Zack Wheeler

Zack Wheeler

Height: 6-4
Weight: 195 lbs
Age: 31
College: None
Philadelphia Phillies

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The ScoreCardinals, Astros headline 2021 Gold Glove finalists

The 2021 Gold Glove finalists were announced by Rawlings and Major League Baseball on Thursday.The SABR Defensive Index is taken into account to decide the winners, which will be revealed on Nov. 7.American LeaguePitcher PLAYER TEAM Jose Berrios TOR Zack Greinke HOU Dallas Keuchel CWS Catcher PLAYER TEAM Martin Maldonado HOU Sean Murphy OAK Salvador Perez KC First base PLAYER TEAM Yuli Gurriel HOU Matt Olson OAK Jared Walsh LAA Second base PLAYER TEAM David Fletcher LAA Whit Merrifield KC Marcus Semien TOR Third base PLAYER TEAM Matt Chapman OAK Jose Ramirez CLE Joey Wendle TB Shortstop PLAYER TEAM Carlos Correa HOU J.P. Crawford SEA Andrelton Simmons MIN Left field PLAYER TEAM Randy Arozarena TB Andrew Benintendi KC Lourdes Gurriel Jr. TOR Center field PLAYER TEAM Kevin Kiermaier TB Myles Straw HOU Michael A. Taylor KC Right field PLAYER TEAM Hunter Renfroe BOS Kyle Tucker HOU Joey Gallo NYY National LeaguePitcher PLAYER TEAM Zach Davies CHC Max Fried ATL Zack Wheeler PHI Catcher PLAYER TEAM Yadier Molina STL J.T. Realmuto PHI Jacob Stallings PIT First base PLAYER TEAM Freddie Freeman ATL Paul Goldschmidt STL Max Muncy LAD Second base PLAYER TEAM Ozzie Albies ATL Tommy Edman STL Kolten Wong MIL Third base PLAYER TEAM Ryan McMahon COL Manny Machado SD Nolan Arenado STL Shortstop PLAYER TEAM Brandon Crawford SF Francisco Lindor NYM Kevin Newman PIT Left field PLAYER TEAM Tyler O'Neill STL David Peralta ARI AJ Pollock LAD Center field PLAYER TEAM Harrison Bader STL Bryan Reynolds PIT Jackie Bradley Jr. MIL Right field PLAYER TEAM Mookie Betts LAD Mike Yastzemski SF Adam Duvall ATL Copyright © 2021 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.

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Thursday, Oct 28, 2021

Yahoo SportsPhillies pitcher Zack Wheeler selling swanky condo for $1.9M

Phillies pitcher Zack Wheeler, coming off a career year on the mound, is apparently looking to sell his Center City condo. By Adam Hermann

Source: Yahoo Sports
Thursday, Oct 28, 2021

The ScoreOhtani, Vlad, Harper headline MLBPA Players Choice Awards finalists

Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani, Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr., and Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper are the finalists for Player of the Year at the 2021 Players Choice Awards, the MLBPA announced Thursday.Ohtani hit 46 home runs with a .965 OPS while posting a 3.18 ERA with 10.8 K/9. Guerrero was in the American League Triple Crown race the entire season and finished tied for the most homers (48) in baseball. Harper led the majors in slugging (.615) and OPS (1.044).St. Louis Cardinals reliever Andrew Miller, Los Angeles Dodgers ace Max Scherzer, and Blue Jays second baseman Marcus Semien are up for the Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award, which is given to a player who inspires others through leadership.Ohtani and Guerrero are also finalists for the AL's Outstanding Player Award. Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez is the other nominee. Meanwhile, Atlanta Braves third baseman Austin Riley, Washington Nationals outfielder Juan Soto, and San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. are the selections for the Outstanding Player Award in the National League.New York Yankees right-hander Gerrit Cole, Chicago White Sox right-hander Lance Lynn, and Blue Jays left-hander Robbie Ray are up for the Outstanding Pitcher Award in the AL. Scherzer, Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Corbin Burnes, and Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Zack Wheeler are nominees for the honor in the NL.The MLBPA will also hand out the Outstanding Rookie Award and Comeback Player Award.The winners will be announced Oct. 28.Copyright © 2021 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.

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Thursday, Oct 21, 2021

The ScoreCounsell: Burnes not 'physically ready' to pitch for Brewers in Game 4

The Milwaukee Brewers are out of the postseason after their ace and NL Cy Young front-runner Corbin Burnes appeared in one game and watched Tuesday's must-win contest from the dugout.Burnes, 26, started Game 1, Milwaukee's only win in its NLDS matchup against the Atlanta Braves. The right-hander threw six shutout innings, allowing two hits and three walks while striking out six on 91 pitches.After Atlanta won the next two games, the Brewers opted not to start Burnes on three days' rest, saving him instead for a potential Game 5 that didn't happen. On Tuesday, the Braves went with Game 1 starter Charlie Morton, who'd also gone six innings to open the series and was on three days' rest."(Burnes is) just not physically ready to do it," Brewers manager Craig Counsell said before Game 4, according to Adam McCalvy and Zachary Silver of "He wanted to do it, but we had to make sure he was physically ready to do it. He's just not ready to do it."Burnes confirmed that he told the team he was not 100% ready but said he still wanted to make the start."I told them, 'Hey, I'm good to go out there,'" Burnes said Tuesday afternoon. "They said, 'Is it 100%?' I said, 'Not quite 100%, but I think I can give you a good outing.' The better, probably smarter option was to go with (Eric) Lauer, who is 100% ready to go."Lauer wound up going 3 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on four hits and two walks with a pair of strikeouts. Game 2 starter Brandon Woodruff pitched in relief, recording four outs on 12 pitches before turning the ball over to Josh Hader, who surrendered the game-winning homer to Freddie Freeman."I think this is why it's important to have an open dialogue with a pitcher," Brewers president of baseball operations David Stearns said. "If a pitcher really feels as though he has recovered enough and is close to 100%, then yes, it could make sense. I think what happens a lot, and we see this in the performance record with teams that do go with a short starter, is that the pitcher feels as though he is obligated to make a start and you sometimes get a pitcher out there who isn't ready to do it."The Brewers entered the postseason with the third-best record in the Senior Circuit, behind only the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants. The Dodgers and Giants are mired in an NLDS matchup set to go the distance, with Game 5 scheduled for Thursday. The winner will face the 88-win Braves in the NL Championship Series.Burnes led all qualified starters with a 2.43 ERA, a 1.63 FIP, and a 12.6 K/9 rate. The All-Star was limited to 167 innings pitched over 28 starts, which could impact his Cy Young candidacy alongside NL stalwarts Zack Wheeler, Max Scherzer, or Walker Buehler.Copyright © 2021 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.

Source: The Score
Wednesday, Oct 13, 2021


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