Daniel Michael Wheeler (born December 10, 1977, in Providence, Rhode Island) is an American professional baseball pitcher with the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball.
Wheeler attended the Pilgrim High School in Warwick, Rhode Island. He was drafted in the 1996 Major League Baseball Draft by the Devil Rays out of Central Arizona Junior College. In addition to the Rays, he has also played for the New York Mets, who traded him to the Houston Astros for minor leaguer Adam Seuss in 2004.
In 2005, Wheeler established himself as a top setup man for the Astros, going 2-3 with a 2.21 ERA in 71 games.