Mejia, Allard among IL All-Star selections
The Triple-A All-Star Game returns to International League soil next month, and the circuit will be ready with a talent-laden squad.A pair of MLB.com top-100 prospects -- Cleveland catcher Francisco Mejía (No. 17 overall), who will be playing at his home park in Columbus, and Braves lefty Kolby Allard (No.
The Triple-A All-Star Game returns to International League soil next month, and the circuit will be ready with a talent-laden squad.
A pair of MLB.com top-100 prospects -- Cleveland catcher
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De Los Santos is the league's ERA leader with a 1.73 mark through his first 14 starts this year. The right-hander is third in the loop with a 1.07 WHIP and .205 opponents' average and fourth with 85 strikeouts and 83 1/3 innings pitched. Beeks leads the IL in three of those categories -- strikeouts (101), WHIP (1.00) and opponents' average (.201) -- while sitting third with his 2.40 ERA through 13 outings.
Mejia and Allard are both among the league's selections as reserves. Mejia has batted .261/.310/.402 in his first Triple-A season while catching and playing left field for the Clippers. Allard boasts a 5-2 record and 2.44 ERA, one spot behind Beeks on the leaderboard, through 13 starts for Gwinnett.
Indianapolis middle infielder
The league's top nine hitters by average are included on the roster, along with five of the six circuit front-runners in ERA.
The Pacific Coast League is expected to announce its rosters Thursday. The game will be streamed live on MiLB.TV, starting at 7 p.m. ET.
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