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Zack Wheeler, a 22-year-old right-hander, threw two strong innings in a 5-3 victory against the Washington Nationals.Share Tweet
Although not the long-term answer, John Buck perfect fit for NY Mets staffnydailynews.com Feb 23, 2013Two batters into Zack Wheeler’s first outing on a big league mound, the Nationals had a runner on third with one out. The Mets pulled the infield in, looking to cut the run off at the plate, so the percentage play for catcher John Buck was to call for fShare TweetWashington ace Stephen Strasburg gave up a single and home run to the first two batters he faced in his return to the mound, and the New York Mets beat the Nationals 5-3 Saturday in a spring training opener.Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 23, 2013Life in the National League East isn’t nearly as comfortable as it used to be for the Philadelphia Phillies. One look at last season’s standings would tell you as much, as they finished a disappointing third behind their 81-81 record and watched on asShare Tweet