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Prospect Breakdown: Mets Trade Carlos Beltran To Giants For Zack Wheeler

The New York Mets are on the verge of trading Carlos Beltran to the San Francisco Giants for Zack Wheeler and a couple of other San Francisco Giants prospects (check back when the deal becomes official). Wheeler is the centerpiece of the deal and is the top ranked pitching prospect in the Giants organization. The 21 year old right hander is currently 7-5 with a 3.99ERA at High-A San Jose. He has 98 strikeouts in 88 innings and opposing batters are hitting just .224 against him. Wheeler was the 6th overall pick in the 2009 draft.