Wheeler gets Triple-A opener

March, 30, 2013
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SARASOTA, Fla. -- Zack Wheeler will start Opening Day for Triple-A Las Vegas, on April 4 in Sacramento, the top prospect tweeted.

Wheeler presumably would form a battery with Travis d'Arnaud, the prized catching prospect obtained from the Toronto Blue Jays for R.A. Dickey in December.

Wheeler logged two scoreless Grapefruit League innings before suffering a strained right oblique muscle Feb. 27 and then being shipped to minor league camp.
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Daniel Murphy
BA HR RBI R
.301 9 53 73
OTHER LEADERS
HRL. Duda 26
RBIL. Duda 76
RD. Murphy 73
OPSL. Duda .834
WB. Colon 12
ERAZ. Wheeler 3.44
SOZ. Wheeler 155