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Wheeler last pitched in 2014, when he went 11-11 with a 3.54 ERA for the Mets through 32 starts in his sophomore campaign. He resumed throwing this summer and returned to pitch in the Minors in August before elbow discomfort sidelined him again.

The Mets still have eight players up for arbitration, including Jacob deGrom, Matt Harvey and Jeurys Familia. Players and their clubs are scheduled to exchange salary figures on Friday.

Chad Thornburg is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Source: Mets News / Mets, Wheeler avoid arbitration with 1-year deal