After a few good years with the Mets, right-hander Zack Wheeler inked himself a nice deal with the Philadelphia Phillies. He looks to be one of their top two or three arms this year. Wheeler was good with the Mets, but nowhere near as good as he should have been. Selfishly, I was hoping he would go to Houston, as they would unleash his full potential, but he can be good with Philadelphia, despite a downgrade in his home park. Wheeler has thrown 180 or more innings in each of the past two years, winning double-digit games with a sub-4.00 ERA. Could this be “the year” for Wheeler? The potential is in there…

First off, Wheeler is actually a Statcast darling! Take a look at his marks from 2019, courtesy of Baseball Savant:

There’s a lot of red up there, which is good! He does a good job of avoiding hard contact, which could be a product of his arsenal. The opposition has a lot to deal with, considering that Wheeler throws six pitches, five of which he uses over 10 percent of...