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Minor League Ball Gameday, Monday, March 16

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Zack Wheeler
Zack Wheeler
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Good afternoon everyone. Here is your daily gameday discussion thread. Some potential points for discussion:

****New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament and while very likely require Tommy John surgery, knocking him out for 2015. Internal options to cover for Wheeler include Dillon Gee, Rafael Montero, Noah Syndergaard, and Steve Matz. The most likely candidate appears to be Gee, but since he's a veteran that's not very fun to speculate about.

So let's say that you are the Mets, and for whatever reason you can't put Gee in that spot or make a trade. Which of the prospects do you use? Does Montero get first dibs because he has more big league experience? Or do you go for Syndergaard's upside? If those two struggle, how soon would you be willing to move Matz up? And are there any sleeper candidates to consider?

****This evening we will start emailing the PDF version of the 2015 Baseball Prospect Book to everyone who gave us a valid email address. This includes people who ordered the PDF version (obviously) but also anyone who ordered the print version. You should receive the email late tonight or tomorrow morning. CHECK YOUR SPAM FILTERS, especially if you are using a Gmail account. We have received many reports in the past of Gmail kicking the book to spam.

****Anything else caught your eye this spring? As always, use this thread to discuss anything baseball related.