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Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Zack Wheeler starts to toss

By Adam Rubin

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Tuesday's day off did not include a respite for Zack Wheeler.

Wheeler threw a baseball on flat ground for the first time since being scratched with a right oblique strain last Wednesday.

The top prospect is expected to repeat the flat-ground throwing today before advancing to a mound.