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Andre Wheeler

LHP | White SoxCWS
Andre Wheeler
Name: Andre Percy Wheeler
Born: Sep 27, 1991 in Austin, Texas USA
High School: Anderson HS, Austin
College: Texas Tech
Ht.: 6'1" / Wt.: 170 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
Career287.13.821.373.519.52
Drafted in the 15th round (453rd overall) by the Chicago White Sox in 2013
The Dodgers selected Wheeler in the 22nd round of the 2010 draft out of a Texas high school, but he matriculated to Lubbock instead. He was drafted as an outfielder and spent his first year at Texas Tech almost solely as a position player, but he has gradually transitioned to the mound and worked there exclusively this spring. While he's still raw, with a 5.47 ERA and a 41-29 K-BB ratio in 51 college innings, he's an athletic lefthander with the potential for two plus pitches. Six-foot-1 and 185 pounds, Wheeler can pump his fastball up to 93 mph and has aptitude for spinning a curveball. He'll even show a changeup with promise. The quality and command of his pitches fluctuate, something that could be helped by feeding him plenty of innings in pro ball. He has the upside of a reliever in the mold of Darren Oliver.
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