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Dan WheelerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2013 MLB Years: 1999-2012
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-807Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDaniel Michael Wheeler
Height6-3Weight222BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 10,1977 [41.006]PlaceProvidence,Rhode Island
High SchoolPilgrim (Warwick,RI)
CollegeCentral Arizona College (Coolidge,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 34th round (1024th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsNelson RoodSteve FosterService Time9.090 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-TBA-#6
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1999 [21.265]
OrganizationsTBA [9] HOU [4] NYN [2] CLE [1] KCA [1] ATL [1] BOS [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID20112Retrosheet IDwheed001MLBAM ID235095
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (33.96%) -- Slider (25.48%) -- Curveball (12.74%) -- Cutter (12.74%) -- Fastball (10.29%) -- Splitter (4.79%)
Fastball Velocity [2012] - 88.35 - [2011] - 88.90 - [2010] - 88.51
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts55Walks75Hittable48SO/BB76vsPower48Hitting2Durability65Team.491Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1997Central Arizona CollegeCollegeNCAASoRel19831.6220020000294.0924517312920001.108.780.291.148.787.67.727-
1997Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-tba-ST19673.0015150000084.0753828217814201.108.040.211.828.684.76.462-
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba-ST2012144.43292903100181.0206968916291364001.3010.240.801.446.764.69.462-
1999Orlando RaysSouAAtba-ST21303.26990000058.056272178531101.108.691.091.248.226.631.000-
1999Durham BullsILAAAtba-ST21754.9214140210082.010359451625581001.5511.261.752.736.342.32.583-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01054.23232302100140.0159866623331112101.3710.201.482.127.123.36.6674.39
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba34ST21045.87660000030.2352020713321001.5710.272.053.829.392.46.0005.29
2000Durham BullsILAAAtba32ST225115.63262600000150.0183109943542914001.5010.962.102.515.452.17.313-
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba34Rel22115.481129006023.0291414211172001.7411.350.784.306.651.55.5004.22
2001Orlando RaysSouAAtba-ST23022.81330000016.0155526120001.318.441.133.386.752.00.000-
2001Durham BullsILAAAtba34S/R23355.2318108002065.07251381111391101.279.921.521.525.373.55.375-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0374.7621138002081.08756431317511101.289.631.441.885.643.00.3004.50
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba34Rel23108.6613013003017.230171735121101.9815.281.532.556.112.401.0004.75
2002Richmond BravesILAAAatl-ST24964.65272520000155.0163878023421106001.329.461.342.446.392.62.600-
2003Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn48S/R25423.94225170010445.2482020416440001.409.460.793.158.672.75.667-
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn39Rel25133.71350350010251.0492321617351001.298.651.063.006.182.06.2504.19
2004Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn48Rel26102.4550500107.082202100001.369.82--2.4512.275.001.000-
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn39Rel26314.8032131007050.2652927917464101.6211.551.603.028.172.71.7504.55
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35Rel26002.5114014004014.011441390000.986.910.631.885.653.00-3.33
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35Rel27232.21710710020373.0531818719690000.986.500.862.338.473.63.4003.16
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35Rel28352.52750750025971.0582220524680001.157.320.633.038.582.83.3753.16
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35R/CL29145.074504500251149.2462828813561001.198.341.452.3610.154.31.2003.86
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba35Rel29055.7625025004025.0282016310261001.5210.081.083.609.362.60.0003.92
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba35R/CL30563.127007000261366.04425231022531000.995.971.362.987.192.41.4554.49
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba35Rel31453.28690690020257.2412221119453000.876.401.721.407.025.00.4444.48
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba35Rel32243.35640640013348.0362018716463001.086.701.302.988.572.88.3334.05
2011Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel33001.9330300204.23111271001.075.791.933.8613.503.50--
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35Rel33224.38470470022049.047242478390001.118.571.281.467.114.88.5003.78
2012Columbus ClippersILAAAcle40Rel34332.32360360014542.2381411413300001.208.020.842.746.332.31.500-
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44Rel34008.7612012002012.01712123722001.9512.412.195.111.460.29-7.64
2013Omaha Storm ChasersPCLAAAkca50Rel35139.0011011003015.028171535103002.2016.801.803.006.002.00.250-
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter25433.9858995800018743636.25892982838919455520201.228.271.252.737.802.86.3680.98
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter54584.452181368252329905.099852644912421868125401.349.901.232.166.753.12.482-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter33354.85162808221329566.06463603069715839916101.4110.231.542.506.322.53.485-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter323.1612120000074.0713226914651101.158.641.091.707.914.64.600-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12144.43292903100181.0206968916291364001.3010.240.801.446.764.69.462-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter673.0015150000084.0753828217814201.108.040.211.828.684.76.462-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter831.6220020000294.0924517312920001.108.780.291.148.787.67.727-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter13254.322588250007218266.2243138129438623112101.228.141.442.887.742.69.342-
