Kinston, NC - Kinston starting pitcher T.J. McFarland is a Carolina League All-Star. The 21-year-old currently paces Carolina League Pitchers with a CL low 2.08 ERA. The Chicago native is 6-1, owning the second most wins in the league. McFarland also ranks fourth in the Carolina League in WHIP (1.05), walks per nine innings (1.82), fewest base runners per nine innings (8.76) and is fifth in the league in batting average against (.228). McFarland is 6-1 with a 2.08 ERA in 11 appearances (six starts). McFarland has given up just 14 earned runs in 60 2/3 innings this season. McFarland has struck out 37 and walked 11. He was a 4th round draft pick in 2007.
The Carolina vs. California League All-Star Game takes place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on Tuesday, June 22nd.
The K-Tribe returns home for the final time in the first half, this Thursday through Sunday at Historic Grainger Stadium! Friday Fireworks, a Saturday soccer ball giveaway, Thirsty Thursday and Sunday Family Fun Day Highlight the homestand. It is your last chance to see the K-Tribe until June 24th!
Reserved seat tickets are just $5 for students, seniors and the military. G.A. for the general public is just $5, reserved seats are $6. For a schedule or to purchase and print your tickets on-line go to the all-new www.kinstonindians.com or call the front office at 1-800-334-5467.
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