Getting to Know Dan Wheeler

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Red Sox Nation received a crash course on Boston’s newest reliever Dan Wheeler in the first week of the 2011 calender year after NESN.com’s Red Sox reporter Tony Lee covered Wheeler’s journey from high school to MLB stardom.

Wheeler’s story began in New England, and now, after many years, he again finds himself at home.

Check out Tony Lee’s five-part feature on new Red Sox reliever Dan Wheeler below.

Part 1: Wheeler rises from Rhode Island obscurity.

Part 2: Wheeler’s quick ascent through minors leads to promising MLB debut.

Part 3: Wheeler’s struggles as a starter end with conversion to a reliever.

Part 4: Wheeler finds success in Houston, Tampa Bay.

Part 5: Wheeler comes home.

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