MLB trade rumors: Teams have inquired about a potential deal for Mets starter Zack Wheeler

The Mets could deal ZackWheeler before the trade deadline.New York has received multiple inquiries about a potential deal for the 28-year-old starting pitcher, according to a report from the New York Times. Wheeler has registered a 2-6 record with a 4.47 ERA this season.As Mets figure out trade deadline plans, a pitcher that’s drawn some inquiries, beyond much-talked about Syndergaard & deGrom: Zack Wheeler. 3.38 ERA over last 8 starts, healthy, split-change effective, hitting 99 mph, free agent after next yr. Starter trade market is weak, too. James Wagner (@ByJamesWagner) June 29, 2018The Mets are reportedly considering dealing aces Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard. But, one anonymous American League scout told the Boston Globe earlier this month Wheeler was the most likely pitcher on New York’s roster to be involved in a trade.Wheeler was originally selected in the first round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Giants. He was traded to the Mets as a prospect for Carlos Beltran in July 2011.Wheeler has struggled with consistency at the MLB level. He has tallied a 23-29 record with a 4.01 ERA throughout his career.Wheeler mi sed all of 2015 and 2016 after undergoing Tommy John surgery.The Mets entered their game Friday against the Marlins with a 32-46 record. They opened the season 11-1.

Pirates create ‘Game of Thrones’ opening to announce starting lineup

We’re not in Westeros anymore.ThePirates on Tuesday creatively composed a « Game of Thrones »-themed opening to announce Pittsburgh’s starting lineup against the visiting Mets.MORE: MLB draft mistakes | Potentialtop-five draft pick Perez reportedly fails drug testThe videoperfectly captured the e sence of the ValyrianSteel City, cleverly mirroring the intro of the acclaimedHBO series. Monday’s series opener at PNC Park was postponed because of rain,forcing a doubleheader Tuesday before Wily Peralta Jersey the series finaleWednesday.

WATCH: Lights go out again at Dodger Stadium during Padres game

Another power outage interrupted the Padres-Dodgers game Saturday, marking the second time in the last two months the lights went out during a game in Los Angeles.It happened duringthe 12th inning as the stadium was left in the dark for about 20 minutes.The delay in the 12th inning of tonight’s game between the Dodgers and Padres at Dodger Stadium was caused by a disruption in the city’s power feed to the facility. The stadium lights came back on following a 20-minute delay. Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) August 26, 2018Take a look at the stadium going dark:Moment the power went out at Dodger Stadium #dodgers #whoforgottopaythebill Dave (@davelanzarin_) August 26, 2018The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power announced acircuit outage on the line supplying power to the stadium malfunctioned, according to the Los Angeles Times.When a momentary disruption in power to @Dodger Stadium occurs, an automatic switch restores power within seconds. Stadium lights and internal stadium equipment take time to reset. LED lights remaining on indicate a momentary outage occurred. LADWP (@LADWP) August 26, 2018The last time there was a power shortageat the stadium was July 30 after the primary power supply went out.The Dodgers went on to defeat the Padres 5-4 once the lights starting working again.