Baseball America named their classification All-Star teams on Monday and Tuesday. The Pittsburgh Pirates had four players listed between the seven levels.
Steven Brault made the Triple-A team with his league leading 1.94 ERA in 120.1 innings, with a .199 BAA, a 1.07 WHIP and 109 strikeouts. He was named the International League's top pitcher. Not surprisingly, his ERA and WHIP would have led the high-offense Pacific Coast League, giving him the best ERA in all of Triple-A.
Luis Escobar was named to the Low-A All-Star team. This might be a somewhat surprising choice because his 3.83 ERA wasn't among the top 20 Low-A pitchers and he wasn't among the WHIP leaders, but he did lead the level with 168 strikeouts. These lists also tend to favor prospects, although Eduardo Vera should have b...
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