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Wheeler, Jason

jason wheeler

Wheeler, Jason

Team: Former Players
Pos: SP
Bats: L
Throws: L
DoB: 1990-10-27
2016: AAA, A
2015: AAA, AA
Acquired: Draft
Acquisition Details: 2011 8th Rd
Bonus: $132,000
Agent: CAA Sports
Hometown: Torrance, CA (Loyola Marymount University)
2016 Stohs Prospect Handbook Profile: A Torrance (CA) native, Wheeler went to Loyola Marymount after college. He spent two years in the bullpen before heading to the St. Cloud River Bats where he was the Northwoods League Pitcher of the Year. He took that success back to college and went 6-4 with a 3.84 ERA in 103 innings and was the Twins 8th round pick. In 2012, he went 14-6 with a 3.45 ERA in 156.2 innings. In 2013, in Ft. Myers, he went 9-4 with a 3.70 ERA. He spent the first half of 2014 with the Miracle and posted a 2.51 ERA. Promoted to New Britain, he posted a 2.78 ERA in the second half. He was added to the 40 man roster. At 6-8, Wheeler has a fastball that sits 89-91, but can touch 93 at times. He has a good changeup and an improving curveball. He’s very smart, cerebral on the mound and has good control.
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