August 27, 2014
PHOENIX - Reno Aces third baseman Ryan Wheeler had his contract purchased by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday.
Wheeler was a Triple-A All-Star this season, batting .351 with 15 home runs and 90 RBIs in 93 games for Reno. He was a fifth-round draft pick in 2009 out of Loyola Marymount.
The Diamondbacks released Geoff Blum to make room for Wheeler on their roster.