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Zack Wheeler
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Team: NY MetsHt / Wt: 6-4 / 196 NFBC ADP: 412.00
Position: SPBorn: 5/30/1990 Birthplace: Smyrna, Georgia
Bats/Throws: L/R Draft: 1st Round by Giants (2009)


Latest News
Jan. 11 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET22:58 GMT6:58 3:58 PM MST5:58 PM EST6:28 PM VEN2:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Wheeler agreed to an $800,000, one-year contract with the New York Mets after missing two seasons because of a torn elbow ligament. Now 26, Wheeler was 7-5 as a rookie in 2013 and 11-11 the following year. He had Tommy John surgery on March 25, 2015.
Analysis: He returned last summer and threw 17 pitches over one inning in a rain-shortened start on Aug. 6 for Class A St. Lucie, then complained of elbow discomfort and didn't pitch again. The Mets expect him to be healthy for the start of spring training next month. Wheeler, whose deal was announced Wednesday, was eligible for arbitration for the first time after making $546,250 last year.
Sep. 4 10:56 AM PT11:56 AM MT12:56 PM CT1:56 PM ET13:56 ET17:56 GMT1:56 10:56 AM MST12:56 PM EST1:26 PM VEN21:56 UAE12:56 PM CT-Wheeler has been shut down for the season and instructed not to try throwing again until he starts getting ready for spring training next year.
Analysis: Wheeler had Tommy John surgery in March 2015 and was unable to make it back this season because of several setbacks in his rehabilitation - most recently a strained flexor muscle.
Apr. 2 11:39 PM PT12:39 AM MT1:39 AM CT2:39 AM ET2:39 ET6:39 GMT14:39 11:39 PM MST1:39 AM EST2:09 AM VEN10:39 UAE1:39 AM CT-Wheeler, who began a rehabilitation assignment with Class A St. Lucie on Saturday, is scheduled to see noted orthopedist Dr. James Andrews.
Analysis: Wheeler complained of elbow discomfort following a recent rain-shortened start in which he threw 17 pitches over one inning.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2013 NYM 7 5 0 - 0 17 17 0 100.0 90 42 38 10 46 2 84 1.36 3.42
2014 NYM 11 11 0 - 0 32 32 1 185.1 167 84 73 14 79 3 187 1.33 3.54
Career 18 16 0 - 0 49 49 1 285.1 257 126 111 24 125 5 271 1.34 3.50

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 NYM 18 30 1 4 1 0 0 2 1 13 0 0 .133 .161 .167
2014 NYM 34 50 1 4 1 0 0 3 1 24 0 0 .080 .098 .100
Career 52 80 2 8 2 0 0 5 2 37 0 0 .100 .122 .125


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