Report: 'Ethnic Tensions' Flare Among Mets After Wheeler Plunks Teammate

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Report: 'Ethnic Tensions' Flare Among Mets After Wheeler Plunks Teammate
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Mets top pitching prospect Zack Wheeler’s actions on the mound last week led to an ugly clubhouse incident with “ethnic tensions,” according to the New York Daily News. Wheeler hit a minor league teammate with a pitch during an intrasquad game Saturday, the Daily News reported. Earlier, Dominican infielder Aderlin Rodriguez slugged a home run and Cadillac-ed around the bases, apparently angering Wheeler.

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