Zack Wheeler

Zack Wheeler #45

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  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 4"/195
  • Age: 26


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls

Zack Wheeler 2017 Spring Training Stats

0-2 8.59 7.1 4 1.91

Zack Wheeler Spring Training Career Stats

1-5 6.37 29.2 20 1.48

Zack Wheeler MLB Career Stats

18-16 3.50 285.1 271 1.34

Zack Wheeler Bio

  • Full Name: Zachary Harrison Wheeler
  • Born: 5/30/1990 in Smyrna, GA
  • Draft: 2009, San Francisco Giants, 1st rd. (6th overall)
  • High School: East Paulding, Dallas, GA
  • Debut: 6/18/2013
  • Relationship(s): brother of Adam Wheeler
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2017 Spring Training Stats 0 2 8.59 3 2 0 7.1 4 1.91
Spring Training Career Stats
1 5 6.37 10 8 0 29.2 20 1.48
MLB Career Stats 18 16 3.50 49 49 0 285.1 271 1.34


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Zack Wheeler Stats

*Since 2006

Zack Wheeler Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
*Since 2006

Zack Wheeler Statcast Events


Zack Wheeler 2017 Projections

Rest of Season
4 4 3.66 33 8 0 0 0 0 71.1 65 31 29 7 3 27 0 74 1.29
4 4 3.66 33 8 0 0 0 0 71.1 65 31 29 7 3 27 0 74 1.29
Rest of Season
4 4 3.66 33 8 0 0 0 0 71.1 65 31 29 7 3 27 0 74 1.29
4 4 3.66 33 8 0 0 0 0 71.1 65 31 29 7 3 27 0 74 1.29

Zack Wheeler News

Zack Wheeler Fantasy News

March 22, 2017 at 8:20 PM ET

Wheeler takes loss in relief

Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler lost after allowing four runs on four hits (two home runs) and three walks with one strikeout over three relief innings Wednesday vs. the Marlins.

March 18, 2017 at 9:57 PM ET

Gsellman holds his ground in rotation battle

The unorthodoxy of the Mets' fifth starter competition makes it difficult to gauge.


Zack Wheeler Awards

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2010 Augusta SAL
2012 Binghamton EAS Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2012 NY Mets NL

Baseball America Double-A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Binghamton EAS

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Binghamton EAS

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 San Jose CAL

Zack Wheeler Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
2014 3.54 24th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
2014 .500 23rd in NL


Season SO Rank
2014 187 10th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
2014 1.33 9th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2014 32 12th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2014 1 12th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2014 1 10th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2014 9.08 6th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
2014 79 3rd in NL

Zack Wheeler Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 3, 2016 New York Mets activated RHP Zack Wheeler from the 60-day disabled list.
August 6, 2016 New York Mets sent RHP Zack Wheeler on a rehab assignment to St. Lucie Mets.
April 26, 2016 New York Mets transferred RHP Zack Wheeler from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2015 Tommy John surgery
April 3, 2016 New York Mets placed RHP Zack Wheeler on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 25, 2016. Recovering from March 2015 Tommy John surgery
November 3, 2015 New York Mets activated RHP Zack Wheeler from the 60-day disabled list.
April 21, 2015 New York Mets transferred RHP Zack Wheeler from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2015 Tommy John surgery
April 5, 2015 New York Mets placed RHP Zack Wheeler on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2015. Recovering from March 2015 Tommy John surgery
June 25, 2013 New York Mets recalled RHP Zack Wheeler from Las Vegas 51s.
June 19, 2013 New York Mets optioned Zack Wheeler to Las Vegas 51s.
June 18, 2013 New York Mets recalled Zack Wheeler from Las Vegas 51s.
May 22, 2013 Zack Wheeler roster status changed by Las Vegas 51s.
May 16, 2013 Las Vegas 51s placed RHP Zack Wheeler on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 14, 2013.
March 11, 2013 New York Mets optioned RHP Zack Wheeler to Las Vegas 51s.
November 20, 2012 New York Mets selected the contract of Zack Wheeler from Las Vegas 51s.
August 3, 2012 RHP Zack Wheeler assigned to Buffalo Bisons from Binghamton Mets.
May 10, 2012 Zack Wheeler roster status changed by Binghamton Mets.
May 3, 2012 Binghamton Mets placed RHP Zack Wheeler on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 2, 2012. right middle fingernail avulsion
April 5, 2012 RHP Zack Wheeler assigned to Binghamton Mets from St. Lucie Mets.
July 28, 2011 New York Mets Traded RF Carlos Beltran to San Francisco Giants and San Jose Giants Traded RHP Zack Wheeler to St. Lucie Mets.
April 2, 2011 Zack Wheeler assigned to San Jose Giants from Augusta GreenJackets.
July 7, 2010 Zack Wheeler roster status changed by Augusta GreenJackets.
May 23, 2010 Augusta GreenJackets placed RHP Zack Wheeler on the 7-day disabled list.
April 7, 2010 RHP Zack Wheeler assigned to Augusta GreenJackets.
August 17, 2009 San Francisco Giants signed RHP Zack Wheeler.

