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Zach Wheeler ?

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Birth Date5-30-1990
Height0' 0"
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BP Articles

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The Week in Quotes: July 21-27, 2014Chris Mosch2014-07-28
The Week in Quotes: July 21-27, 2014Morris Greenberg2014-07-28
The Week in Quotes: July 21-27, 2014Nick Wheatley-Schaller2014-07-28
The Week in Quotes: July 21-27, 2014Nick Bacarella2014-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 27, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-27
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 16, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-16
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 11, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-11
BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 49 is LiveJason Collette2013-06-20
BP Fantasy Podcast: Episode 49 is LivePaul Sporer2013-06-20
This article requires BP Fantasy or Premium accessFree Agent Watch: American League, Week 10Paul Singman2013-06-06
In A Pickle: How Great Thou BartJason Wojciechowski2013-05-17
Perfect Game Presents: 2013 Rookie of the Year CandidatesDavid Rawnsley2013-03-29
The Week in Quotes: January 21-27Pete Barrett2013-01-28
The Week in Quotes: January 21-27Jonah Birenbaum2013-01-28
The Week in Quotes: January 21-27Hudson Belinsky2013-01-28
The Week in Quotes: January 21-27Andrew Koo2013-01-28
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of July 5Kevin Goldstein2012-07-06
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 17Kevin Goldstein2012-05-18
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of September 7Kevin Goldstein2011-09-08
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of August1Kevin Goldstein2011-08-02
This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, AL West: Deadline ChaosJoey Matschulat2011-07-28
The BP Broadside: Farewell to the Last Golden BeltranSteven Goldman2011-07-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit List: St. Louis SupremeTommy Bennett2011-05-24
Future Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of May 11Kevin Goldstein2011-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock Blog: Minor League Update: Games of April 28Kevin Goldstein2011-04-29
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: San Francisco GiantsJohn Perrotto2010-11-05
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: San Francisco GiantsESPN Insider2010-11-05
This article requires BP Premium accessKiss'Em Goodbye: San Francisco GiantsKevin Goldstein2010-11-05
Future Shock: Top 11 Review: NL WestKevin Goldstein2010-10-12
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: The Top 101 Prospects Update, Part 2Kevin Goldstein2010-04-08


