By Sam Bush
He allowed one hit and struck out four batters in three scoreless innings against a Yankees lineup that featured regulars DJ LeMahieu, Gleyber Torres, Aaron Hicks, Clint Frazier, and Gary Sánchez.
Wheeler is scheduled to start the second game of the season against the Atlanta Braves.
Here’s the Phillies rotation three days before Thursday’s season opener against the Braves at Citizens Bank Park:
Aaron Nola, Zack Wheeler, Zach Eflin, Matt Moore and Chase Anderson
Eflin is scheduled to start today after missing time last week because of lower back issues.
It is a relief for the Phillies, who lack starting pitching depth.