Former Giants Prospect Will Pitch Today, but for the Mets

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Former Giants Prospect Will Pitch Today, but for the Mets
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SAN FRANCISCO – Standing in a dim hallway outside the visiting clubhouse at AT&T Park on Monday, Zack Wheeler said he had never spent time pondering how his pitching debut in the Giants' stadium might have looked – a home uniform, adoration from the crowd, the hype that accompanies the arrival of a former first-round pick. Instead, Wheeler, the right-hander the Giants drafted sixth overall in 2009 and traded to the New York Mets in 2011 for Carlos Beltran, is scheduled to start against his former organization tonight – and said now that he's here, he does plan on using the trade as motivation...

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