Mets statement regarding Zack Wheeler

Based on an MRI taken Saturday in Port St. Lucie and reviewed this morning at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York, RHP Zack Wheeler has been preliminarily diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in the right elbow. Wheeler will travel to New York today to confirm the diagnosis and discuss next steps with Dr. David Altchek at HSS.