July 10, 1988 |
|July 20, 2012 for the Arizona Diamondbacks|
(through 2014 season)
|Runs batted in||30|
Ryan Gerard Wheeler (born July 10, 1988) is an American professional baseball third baseman in the Minnesota Twins organization. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies.
The Arizona Diamondbacks drafted Wheeler in the fifth round of the 2009 MLB Draft. MLB.com rated Wheeler the 18th best prospect in the Diamondbacks' organization heading into the 2012 season. Wheeler was named the PCL's Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending April 29.
On July 20, 2012, he was called up for the first time by the Diamondbacks.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Wheeler signed a minor league deal with the Minnesota Twins on May 15, 2015.
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- Baer, Bill (August 2, 2014). "Angels claim infielder Ryan Wheeler off of waivers from the Rockies". NBC Sports. Retrieved August 7, 2014.