Wheeler dramatically improved his draft stock last summer with a strong showing on the Cape, in which he led the circuit in stolen bases with 15. He is a very good, well-proportioned athlete whose speed highlights his tool-set. Given his size, and the fact that he hit four home runs last summer with a wood bat, leads many to believe that he will continue to drive more balls to increase his overall power production. Right now he's more of a gap-to-gap hitter, with enough wheels to leg out doubles and triples. Despite his speed, his instincts in the outfield aren't the best, and his arm strength is well below-average, which may lead to him best off playing left field on an everyday basis. He has a contact based approach, and commands the strike zone well, so now it's just a matter of him turning his tools into playable baseball skills.
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