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Zelous Wheeler | Third Baseman

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/16/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Yankees signed INF Zelous Wheeler to a minor league contract.
It's not clear whether he'll be invited to spring training. Wheeler batted .275/.354/.414 with 11 homers and 56 RBI between Double- and Triple-A for the Orioles this past season. He's merely minor league depth. Fri, Nov 15, 2013 05:14:00 PM

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Orioles sent INF Zelous Wheeler outright to Double-A Bowie.

He was designated for assignment last week but has cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. Wheeler is batting only .202/.288/.283 in 27 games between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk this season.
Mon, May 14, 2012 08:12:00 PM

Orioles designated INF Zelous Wheeler for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Friday's starter Dana Eveland on the active roster. Wheeler, who was claimed off waivers from the Brewers in late March, was hitting .202/.288/.283 in 27 games between Double-A Bowie and Triple-A Norfolk this season.
Fri, May 11, 2012 06:33:00 PM

Orioles claimed INF Zelous Wheeler off waivers from the Brewers.

Wheeler was added to the Brewers' 40-man roster in November after batting .272/.378/.459 with nine homers, 38 RBI, seven stolen bases and an .837 OPS last season between Double- and Triple-A last. Already 25, he's not considered a top prospect.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 02:35:00 PM

Brewers purchased the contract of 3B Zelous Wheeler from Triple-A Nashville.

Wheeler batted .272/.378/.459 with nine homers and 38 RBI over 329 at-bats between Double- and Triple-A this season. Though not much of a prospect, he does have one of the cooler names in baseball.
Fri, Nov 18, 2011 01:27:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Francisco Cervelli
1B1Mark Teixeira
2B1Brian Roberts
2Dean Anna
3Scott Sizemore
SS1Derek Jeter
2Brendan Ryan
3B1Kelly Johnson
2Yangervis Solarte
3Alex Rodriguez
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Ichiro Suzuki
DH1Alfonso Soriano
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1CC Sabathia
2Hiroki Kuroda
3Masahiro Tanaka
4Ivan Nova
5Michael Pineda
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1David Robertson
2Shawn Kelley
3Matt Thornton
4Dellin Betances
5Adam Warren
6David Phelps
7Vidal Nuno
8Cesar Cabral
9Shane Greene