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Zack WheelerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: New York Mets MLB Years: 2013-2018
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsP-148Position when DraftedRHPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameZachary Harrison Wheeler
Height6-3Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 30,1990 [27.360]PlaceDallas,Georgia
High SchoolEast Paulding (Dallas,GA)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 2009 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$3,300,000Signing ScoutsSean O'ConnorService Time4.098 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2010-MLB-#49 ... 2010-SFN-#3 ... 2011-MLB-#55 ... 2011-SFN-#2 ... 2012-MLB-#35 ... 2012-NYN-#1 ... 2013-MLB-#11 ... 2013-NYN-#1
MLB DebutJune 18,2013 [23.019]
OrganizationsNYN [7] SFN [2] Awards4
TBC Player ID148432Retrosheet IDwheez001MLBAM ID554430
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (45.94%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (19.70%) -- Slider (16.52%) -- Curveball (13.53%) -- Changeup (3.47%) -- Splitter (0.85%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 94.60 - [2017] - 94.69 - [2014] - 95.13 - [2013] - 94.38
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts67Walks27Hittable49SO/BB41vsPower49Hitting25Durability44Team.512Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2010Augusta GreenJacketsSALAsfn45S/R20333.9921138002058.24727260387013201.457.21--5.8310.741.84.500-
2011St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn45ST21222.00660000027.0266605313001.158.67--1.6710.336.20.500-
2011San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn21ST21753.9916160000088.0744439747986001.387.570.724.8110.022.09.583-
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--ST0973.52222200000115.010050457521299001.327.830.554.0710.102.48.563-
2012Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn45ST221063.26191901100116.09246422431176101.167.140.163.349.082.72.625-
2012Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn38ST22223.27660110033.0231312216312001.186.270.554.368.451.94.500-
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--ST01283.26252502200149.011559544591488101.176.950.243.568.942.51.600-
2013Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn49ST23423.9313130000068.2613530927731001.288.001.183.549.572.70.667-
2013New York MetsNLMLBnyn45ST23753.42171700000100.09042381046846041.368.100.904.147.561.83.5834.17
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn45ST2411113.54323201100185.01678473147918790111.338.110.683.849.082.37.5003.55
2016St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn45ST26000.0011000001.00100100001.00----9.00--0.00--
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn45ST27375.2117170000086.09753501540811031.5910.111.564.178.442.03.3005.03
2018New York MetsNLMLBnynST28245.32880000044.0492826617470011.5010.021.233.489.612.76.3330.86
2018Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnynST28101.8011000005.03111160000.805.401.801.8010.806.001.000-
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter23274.05747401100415.240320718745182399160191.418.730.973.948.642.19.4600.94
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter29203.53837582220396.03261731562117842631301.277.380.484.039.652.39.592-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter743.63202001100106.287494312441103001.237.341.013.719.282.50.636-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1063.26191901100116.09246422431176101.167.140.163.349.082.72.625-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter973.49232300000116.010051457531299001.327.760.544.1110.012.43.563-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter333.9921138002058.24727260387013201.457.21--5.8310.741.84.500-
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter23274.05747401100415.240320718745182399160191.418.730.973.948.642.19.460-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12144.05393901100220.021311099249621180101.418.730.973.948.642.19.4620.94
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16113.53464241110220.01819686129923617201.277.380.484.039.652.39.593-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn45p22613111001001802000.077.143.154.2972116.200.077.154.1396.2550.008.000.000.00100.00
2012Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn38p2234000000000301000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         9171110010011103000.059.111.118.2292121.167.059.118.1084.7652.3811.000.000.00100.00
2013Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnyn49p23610231001002602000.300.417.400.8174114.750.100.300.36914.2942.863.000.000.0033.33
2013New York MetsNLMLBnyn45p2318301410020011303000.133.161.167.3285134.235.034.067.1492.9438.2413.000.000.0025.00
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn45p24345014100300124012000.080.098.100.1985163.154.020.040.0911.5938.1024.000.000.0025.00
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn45p2717271210000011201000.074.107.111.2183129.133.037.074.1003.4541.3812.000.000.0050.00
2018Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAnynp28121200010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0002021.000.000.000.8820.000.000.000.000.000.00
2018New York MetsNLMLBnynp28814140000000700000.286.286.286.5724014.571.000.000.2520.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter77121414300500356016000.116.137.140.277173140.215.024.050.0002.1440.0018.670.000.0021.43
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16294620030031705000.207.281.276.5578237.500.069.172.0008.1145.955.670.000.0033.33
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1016351002002903000.313.389.375.7646121.714.062.188.0009.5242.864.500.000.0020.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter613111001001802000.077.143.154.2972116.200.077.154.0006.2550.008.000.000.00100.00
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter77121414300500356016000.116.137.140.277173140.215.024.050.0002.1440.0018.670.000.0021.43
Average MLB - Per 162 games16225582960011006118034000.116.137.140.277366295.215.024.050.0002.1440.0018.670.000.0021.43
Average Minor - Per 162 games16229441612000300030172051000.207.281.276.5578120375.500.069.172.0008.1145.955.670.000.0033.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Augusta GreenJackets SALAsfn20P21--610-116161.0000.76------21100.015.2
2011San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn21P16--69-115151.0000.94------16100.011.4
2011St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn21P6--31--441.0000.67------6100.04.3
2012Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn22P19--616-222221.0001.16------19100.013.4
2012Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn22P6--17--881.0001.33------6100.04.2
