Originally posted on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 5/2/13
Is it time to worry about Zack Wheeler? No, it's not. I know it's not a good way to hold the reader's attention to give the answer at the top. But I've never been into one singular form to translate into function. But all this hullabaloo about Zack Wheeler is useless. Bottom line is that Wheeler's stats in Las Vegas mean nothing, and we knew that going into the season. In fact, anybody that follows baseball somewhat closely knows that the PCL is a hitters league due to weather conditions. So when Wheeler gave an interview to the Daily News' John Harper, he didn't say anything earth shattering: "I didn't think it was going to be a big deal but it’s always in the back of your mind. You’re going to get hit from time to time, but sometimes you make a pitch and you say, ‘Man, that was a good pitch but it was still off the wall.’ ... It’s hard being from the East Coast, and being used to the humidity, the moisture. Every time after I throw a pitch, I've gotta lick my fingers. ...
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