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Zack Wheeler

26-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Mets

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Concerns regarding the health of Wheeler's pitching elbow began to surface late in 2014 (among Mets officials, not publicly), but doctors initially diagnosed the right-hander with tendinitis, and Whee...

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2016 ADP:  382.15

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STATUS:  60-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Elbow     EST. RETURN:  4/1/2017
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 196   DOB: 5/30/1990
BORN: Smyrna, GA   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Zack Wheeler Contract Information:

Signed a $3.3 million contract with the Giants in August of 2009.

September 3, 2016  –  Zack Wheeler News

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Wheeler (elbow) has been shut down for the remainder of the season and is not scheduled to pick up a baseball again until he is gearing up for spring training, ESPN's Adam Rubin reports.

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Zack Wheeler Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 20 A AUG 21 13 0 58.2 47 26 0 70 38 3 3 0 0 0 3.99 1.46
2011 21 A+ SAN 6 16 0 88.0 74 39 7 98 47 7 5 0 0 0 3.99 1.38
2011 21 A+ ST. 6 6 0 27.0 26 6 0 31 5 2 2 0 0 0 2.00 1.15
2012 22 AA BIN 6 19 1 116.0 92 42 2 117 43 10 6 0 0 0 3.26 1.16
2012 22 AAA BUF 6 6 1 33.0 23 12 2 31 16 2 2 0 0 0 3.27 1.18
2013 23 AAA LAS 13 13 0 68.2 61 30 9 73 27 4 2 0 0 0 3.93 1.29
2013 23 MAJ NYM 17 17 0 100.0 90 38 10 84 46 7 5 0 0 0 3.42 1.36
2014 24 MAJ NYM 32 32 1 185.3 167 73 14 187 79 11 11 0 0 0 3.54 1.33
2016 26 A+ ST. 1 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
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3-Year Averages     24 24 0 142.7 128 55 12 135 62 9 8 0 0 0 3.47 1.33
Career  (View All)     49 49 1 285.3 257 111 24 271 125 18 16 0 3.50 1.34

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Zack Wheeler Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Zack Wheeler Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Aug. 6 Bradenton 1.0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.00 1.00
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
1.0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 1.00

Zack Wheeler Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20143868150862008.259

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201440810629811416.223

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201469.0460722964.301.41

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
2014116.37501155083.091.28
Zack Wheeler Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 20 A AUG 21 13 58.2 10.82 5.88 1.84 0.00 69.4% 3.99 3.11 .333
2011 21 A+ SAN 6 16 88.0 10.02 4.81 2.09 0.72 71.9% 3.99 3.75 .309
2011 21 A+ ST. 6 6 27.0 10.33 1.67 6.20 0.00 80.6% 2.00 1.68 .365
2012 22 AA BIN 6 19 116.0 9.08 3.34 2.72 0.16 69.9% 3.26 2.80 .300
2012 22 AAA BUF 6 6 33.0 8.45 4.36 1.94 0.55 73% 3.27 3.65 .253
2013 23 AAA LAS 13 13 68.2 9.63 3.56 2.70 1.19 73.4% 3.93 4.05 .304
2013 23 MAJ NYM 17 17 100.0 7.56 4.14 1.83 0.90 1.34 77.8% 94.4 MPH 3.42 4.32 .288
2014 24 MAJ NYM 32 32 185.3 9.08 3.84 2.37 0.68 2.15 74.6% 95.0 MPH 3.54 3.62 .313
2016 26 A+ ST. 1 1 1.0 0.00 9.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 6.20 .000
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
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3-Year Averages     24 24 142.7 8.52 3.91 2.18 0.76 75.8% 3.47 3.70 .303
Career     49 49 285.3 8.55 3.94 2.17 0.76 75.7% 3.50 3.75 .304

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2016 Stat Review for Zack Wheeler    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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0.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
0.00 K/9
TERRIBLE
9.00 BB/9
TERRIBLE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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0.00 ERA
ELITE
1.00 WHIP
ELITE
6.20 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.000 BABIP
LOW
100.0% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Zack Wheeler: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wheeler (elbow) was diagnosed with a mild flexor strain, Maria Guardado of NJ Advance Media reports.

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Wheeler is dealing with renewed elbow discomfort and will visit Dr. James Andrews, Matt Ehalt of the Bergen Record reports.