Zachary Harrison Wheeler Bio Info

Zachary H. (Zack) Wheeler graduated from East Paulding (GA) High School... Was named the Gatorade Player of the Year for the 2008-2009 season…Posted a 9-0 record with an 0.54 ERA....Named the Gatorade Georgia High School Player of the Year in 2008 and 2009....Had his East Paulding #45 jersey retired on January 17, 2014.


Did not pitch at the major league level while recovering from Tommy John Surgery...Underwent a internal suture removal procedure on April 12...Made one major league rehabilitation start for St. Lucie (A) on August 6 vs. Bradenton...Worked 1.0 inning and allowed one unearned run while walking one batter. 


Missed the season while recovering from Tommy John surgery...Surgery was performed at the Hospital for Special Surgery on March 24.


Set a career-high in innings pitched (185.1), wins (11), starts (32), and strikeouts (187), leading the Mets in the latter two categories...Threw a three-hit shutout in the Mets' 1-0 victory over the Marlins on June 19 at Marlins Park...It marked the first complete game of Wheeler's career...The last Mets pitcher to throw a shutout was Jonathon Niese against the Phillies on August 27, 2013 at Citi Field...R.A. Dickey was the last pitcher to throw a 1-0 shutout when he beat the Phillies on August 13, 2010 at Citi Field...Became the first Mets pitcher to follow a shutout with a start pitching two innings or less while allowing six earned runs or more since Jason Isringhausen did so in 1996...Isringhausen pitched a six-hit shutout against the Marlins on June 9, 1996, and then allowed six earned runs in 1.0 inning pitched against the Cardinals on June 14, 1996...At 24 years and 20 days old, became the youngest Mets pitcher to throw a 1-0 shutout since Dwight Gooden threw two of them in 1985 at age 20 years and 240 days old...Since 1997 the only Met as young as Wheeler to throw a shutout by any score was Jonathon Niese at age 23 on June 10, 2010 against the Padres in a 3-0 win in the second game of a doubleheader...The last Mets pitcher to throw a 1-0 shutout on the road was Al Leiter against the Expos on April 18, 2002 at Olympic Stadium...Wheeler became the youngest Met pitcher with a 1-0 shutout, allowing three hits or less since Jon Matlack on August 8, 1973 against the Dodgers (23 years old) and the third Met to face 28 batters or less in a complete game of at least 9.0 innings...The last pitcher to do it was Chris Capuano on July 26, 2011 at Citi Field against Atlanta...There have been seven other Mets pitchers to accomplish this, twice by Tom Seaver. Became the sixth starter in Mets history to have 180 or more strikeouts in a single season and less than 200.0 innings in a single season...The last Mets pitcher to accomplish the feat was Matt Harvey in 2013 (191 strikeouts, 178.1 innings)...Finished with 21 quality starts, tied for the team lead with Jonathon Niese...Over his final 16 starts of the season, dating to June 30, went 8-3 with a 2.71 ERA (29 earned runs/96.1 innings)...Went 10 consecutive starts without a loss from June 30-August 20, going 6-0 with a 2.12 ERA (15 earned runs/63.2 innings)...The streak was the longest in a single season by a Mets starter since Matt Harvey went 13 consecutive starts without a loss in 2013...Fanned a season high-tying 10 on August 15 vs. the Cubs at Citi Field, this third career double-digit strikeout game and second of the season...Also struck out 10 on April 25 vs. Miami...Fanned a career-best 12 on August 15, 2013 at San Diego...Went seven consecutive starts pitching at least 6.0 innings and allowing two runs or less...Went 4-0, posting a 1.59 ERA (eight earned runs/45.1 innings) during the stretch...It was the longest such single-season streak since Masato Yoshii went eight consecutive starts in 1999 (August 18-September 30)...Snapped a career-high four-game losing streak, dating to September 6, 2013, in his first win of the season on April 14 at Arizona...Finished the season with a 9.08 K/9 (187 strikeouts/185.1 innings), the sixth-highest among qualified NL pitchers...Struck out 187 batters total, 10th-most in the NL...After the All-Star break, struck out 9.58 batters per nine (82 strikeouts/77.0 innings), which ranked eighth-highest among all qualified starters, and one spot behind teammate Jacob deGrom (9.7)...Did not allow more than one home run in a start in his last 42 appearances dating to July 30, 2013, the second-longest active streak in the majors behind Detroit's Anibal Sanchez, who has not allowed more than one homer in his last 54 appearances...After allowing six home runs from August 15, 2013-June 19, 2014 (22 starts, 130.0 innings), Wheeler allowed nine homers in his final 17 starts from June 25-September 25, 2014 (98.1 innings)...Went a career-high 32.1 innings pitched without allowing a homer this season from April 9 to May 7, the second-longest homerless streak of his career...Finished the month of July 3-0 with a 1.67 ERA (six earned runs/32.1 innings) in five starts, the fourth-lowest ERA among qualified NL starters...It was his second consecutive July with zero losses...Is 6-0 in 10 July starts for his career...Went 6-2 with a 2.13 ERA (20 earned runs/84.2 innings) in his last 14 road starts, dating to May 29...Struck out 91 and walked 32 in those starts, while allowing 63 hits...Allowed one earned run or less in nine of those starts, and three earned runs or less in 13 of them...Finished the season 7-5 with a 3.09 ERA (40 earned runs/116.1 innings) on the road...Went 2-0 with a 1.11 ERA (four earned runs/32.1 innings) in five starts against the Marlins this season, allowing two earned runs or less in all five and one run or less in four of them...Threw a three-hit shutout notching eight strikeouts on June 19 in Miami to win, 1-0...Wheeler's 1.37 career ERA against Miami is his lowest against any team he has faced more than twice...Posted a 4.50 ERA (16 earned runs/32.0 innings) in the first inning and opposing batters hit .225 (27-120) with 11 walks and six home runs against him in the first frame...According to, averaged 95.0 mph with his fastball, the fifth-highest mark among qualified major league starters...Kansas City's Yordano Ventura was first at 97.0...Went 2-1 with a 6.87 ERA (14 earned runs/18.1 innings) in four starts against the American League, allowing four runs or more in three of those starts.