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6123.022050205007423207.2168727021592021001.097.250.912.548.713.42.333-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter444.256716600172101.211452481534815101.4610.091.333.017.172.38.500-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter224.38470470022049.047242478390001.118.571.281.467.114.88.500-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter008.7612012002012.01712123722001.9512.412.195.111.460.29--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings9153.982023199006415220.02021029731671917101.228.271.252.737.802.86.3750.98
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13144.455333201082220.024212810930531656101.349.901.232.166.753.12.481-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Durham BullsILAAAtba32p22261000000000001001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p242829350001001802002.172.200.172.3725032.238.000.034.1723.1325.008.000.000.000.00
2003Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn48p25221000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn39p25342000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn39p26305110000000101000.200.200.200.400106.250.000.000.1780.0016.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter647110000000101000.143.143.143.286108.167.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7631350001001904003.161.188.161.3495036.227.000.032.0002.7825.009.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter7631350001001904003.161.188.161.3495036.227.000.032.0002.7825.009.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter647110000000101000.143.143.143.286108.167.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16218330000000303000.143.143.143.2863020.167.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626661100020021909006.161.188.161.34911077.227.000.032.0002.7825.009.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1997Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba19P15--3121-1615.9381.00------15100.020.0
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba20P29--928113837.9741.28------29100.020.6
1999Orlando Rays SouAAtba21P9--52--771.0000.78------9100.06.5
1999Durham Bulls ILAAAtba21P14--85--13131.0000.93------14100.09.8
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba21P6-3012--331.0000.500.10-----6100.03.7
2000Durham Bulls ILAAAtba22P26--1220-232321.0001.23------26100.018.2
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22P11-2314-1551.0000.450.22-----11100.06.8
2001Orlando Rays SouAAtba23P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.1
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba23P18--29--11111.0000.61------18100.012.5
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23P13-1733-1661.0000.460.35-----13100.08.0
2002Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24P27--6202-2826.9290.96------2896.419.0
2003Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn25P22--43--771.0000.32------22100.015.4
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn25P35-5114--551.0000.140.10-----35100.021.7
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn26P5---1-1111.0000.20------5100.03.5
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P32-50462-1210.8330.310.20-----32100.019.8
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26P14114-------------14100.08.6
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P71-73311--14141.0000.200.19-----71100.043.8
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P75-7154--991.0000.120.13-----75100.046.3
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29P45-5082--10101.0000.220.20-----45100.027.8
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba29P25-2523--551.0000.200.20-----25100.015.4
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba30P70-66421176.8570.090.09-----70100.043.2
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba31P69-57-8-1881.0000.120.14-----69100.042.6
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba32P64-4818-1991.0000.140.19-----64100.039.5
2011Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos33P3---------------3100.02.1
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33P47-4921--331.0000.060.06-----47100.029.0
2012Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle34P36--6311109.9000.25------36100.025.0
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34P12-121---111.0000.080.08-----12100.07.4
2013Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca35P11---3--331.0000.27------11100.07.6
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P58916363658359794.9690.160.15-----5890.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P162--386434105102.9710.63------1620.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P12--53--881.0000.67------120.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P29--928113837.9741.28------290.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P15--3121-1615.9381.00------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1997Hudson Valley Renegades NYPLA-tba1915----------
1998Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba2029----------
1999Orlando Rays SouAAtba219----------
1999Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2114----------
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba216----------
2000Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2226----------
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2211----------
2001Orlando Rays SouAAtba233----------
2001Durham Bulls ILAAAtba2318----------
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2313----------
2002Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2427----------
2003Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn2522----------
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn2535----------
2004Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn265----------
2004New York MetsNLMLBnyn2632----------
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2614----------
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2771----------
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2875----------
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2945----------
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2925----------
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3070----------
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3169----------
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3264----------
2011Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos333----------
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3347----------
