The Indianapolis Indians have placed four players in the Triple-A All-Star game. Outfielder Chris Dickerson, infielder Matt Hague, left-handed pitcher Andy Oliver, and right-handed pitcher Casey Sadler will all represent the Indians for the International League team.
Dickerson has a .315/.404/.482 line in 222 at-bats with six homers. This is the third time he's been selected to a minor league All-Star team, but the first since 2005 when he was selected to the Florida State League All-Star team. The highlight of his season this year has been a 16-game hitting streak, and 21 games of reaching base safely. Dickerson looks like he could be an option for the Pirates this season as a bench outfielder.
Hague is having a big year from a power standpoint. He's got a .271/.368/.465 line in 258 at-bats, with 12 doubles and 12 home runs. Hague has always been a doubles hitter, with two separate seasons where he had 37 doubles. He hasn't hit for a lot of home runs in his career. His best seas...
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