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Wheeler’s streak ends as Mets thump Fish

Hours before Friday night’s 6-2 victory against the Marlins, Mets manager Mickey Callaway spoke about monitoring Zack Wheeler’s innings as the season forges onward. He said he would be OK with his right-hander pitching deep into games so long as he’s holding his velocity and checking in frequently with Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen.

Wheeler gave Callaway no reason to worry early on, starting his outing with six scoreless innings. On his 102nd pitch of the night, however, Wheeler surrendered a two-out, two-run home run to Miguel Rojas, ending his scoreless-innings streak at 22 2/3 — it was the longest active streak in the National League. Read More