Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 7/27/13
Throughout the first 7 starts of Zack Wheeler’s MLB career, his results have been positive. So far, he is 4-1, 3.72 with 20 walks and 31 strikeouts in 38 2/3 IP. His command has been an issue, for the most part, but he has shown a lot of the ability scouts have said he possesses. In addition to the high number of walks (4.7 per 9 IP), he has given up 7 home runs, which could be expected at this point. Some people have expected Wheeler to be the second coming of Tom Seaver and that he will never lose. Every pitcher will more than likely go through some tough times, particularly in their first stretch of MLB games. Matt Harvey has been great this season, but was not as dominant last year. But while many other pitchers get the opportunity to develop and work through their problems, Wheeler (with no blame whatsoever going his way) has to work through three adversities that few other pitchers have to deal with. The easiest one is the hype that is surrounding him. He was selected with...
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