Originally posted on MetsMinor.net  |  Last updated 8/31/13
Zack Wheeler has had a heck of a year. He finally realized his boyhood dream back in June when he made his MLB debut, against the team he used to root for as a kid (the Atlanta Braves), and in a stadium that was close to his childhood home in Georgia (Turner Field). MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo had an opportunity to chat with Wheeler while sitting in the dugout at Citi Field. Here’s the full interview: Among some of the topics discussed, Wheeler touched upon his debut and how it felt starting his MLB career in front of a lot of friends and family, the relationship he has with his brothers, his first reaction to hearing he was traded to the Mets, and more. Even though Wheeler is officially a big leaguer now and no longer a focal point for us here at Mets Minors, it’s such a joy to follow this kid’s career and chronicle it along the way. He’s tallied 76.1 innings in 13 starts with the Mets since getting promoted, and is 6-3 with a 3.42 ERA, 1.34 WHIP, and 69 strikeouts. It seems that wit...
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