The Reds have Jay Bruce, Todd Frazier and others, but sources cautioned that the Mets currently had nothing going on with Cincinnati.Wheeler underwent Tommy John surgery this March, and is expected to return sometime next season. Matt Harvey went significantly longer between major league starts after having his Tommy John surgery, and perhaps his recovery would give the Mets reason to take things slowly with Wheeler.Sandy Alderson has said that the Mets will not trade any of their current big four starting pitchers—Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, and Steven Matz—when speaking to the press recently.
Wheeler is drawing a fair amount of interest, according to Andy Martino and Kristie Ackert of The New York Daily News, and the Mets have internally discussed dealing Wheeler this summer.New York has been in pursuit off offensive help and acquired Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe from the Braves on Friday night. However, the organization could consider adding at least another bat and even though he is sidelined, Wheeler would likely be the main piece in any deal.
Still, the very possibility shows that the team i.