2012Columbus Clippers ILAAAcle3436----------
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3412----------
2013Omaha Storm Chasers PCLAAAkca3511----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2000Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor22133.00140140011118.023861010001.2811.500.500.005.0004.00.250
2004Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB26000.0010100101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2004Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB26100.0040400107.04000090000.575.140.000.0011.5700.001.000
2005Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB27002.0830300004.14110350001.718.310.006.2310.381.672.08.000
2005Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB27000.0030300102.22000020000.916.750.000.006.7500.00.000
2005Houston AstrosWorld SeriesMLB270013.5020200002.02330110001.509.000.004.504.501.0013.50.000
2006United StatesWorld Baseball ClassicXXCollege28009.0020200003.0233115001.006.003.003.0015.005.009.00.000
2006Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB28003.6051400105.0322004000.605.400.000.007.2003.60.000
2007Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB29101.9390900009.1522109000.554.820.960.008.6801.931.000
2008Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB30103.8670700007.0753027001.299.000.002.579.003.506.431.000
2008Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB30009.0010100111.01111010001.009.009.000.009.0009.00.000
2008Tampa Bay RaysChamp. SeriesMLB30005.4030300005.05331351001.609.001.805.409.001.675.40.000
2008Tampa Bay RaysWorld SeriesMLB30006.7530300102.23221130001.8210.123.373.3710.123.006.75.000
2009Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB31000.0000000024.01010100102.5022.502.250.000.0002.25.000
2010Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB32101.6961500005.1611033001.7610.130.005.065.061.001.691.000
2010Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB32000.0010100001.00000020000.000.000.000.0018.0000.00.000
2011Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB33005.8780800107.21255106001.6714.091.170.007.0405.87.000
2012Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB342210.6411011002011.02015136310202.0916.364.912.458.183.3312.27.500
2013Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35001.5012012008312.014221114001.2510.500.750.7510.5014.001.50.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs133.00140140011118.023861010001.2811.500.500.005.0004.00.250
World Baseball ClassicXX Totals - 1 yrs009.0020200003.0233115001.006.003.003.0015.005.009.00.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs524.11582560012561.377332810953301.4011.301.471.327.785.894.84.714
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs002.4560600217.3522138001.096.141.233.689.822.672.45.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs101.8410010002014.711331316100.956.750.611.849.825.331.841.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs009.6450500104.7555124001.509.641.933.867.712.009.64.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2013-05-12PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Royals35.153  
2013-04-06PKansas City RoyalsOmaha (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Omaha (AAA)35.117Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-12-11PKansas City RoyalsKansas City Royals (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract35.001Team Roster on 2012-12-11
2012-10-08PFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentElected free agency34.302  
2012-05-16PCleveland IndiansColumbus (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Columbus (AAA)34.157Team Roster on 2012-05-16
2012-05-14PCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YDFADes For AssignmentDesignated for Assignment34.155Team Roster on 2012-05-14
2012-04-04PCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Columbus (AAA)34.115Team Roster on 2012-04-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-01-26ContractSigned by Reds 
2011-10-31Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-05-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-05InjuredDisabled -- Left calf strain 
2010-12-18ContractSigned by Red Sox 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2008-04-01ContractSigned by Rays (2-year extension, club option for 2011) 
2008-01-15ContractSigned by Rays (1-year) 
2007-07-28TradeTraded by Astros to Devil Rays for Ty Wigginton 
2007-01-08ContractSigned by Astros (1-year) 
2004-08-27TradeTraded by Mets to Astros for Adam Seuss. 
2003-02-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2002-10-15Released by Braves. 
2002-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
2001-12-13Released by Devil Rays. 
1997-05-07Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1999Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll21200,000-80746-1,454,491200,000200,000
2000Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll22200,000-75833-1,394,248200,000400,000
2001Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll23200,000-77146-1,897,758200,000600,000
2003New York MetsTeam Payroll25300,000-70348-2,163,527300,000900,000
2004Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26311,500-68027252,070,100300,0001,211,500
2004New York MetsTeam Payroll26311,500-68027252,070,100300,0001,211,500
2005Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27365,000-56618372,189,055300,0001,576,500
2006Houston AstrosTeam Payroll28930,000-40614502,365,072327,0002,506,500
2007Houston AstrosTeam Payroll292,100,000-32014602,459,737380,0004,606,500
2007Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll292,100,000-3204602,459,737380,0004,606,500
2008Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll302,875,000-277670++2,696,252390,0007,481,500
2009Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll313,200,000-246970++2,746,792400,00010,681,500
2010Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll323,500,000-237874++2,812,412400,00014,181,500
2011Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll333,000,000-2611671++2,722,607414,00017,181,500
2012Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll34900,000-43912512,954,887480,00018,081,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red