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NY Daily News

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(NY Daily News)

This morning’s NY back pages reflect excitement Zack Wheeler brings to Mets

Over dinner the previous night, Wright said [Zack] Wheeler insisted that he wasn’t nervous. But in the first, when Wright said Wheeler was “spraying the ball everywhere,” the Mets captain decided it was time for a visit just to ease the tension.
Said Wright: “I told him he was a liar and that he looked nervous.”
The crack drew a smile from the pitcher. “It calmed me down a little bit,” Wheeler said.
(via Newsday)

Over dinner the previous night, Wright said [Zack] Wheeler insisted that he wasn’t nervous. But in the first, when Wright said Wheeler was “spraying the ball everywhere,” the Mets captain decided it was time for a visit just to ease the tension.

Said Wright: “I told him he was a liar and that he looked nervous.”

The crack drew a smile from the pitcher. “It calmed me down a little bit,” Wheeler said.

(via Newsday)