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Wheeler (elbow) tossed 17 pitches in his lone inning of a rehab game Saturday with High-A St. Lucie. He surrendered one walk and an unearned run.

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Wheeler (elbow) is scheduled to throw two innings or 35 pitches in a rehab outing Saturday at High-A St. Lucie, ESPN's Adam Rubin reports.

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Wheeler will begin a minor league rehab assignment Saturday, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.

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Wheeler (elbow) will throw to hitters Monday for the time since Tommy John surgery last March, with the next step to be the start of a rehab assignment, ESPN New York reports.

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Wheeler (elbow) threw a 30-pitch bullpen session Friday but acknowledged the possibility he may not return this season, The Record's Matt Ehalt reports.

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Wheeler (elbow) has begun throwing bullpen sessions, Marc Carig of Newsday reports.

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2016

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2015

Wheeler was once considered a brighter prospect than Matt Harvey. It wasnít an unreasonable position by any stretch. Inconsistency plagued Wheeler's first half of 2014. Just look at this 10-start run that began in early-May: 0, 5, 5, 2, 1, 0, 4, 4, 0, 6, and 1 earned run in 63 innings with 62 strikeouts, but just a 2.2 K:BB ratio. He found the missing consistency in the second half, allowing more than three earned just once in 15 starts from July through September. He wound up with a 2.80 ERA and 92 strikeouts in 90 innings while boosting his K:BB ratio a more palatable 2.5 mark. The biggest issue right now is the walk rate. He canít live at 10 percent and still be a frontline option, but this is the kind of profile that you bet on. Unfortunately, a potential breakout will have to wait at least one more year, as Wheeler was diagnosed with a torn UCL in March and will miss the entire 2015 campaign due to Tommy John surgery.

2014

The Mets followed a similar approach with Wheeler as they did with Matt Harvey by having him come to camp with the team, start the year in the minors, and then promoting him during the summer. In Wheeler's case, he was called up in mid-June and quickly showed he belonged. Wheeler got better as the year wore on, and his challenge for the future is to improve his control, as walks, which have been an issue in the past, prevented him from going deep into games at times and resulted in too many baserunners. He was shut down before his last start with shoulder stiffness, and with Matt Harvey out at the time due to an elbow injury, the Mets opted to be cautious with the young stud. Wheeler, who mixes a mid-90s fastball that tops out at 97 mph with a nasty mid-70s curveball and work-in-progress changeup, should open 2014 as the Mets' No. 2 or No.3 starter.

2013

Wheeler handled his promotion to Double-A well enough to get a taste of Buffalo at the end of the season, although his walk rate (4.4 BB/9) increased during his six-start run after the bump. The Mets have indicated plans to send him back to Triple-A for the start of 2013, following a similar development plan as Matt Harvey and making him a part of their rotation during the middle of the season. When opposing hitters make contact, they rarely hit Wheeler hard, as evidenced by an .078 ISO against last season. If he can take the necessary steps to improve his control, there is reason to believe that he can still develop into a frontline starter.

2012

Wheeler immediately became the Mets' top prospect after he was acquired from San Francisco for Carlos Beltran in July. The sixth overall pick in 2009, Wheeler spent all of 2011 in High-A, tearing through San Jose and St. Lucie. He mixes a mid-90s fastball that tops out at 97 mph with a mid-70s nasty curveball and work-in-progress change-up that made some strides last year. Wheeler is also working on a cut-fastball, and if he can refine either the change or cutter, it would push him to possible ace status. Wheeler will likely spend all of 2012 between Double- and Triple-A before making his arrival at Citi Field in 2013.

2011

Wheeler, the No. 6 overall pick in the 2009 draft, battled some wildness during his first year in professional baseball last season, posting a 5.9 BB/9IP ratio. However, he also recorded an impressive 10.8 K/9IP ratio as a 20-year-old in Double-A, revealing plenty of long-term upside. Wheeler also flashed a strong groundball rate and didn't allow a single home run over 58.2 innings. He's still a couple of years from contributing at the big league level, but he has the potential to be a future No. 1 starter.

2010

San Francisco selected Wheeler in the first round of the 2009 draft, sixth overall, out of high school in Georgia. The right-hander has a plus fastball that reaches the low-to-mid 90s and a power curve. Look for the Giants to improve upon his almost non-existent changeup, as Wheeler opens 2010 in Low-A as already one of the teamís better prospects.