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Jason Wheeler

LHP
Minnesota Twins Minnesota Twins
Jason Wheeler
Name: Jason MacDonald Wheeler
Born: Oct 27, 1990 in Torrance, CA
College: Loyola Marymount
High School: Torrance (Calif.) HS
Ht.: 6'6" / Wt.: 255 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
Career39.003.3312.000.00
Drafted in the 8th round (268th overall) by the Minnesota Twins in 2011 (signed for $132,500)
The younger brother of former Loyola Marymount slugger and current Diamondbacks Double-A third baseman Ryan Wheeler, Jason was hampered by poor command of his secondary stuff during his first two college seasons. He turned a corner in the Northwoods League last summer, winning the circuit's pitching triple crown and ranking as its No. 13 prospect. The hulking 6-foot-6, 260-pound lefty dominated hitters with an 88-93 mph fastball with good downward angle last summer, but he pitched mostly at 88-91 as LMU's Friday starter this spring. His changeup has developed into an average second pitch, but he's never shown the ability to consistently throw a quality breaking ball. He tinkered with it over the fall and spring and at his best he flashed a decent slider, but it needs refinement.
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Split TypeWLERAGGSSVIPHRERHRBBSOAVGOBPSLGWHIP
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