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ZELOUS WHEELER RUMORS

A Long Road to the Big Leagues

In baseball, we often talk about the stars, the great players. We analyze their every move. Put them into historical context. Ask how great they are and how great will they be? How will these players help impact our team? How will they lead our team to the promise land? When it comes to rebuilding teams, such as the Brewers, we often talk about the next stars. Who will be the next...
Via BP Milwaukee
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

No Maas says no maas

Terrible news this Christmas. My fave Yankee fan blog is going the way of Zelous Wheeler. (Not moving to Japan, but exiting.) Shortly after the new year, No Maas will be no more.I wonder if the Yankees even know what they are losing...Under the universal fan mantra, "If we had $200 million to burn, the Yankees would never lose a game," No Maas has been a great read since 2005, the...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees sell infielder Zelous Wheeler's contract to Golden Eagles

  The New York Yankees have sold the rights to infielder Zelous Wheeler to the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan's Pacific League. The 27-year-old, signed by the Yankees last November, hit .193 with two homers and five RBI in 57 at-bats with New York as a rookie this year. He batted .296 with nine homers and 40 RBI at Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes-Barre. New York acquired the rights...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Yanks sell Wheeler's rights to Golden Eagles

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Yankees have sold the rights to infielder Zelous Wheeler to the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan's Pacific League. The 27-year-old, signed by the Yankees last November, hit .193 with two homers and five RBIs in 57 at-bats with New York as a rookie this year. He batted .296 with nine homers and 40 RBIs at Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes-Barre. New York acquired...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees add INF-OF Wheeler, send Whitley to minors

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Yankees have called up infielder-outfielder Zelous Wheeler from the minors and sent right-hander Chase Whitley to Triple-A. The Yankees made the moves before Thursday's game against Houston. Wheeler homered in his major league debut on July 3. He hit .267 with two homers in 16 games for the Yankees. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he wanted an extra...
Via Associated Press
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: All smiles from Zelous Wheeler

Imagine standing on the field of an enormous stadium, bright lights in your eyes and thousands of people in the stands, about to play in your first Major League Baseball start. It’s a dream that comes true only to the hardworking and passionate few, and for Zelous Wheeler it became a reality on Thursday night in his MLB debut for the New York Yankees against the Minnesota Twins...
Via isportsweb.com
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Zelous Wheeler runs into dugout to make catch, has it overturned

Career minor leaguer Zelous Wheeler made his major league debut for the Yankees on Thursday, and smashed his first big league homer. On Friday, Wheeler came in during the eighth inning of the Yankees-Twins game to play third base, and got a chance to grab a pop-up hit by Sam Fuld in the ninth inning. Then, this happened. Wheeler made the catch, with his momentum sending him down...
Via The Outside Corner
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wait a minute, I got it: Why not just go with a new Yangervis/Zelous every month?

Last night, when the new Mr. Yankee, Zelous Wheeler, whacked his first major league home run, and ran the bases grinning like a 10-year-old over a plate of pancakes, I had a double epiphany:1.) Oh, yeah... that Phil Hughes!2.) We've got a new, four-week all-star!That's right. Zelous is the new Yangervis. And instead of lamenting his eventual slump, let's embrace his Solartehood...

Still hope: Yangervis survives the cut

But Mason Williams didn't.Ten players sent to the minors, no surprises. Zelous Wheeler is still a zealous Yankee, and Solarte is still Yankee-gervis.Of course they'll soon be gone. But someday... imagine this:A Yankee player without a ceiling built of concrete. 
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

A sentence that, until today, has never been written before, and now will never be written again

The Yankees beat the Tigers on a game-ending balk by Luis Marte, scoring Zelous Wheeler in the bottom of the ninth.
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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