news flash here.

January 26, 2013  10:07 AM ET

GO METS!!!

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January 26, 2013  11:07 AM ET

Agents don't care about well being! Show them The Money! The kid if he comes up makes the Team after May 1st to save on salary benefits for The Mets! In the mean time here in NY the reports are coming in the Wheeler is very Impressive, remember this the Team that promoted, Pulsapar,Wilson and Fernando Martinez, Hastings what's his Name and so on and so on! lashings Millridge!

January 26, 2013  11:14 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Of course he does. He wants to start making REAL money instead of chump change. Big news flash here.

what can the mets do in this type of situation>> either bring up the rookie or deep him down in the minor league,,,

January 26, 2013  01:09 PM ET

Dude looks like he needs to hit the weight room.

January 26, 2013  01:19 PM ET

Looks like he could use a bacon double cheeseburger.

January 26, 2013  07:05 PM ET

wiseup: I'm sure the Mets will take his agent advise. The mets have their own persennel to decide who they bring up and when. Goetz has one goal in mind, that is to go goetz the kid to the majors. That way he can start lining his pockets with his commission.

 
January 27, 2013  01:00 AM ET

The Mets don't have five better than him??? Harvey and who???

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