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"Wheeler pitched away from his four-seamer last night, throwing just 15 in his five innings. He may have felt something; his best fastball last night was about a full tick below his average fastball in his last start against the Padres. The combination of his pitch selection and the missing velocity is something to watch for if Wheeler gets back to the mound in this Series."