Wheeler Promoted To Triple A

By WBNG News

August 2, 2012 Updated Aug 2, 2012 at 9:41 PM EST

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Zack Wheeler was promoted before Wednesday night's game against Harrisburg.

He was coming off one of his best starts of the season, where he went 6 and 2/3 innings, giving up 2 runs on 4 hits and striking out a season high 11.

Wheeler says he's excited for the new opportunity and manager Pedro Lopez says he's very deserving.

Wheeler will make his first start on Sunday.

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