Made his major league debut on June 18 at Atlanta after beginning the year at Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League. Became the third pitcher in team history to earn a victory while throwing 6.0 or more shutout innings in his major league debut (June 18 at Atlanta)...Joining Masato Yoshii on April 5, 1998 vs. Pittsburgh and Dick Rusteck on June 10, 1966 vs. Cincinnati. Notched seven strikeouts in his debut to tie four others for the fifth-most in a major league debut in franchise history...Matt Harvey (11), Collin McHugh (9), Bill Denehy (8) and Tom Seaver (8) had more. Became the 31st pitcher since 1916 to not allow a run and strike out at least seven in his major league debut...Collin McHugh struck out nine in 7.0 shutout innings on August 23, 2012 in his debut against the Rockies at Citi Field...Four weeks earlier, Matt Harvey struck out 11 in 5.1 shutout innings in his debut on July 26, 2012 at Arizona. Among rookies, was tied for the 10th in the majors in wins...From his debut through the end of the season, Wheeler was tied for seventh in wins, was eighth in innings (100.0), tied for fifth in strikeouts (84) and was seventh in ERA (3.42). Won seven of his first 17 major league star s, tied for the seventh highest total in franchise history with Matt Harvey and Rick Aguilera...Tom Seaver, Dwight Gooden, Octavio Dotel and Gary Gentry are tied for third with eight wins, Dillon Gee is second with nine and Jason Isringhausen is first with 10...The club also went 7-3 in his first 10 starts, tied for the most wins in a starter's first 10 appearances with Jason Isringhausen and Octavio Dotel in franchise history. In his first two starts, opposing batters were 0 for 19 with men on base against him, which matched the longest streak of hitless atbats with runners on base to start a career since 1977...For the season with men on, the opposition hit .208 (31-149). Allowed 14 hits in 81 at-bats with runners in scoring position (.173)...That mark was the third-best mark in the National League from June 18 through the end of the season...With runners in scoring position and two outs, he compiled a .128 (5-39) batting average against, which was the fifth-lowest total in the NL (minimum 39 at-bats against with runners in scoring position). Was the only NL pitcher with at least five July starts and no losses in the month, as he went 3-0 with a 2.73 ERA (nine earned runs/29.2 innings)...The Mets went 5-0 in his July starts. In nine starts away from Citi Field, he went 5-1 with a 2.32 ERA (14 earned runs/54.1 innings)...He was only the second rookie in team history to win five consecutive road decisions in one season...Jerry Koosman won his first six road decisions in 1968. On July 30 at Miami took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning before Ed Lucas singled with one out in the bottom of the seventh…His no-hit bid was the third-longest by a rookie in franchise history...Randy Tate went 7.1 innings against Montreal at Shea Stadium on August 4, 1975 (broken up by a Jim Lyttle single) and Dwight Gooden threw 7.0 hitless innings at Pittsburgh on June 6, 1984 (Doug Frobel single). Became the eighth rookie in team history to strikeout at least 12 in a game on August 15 at San Diego and the first since Dwight Gooden fanned 16 at Philadelphia on September 17, 1984...He became the 37th pitcher since 1916 and the fourth in franchise history to record 12 strikeouts in one of his first 11 career games...Dwight Gooden, Nolan Ryan and Dick Selma are the other Mets...He joined Pedro Martinez (April 4, 2005 at Cincinnati) and Nolan Ryan (August 31, 1971 at St. Louis) as the only pitchers in team history to notch 12 or more strikeouts in 6.0 innings or less. He allowed one home run over his last seven starts, a span of 43.0 innings...For the season, he compiled a 0.90 home runs/nine innings mark, giving up 10 total. Went 7-3 with a 2.98 ERA (28 earned runs/84.2 innings) in 14 starts against the National League...In comparison, went 0-2 with a 5.87 ERA (10 earned runs/15.1 innings) in interleague play. Surrendered no more than seven hits in each of his first 15 starts, the third-longest streak of its kind to begin a career for a Mets pitcher...Nolan Ryan (32 starts) and John Pacella (18) are the only others with longer streaks. Collected his first major league hit, single, on July 5 at Milwaukee...Notched his first major league RBI, July 10 at San Francisco. Made 13 starts for Las Vegas, going 4-2 and notching 73 strikeouts in 68.2 innings.

