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Wheeler Living Up To The Hype

Wheeler had a complete game shutout on Saturday

BINGHAMTON, NY - Zack Wheeler, a top pitching prospect from Georgia, is making the most of his time in Binghamton. Promoted to Double-A this season, the 22 year old has had an extremely impressive first half, living up to the hype surrounding him.

With the first half of the season now in the books, the Eastern League All-Star has put up some outstanding numbers, leading the Eastern League with a 1.06 WHIP and 95 strikeouts with a 2.39 ERA. And his work is not going unnoticed, as pitching coach Glen Abbott sings his praises. "I thought he did an excellent job the first half," Abbot said. "Since Spring Training he's gotten better and he...

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