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Dan Wheeler

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Biography Data
Positions: P-807
Proper Name: Daniel Michael Wheeler
Born: December 10, 1977 (37.112)
Place Providence, Rhode Island
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 222 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Pilgrim (Warwick,RI)
College: Central Arizona College
Drafted: 1996 -- 34th round (1024th overall) by Tampa Bay Rays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 1,1999 (21.265)
TBC Player ID:20112
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2013-05-12 - Released by Royals More
Prospect Ranks:[2000]TBA #6
Recent Contract:Signed to minor league contract by Kansas City Royals (2012-12-11)
Organizations:TBA, ATL, NYN, HOU, BOS, CLE, KCA
Signed by:Nelson Rood
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (33.96%) -- Slider (25.48%) -- Curveball (12.74%) -- Cutter (12.74%) -- Fastball (10.29%) -- Splitter (4.79%)
Fastball Velocity: [2012] - 87.7 - [2011] - 89.37 - [2010] - 89.12
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
77 57 64 32


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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2013MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2013-05-12PFAMLBReleased by Royals---
    2013-04-06Kansas City RoyalsPMinorsOmahaAAAAssigned to Omaha (AAA)---
    2012
    2012-12-11Kansas City RoyalsPMinorsKansas City RoyalsMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-10-08-PFA-MLBElected free agency---
    2012-05-16Cleveland IndiansPMinorsColumbusAAAOutrighted to Columbus (AAA)---
    2012-05-14Cleveland IndiansPDFACleveland IndiansMLBDesignated for Assignment40man
    2012-04-04Cleveland IndiansPActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBContract purchased from Columbus (AAA)40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Reds
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Red Sox
    Granted free agency
    Signed by Rays (2-year extension, club option for 2011)
    Signed by Rays (1-year)
    Traded by Astros to Devil Rays for Ty Wigginton
    Signed by Astros (1-year)
    Traded by Mets to Astros for Adam Seuss.
    Signed as Free Agent by Mets.
    Released by Braves.
    Signed as Free Agent by Braves.
    Released by Devil Rays.
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Tampa Bay Rays in 34th round (1024th overall) of 1996 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2012Cleveland Indians$ 900,0004391251$ 480,000$ 2,952,4822012-01-26 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.414m) Minor league contract
    2011Boston Red Sox$ 3,000,0002611671$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Tampa Bay Rays$ 3,500,000237874$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-12-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($3m) Club option for 2012
    2009Tampa Bay Rays$ 3,200,000246970$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Tampa Bay Rays$ 2,875,000277670$ 390,000$ 2,696,2522008-04-01 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2008-2010 ($10.5m) Club option for 2011 ($4m). Avoided arbitration
    2007Houston Astros$ 2,100,0003201460$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-01-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($2.1m)
    2007Tampa Bay Rays$ 2,100,000320460$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-01-08 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($2.1m)
    2006Houston Astros$ 930,0004061450$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.93m)
    2005Houston Astros$ 365,0005661837$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-02-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.365m)
    2004New York Mets$ 311,5006802725$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2004Houston Astros$ 311,5006802725$ 300,000$ 2,070,100
    2003New York Mets$ 300,000703480$ 300,000$ 2,163,527
    2001Tampa Bay Rays$ 200,000771460$ 200,000$ 1,897,758
    2000Tampa Bay Rays$ 200,000758330$ 200,000$ 1,394,248
    1999Tampa Bay Rays$ 200,000807460$ 200,000$ 1,454,491

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