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Zack Wheeler’s 11K performance for Double-A Binghamton might has earned him a promotion. He’s headed to Triple-A Buffalo, the team announced this afternoon.
Wheeler finishes with a 3.26 ERA during 19 starts for the B-Mets. He struck out 117 batters in 116 innings.
Original Post 7/31
After weighing whether to have Zack Wheeler make his Triple-A debut on the road, or give him one more start with Double-A Binghamton to allow Wheeler to make his Buffalo debut at home, the Mets have opted for the latter, a baseball source told ESPNNewYork.com.
Wheeler is due to pitch one last time for the B-Mets on Tuesday against Harrisburg, the Nats’ Double-A affiliate.
The top prospect then is expected to move to Buffalo, and make his Bisons debut Sunday against Washington’s Triple-A Syracuse affiliate.
ESPN New York
This was expected based on comments made by Sandy Alderson who said Wheeler was very close to a promotion two weeks ago as a guest on WFAN.
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