2013Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn23P13--471-1211.9170.85------13100.09.0
2013New York MetsNLMLBnyn23P171710015-1661.0000.350.0610283.3-1894.410.5
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn24P32321851022223432.9411.000.177370.0-3494.119.8
2016St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn26P1---------------1100.00.7
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn27P171786810111918.9471.060.218280.0-17100.010.5
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P66663711937345956.9490.850.1525778.1-660.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19--5141-2019.9501.00------190.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P19--616-222221.0001.16------190.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P23--910-119191.0000.83------230.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--610-116161.0000.76------210.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Augusta GreenJackets SALAsfn2021----------
2011San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn2116----------
2011St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn216----------
2012Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn2219----------
2012Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn226----------
2013Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAnyn2313----------
2013New York MetsNLMLBnyn2317----------
2014New York MetsNLMLBnyn2432----------
2016St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn261----------
2017New York MetsNLMLBnyn2717----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2013New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23000.0010100002.0100012001.004.500.004.509.002.000.00.000
2014New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24123.86550000018.218883611101.328.681.452.895.301.833.86.333
2015New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB250132.4011000001.2266023003.3310.800.0010.8016.201.5032.40.000
2017New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27125.11431000012.11177477101.498.032.925.115.111.005.11.333
2018New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28018.10541000010.0221190214202.4019.800.001.8012.607.009.90.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs266.0416133000044.754323071837401.6110.881.413.637.462.066.45.250

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2014New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2422000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2017New York MetsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2722000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 3 yrs54000000000301000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2009High School All-American - 1st Team (RHP)1
2012Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (SP) ... Double-A All-Star (SP) ... New York Mets Minor League Player of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-04-11SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)27.316Team Roster on 2018-04-11
2018-03-24SPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)27.298Team Roster on 2018-03-24
2018-02-08SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($1.9m) [Avoids arbitration] Mets offered $1.5m27.254Team Roster on 2018-02-08
2017-11-03SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.157Team Roster on 2017-11-03
2017-09-23SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL27.116Team Roster on 2017-09-23
2017-07-24SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Stress reaction in right arm27.055Team Roster on 2017-07-24
2017-07-01SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.032Team Roster on 2017-07-01
2017-06-21SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Right biceps tendinitis27.022Team Roster on 2017-06-21
2017-01-10SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0.8m) [Avoids arbitration]26.225Team Roster on 2017-01-10
2016-11-02SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.156Team Roster on 2016-11-02
2016-09-02SPNew York MetsSt. Lucie (A+)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to St. Lucie (A+) for rehab26.095Team Roster on 2016-09-02
2016-04-27SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL25.332Team Roster on 2016-04-27
2016-04-01SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Recovery from Tommy John Surgery25.306Team Roster on 2016-04-01
2015-11-04SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.158Team Roster on 2015-11-04
2015-04-21SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL24.326Team Roster on 2015-04-21
2015-04-06SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Torn ligament, right elbow24.311Team Roster on 2015-04-06
2013-06-25SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)23.026Team Roster on 2013-06-25
2013-06-19SPNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to Las Vegas (AAA)23.020Team Roster on 2013-06-19
2013-06-18SPNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from Las Vegas (AAA)23.019Team Roster on 2013-06-18
2013-05-23PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsActivated MinorsActivated from DL22.358Team Roster on 2013-05-23
2013-05-17PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YDL-7InjuredDL7 Injured22.352Team Roster on 2013-05-17
2013-04-09PNew York MetsLas Vegas (AAA)YMinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Las Vegas (AAA)22.314Team Roster on 2013-04-09
2013-03-10PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YMinorsReassigned MinorsOptioned to minors22.284Team Roster on 2013-03-10
2013-03-05PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)22.279Team Roster on 2013-03-05
2012-11-20PNew York MetsNew York Mets (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Minors22.174Team Roster on 2012-11-20
2012-08-06PNew York MetsBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)22.068Team Roster on 2012-08-06
2012-06-14PNew York MetsBinghamton (AA)-Minors--22.015Team Roster on 2012-06-14
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-07-28TradeTraded by Giants to Mets for Carlos Beltran 
2009-12-11ContractSigned by Giants 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2009San Francisco Giants-193,300,000-------3,300,000Signing Bonus out of 2009 Draft (1st round - 6th overall)
2013New York MetsTeam Payroll23490,000-77551-3,023,990490,0003,790,0002013-03-05 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0m)
2014New York MetsTeam Payroll24512,375-60416343,256,497500,0004,302,375
2017New York MetsTeam Payroll27800,0004.09851521433,651,709535,0005,102,3752017-01-10 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2017-2017 ($0.8m) [Avoids arbitration]
2018New York MetsTeam Payroll281,900,000-35917564,360,045545,0007,002,3752018-02-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($1.9m) [Avoids arbitration] Mets offered $1.5m
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red