2012 Spent the majority of the year with Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League...Promoted to Buffalo (AAA) of the International League on August 1...Despite his promotion, finished tied for eighth in the EL in wins (10) and strikeouts (117)...He was ninth in ERA (3.26)...Named the eighth-best prospect in baseball by d'Arnaud was sixth...Was the Sterling Award recipient at Binghamton...Led all Mets minor leaguers with 148 strikeouts and was tied for the most wins with 12...Posted a 4-0 record and a 2.00 ERA (six earned runs/27.0 innings) in four May starts...Allowed 13 hits, seven walk and 30 strikeouts...Won six straight starts from April 29-June 7...Compiled a 1.59 ERA (seven earned run/39.2 innings)...Allowed 17 hits, seven walks and 43 strikeouts...Named to the Eastern League All-Star Game on July 11, but did not pitch...Selected to play in the Futures All-Star Game July 8 in Kansas City...Pitched 0.2 hitless innings for the United States team in their 17-5 victory...While pitching for Binghamton, righthanded batters compiled a .188 (42-224) batting average against him...Struck out a season-high 11 batters in 6.2 innings in his last start vs. Harrisburg on July 31...Made his first start for Buffalo (AAA) on August 6 at Syracuse...Took a no-decision...Went 4.2 innings and allowed three hits, two runs, earned, with four walks...Struck out seven...Set back Rochester and Lehigh High Valley in his last two starts for the Bisons...In 12.0 innings, he gave up one earned run on five hits, with six walks and 12 strikeouts...On August 26, he pitched 7.0 shutout innings to defeat Rochester to earn his first Triple-A win. 2011 Named to the California (A) League mid-season All-Star Game...Was 10th in the league with a .231 batting average against and fourth with 10.02 strikeouts per nine innings. 2010 In his first year of professional baseball, he struck out 70 in 58.2 innings with Augusta (A) of the South Atlantic League...Was selected to pitch in Major League Baseball's Futures Game and earned a hold with a scoreless inning.