Matt Hague Named to IL All-Star Team

Hague has been named to the IL All-Star Game.

Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Matt Hague has been named to the International League All-Star team, according to an Indianapolis Indians press release.  Hague currently has a .324 average in 296 at-bats at the AAA level, with eight homers.  He’s been on fire lately, with a .500 average in his last 12 games, spanning 48 at-bats, with four homers during that time span.  In the month of June he has a .385 average, 10 doubles, five homers, and a .625 slugging percentage.

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Lee Young

I have had a man crush on Hague since “A” ball. He profiles as a RH ‘Lyle Overbay” (when Lyle could still hit). As Tim has pointed out a couple of times, he hits opposing pitchers like he is LH.

I am hoping he gets a Sept callup.


We could use some of that production in the burgh, oh that’s right we need four light hitting third basemen on the roster.  WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Too bad that his placement is blocked by sweet swinging Lyle Overbay. Can’t beat a .229 average with no power. And the Pirates don’t need a good right handed batter anyway with Matt (will he get 1 HR this year) Diaz.

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