Jameson Taillon has been named to the Eastern League All-Star game.
The Altoona Curve will be sending three players to the Eastern League All-Star game, with Jameson Taillon, Casey Sadler, and Jarek Cunningham all being named to the team today.
Taillon has been an All-Star each year of his pro career. He was selected to the team in West Virginia in 2011, and again in Bradenton in 2012. The right-hander has a 2.93 ERA in 76.2 innings this year, along with an 80:31 K/BB ratio.
This is the first time Sadler has ever participated in an All-Star game. He has been excellent this year in the Altoona rotation, with a 3.06 ERA in 94 innings, along with a 54:24 K/BB ratio. He has also been a ground ball machine, with a 1.77 GO/AO ratio.
This is also the first All-Star game for Cunningham. The second baseman has a .236 average, but also has 14 homers and a .792 OPS. His 14 homers are one shy of the Eastern League lead, which is currently held by 27 year old Jim Murphy. Cunningham is t...
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