Paul dePodesta and Zack Wheeler on Zack Wheeler

Mets pitching prospect Zack Wheeler talks to reporters at Citi Field about his 2012 season in Buffalo and his vision for the Majors in 2013.

Mets VP of Amateur Scouting and Player Development Paul dePodesta also spent some time this weekend talking about Wheeler specifically and the Mets’ goals for pitching prospects’ when they hit the big leagues (as quoted by MLB.com):

“Each one is an individual case. We try to build each guy up to a point where hopefully they can get to that 200, 200-plus [innings] level, but it takes a few years. But he’s getting a lot closer to that now; he had a pretty full year this year. I don’t envision a whole lot of limitations on him next year.