Taillon was selected to the SAL All-Star Game

The West Virginia Power will be sending three players to the South Atlantic League All-Star Game, as Jameson Taillon, Brandon Cumpton, and Daniel Grovatt were all named to the team today.

Taillon, the first round draft pick from 2010, has a 3.71 ERA in 34 innings this year, with a 27:4 K/BB ratio.  Taillon has allowed one or fewer earned runs in five of his eight outings.

Cumpton, who was drafted in the 9th round in 2010, has a 5.11 ERA in 56.1 innings, with a 41:11 K/BB ratio.  Those numbers might not seem worthy, but they don't tell the story of Cumpton's season.  He started off by allowing 21 earned runs in his first three starts.  He was removed from the rotation, then returned to pitch three perfect innings in relief.  Cumpton ret...

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