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2014-08-08 13:00:00 (link to chat)I'm in a 12 team keeper league. each team gets to keep 7 players for next season. who do you think i should keep from this list: George Springer, Bryce Harper, Chris Sale, Justin Upton, Byron Buxton, Addison Russell, Taijuan Walker, Lucas Giolito, Francisco Lindor, Dylan Bundy, Kevin Gausmann, Carlos Correa, Miguel Sano, Zach Wheeler. Thanks.
(childgrambino from Richmond, VA)
Harper, Sale, Upton, Walker, Gausman, Wheeler and Springer. 12 team leagues, you keep guys who are contributing. Having this many prospects in this shallow a league is bananas. Drop a bunch. (Craig Goldstein)
2014-07-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Zach Wheeler? Do you see him as having front of the rotation potential?
(Frank from Olympia)
Wheeler has quietly stepped it up over the past several weeks. He has front-of-the-rotation stuff and the mechanical baselines to reach ceiling, and though Matt Harvey may have created some unfair comparisons/expectations, I think that Wheeler can develop into a good #2 with time and improvement. (Doug Thorburn)
2014-07-25 14:00:00 (link to chat)Are we starting to see Zach Wheeler fulfill his once lofty prospect status? Does he have ACE type ceiling?
(jamesmcevoy from San Diego)
See previous thoughts on Wheeler. We have to be careful, because Harvey-inspired expectations were unrealistic. I don't see an ACE, necessarily, but I do see a legit #2 if we want to stay on the hypothetical hierarchy. (Doug Thorburn)
2014-06-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)I feel like I'm looking at a rerun of Zach Wheeler while I watch Archie Bradley progress. Do you see Archies' MLB early career mirroring Wheelers'? Will Julio Urias be up any sooner than 2017? How about jos Pederson, does LA make any space for him by 2016? Thanks for the Chat! Always appreciate your insights!
(Dragonbreath from Gurnee, IL)
That's not a bad comparison in that they are both blue-chippers (similarly sized, too) with control issues as they come up. I don't think Bradley will be instantly good upon arrival because of his control, but he'll have flashes of brilliance. Urias will take a while for sure, but Pederson can't waste away in AAA that long. If they can't really find room at any pt this year, then they have to look to trade him to fill other holes. It'd just be a massive waste for him to sit two more seasons in AAA (Paul Sporer)
2014-05-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Can I count on Zach Wheeler figuring things out by 2015 season?
(Greg from Atlanta)
count on it? Well, that's risky. Reasonably expect it? Sure. These big young pitchers may need some time to master repeating their delivery, commanding their fastball, and putting away hitters efficiently. The question is which way do they go--Cashner's way or Arrieta's way? (Harry Pavlidis)
2014-01-17 10:00:00 (link to chat)Hey, Fantasy quandary - 1)(Keep Manny Machado) 2)(Trade Manny for Brett Lawrie and Sonny Gray, who I am really high on) 3)(Trade Manny for Matt Garza and Zach Wheeler, who I am equally high on). Thanks
(Tony from KC)
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2014-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)Does Zack Wheeler still have a chance to be an ace? Looking at his numbers last year, they don't look that impressive.
(MetsFaithful5 from Syracuse)
No, Zach Wheeler will not be an ace. Thatís not the industry consensus, as he has the stuff that every pitcher wants, but I donít believe in the command or the control. He doesnít throw enough strikes and the ones he does throw arenít in the right spots. The New York hype machine was in full effect comparing him to Harvey last season, but thatís not fair to Wheeler. I think the control ultimately holds him back. He should be a solid starter because heíll miss enough bats to overcome it, but if he doesnít significantly cut back on the free passes, which is tough to do at this level with a track record as deep as his, he wonít be an ace. (Jeff Moore)
2014-01-06 13:00:00 (link to chat)What's you opinion on Aaron Sanchez? Keith Law seemed to love him but then noticed some changes to his mechanics he didn't like. Jason doesn't even see him as the best pitching prospect in the Jay's org.
(Kenny Bania from Mendy's)
He's not. I like Stroman better. I freaking love Stroman. Sanchez has the whole package, but there are questions about his control (even bigger questions than with Zach Wheeler - you're welcome Mets fans). (Jeff Moore)
2013-08-27 13:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Zach Wheeler's major league performances? He seems to be up for good; how do you see his adjustments to major league hitters? Does what you've seen give any new insights on his potential as a top of the rotation starter?
(Rico from Charm City)
I watched him more when he first came up, and his command/putaway wasn't quite there. But the potential was obvious. Now he seems to be settling in. He's throwing more breaking balls and two-seam fastballs, while he was heavy duty on the four-seams at first. Another sign of getting comfortable and getting command of his stuff. (Harry Pavlidis)
2013-04-16 20:00:00 (link to chat)How would you value Kimbrel in keeper league? to be specific, would you rather have Kimbrel($3) or Chris Archer($1) + Zach Wheeler($1) + N Castellano ($1)?
(jimcal from Seattle)
He's valuable, but he's also still just a closer. I like the thought of packaging him for value elsewhere, and those are three very good prospects. I'd do that. (Bret Sayre)
2013-03-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Which prospects will everyone know about by the end of the year?
(Jeff from Davenport)
Oscar Tavares. Zach Wheeler. Wily Peralta (who should be on my breakout list) (Harry Pavlidis)
2013-01-02 13:00:00 (link to chat)Will the Mets see Zach Wheeler in the rotation on opening day or will they wait on him till later in the season?
(McBeard from Hoboken, NJ)
I don't think there is a particular need to put him in the opening day rotation, and given the competitive landscape of the division it is probably in NY's best interest to give him a couple months at Triple-A to ensure the extra year of control and at least give a chance to avoid early arb years. (Nick Faleris)
2012-09-20 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat. Any prospects that have really moved up the rankings this year that you are excited about?
(Jerome from Holding pattern)
No problem. Thanks for reading. Yes; lots of prospects have jumped up the rankings. Guys like Alen Hanson, Nick Castellanos, Zach Wheeler, and Jose Fernandez have taken big steps forward. They are climbing the prospect tiers... (Jason Parks)
2012-06-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Thoughts on Zach Wheeler? He seems to be jumping up a lot this year. Has he made changes?
(ttt from Manhattan)
Lots of hard work on his part, and it shows. The FB has been lively, and he's been able to hold onto the velo deeper into games, This is a product of improved strength and a more fluid delivery, which has also helped in the development of the secondary offerings. He's a stud. (Jason Parks)
2012-06-04 13:00:00 (link to chat)Lots of people gushing about Zach Wheeler lately, your thoughts?
(Jim from Levittown, NY)
Justified gushing. He's maintained his strikeout rates while allowing weaker contact at Double-A. Hope to see him pushed to Triple-A in the second half. (Bradley Ankrom)


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