In yesterday's Morning Report, we looked at the Indianapolis Indians at their All-Star break. The Altoona Curve are also on their All-Star break. They resume play today, sitting in second place in their division, 3.5 games back of first, but 1.5 games ahead of third place for the second playoff spot. Just like Indianapolis, Altoona came into Opening Day loaded with prospects.

The top prospect for Altoona this year was Mitch Keller until he moved up to Indianapolis. Three members of the Curve's Opening Day rotation have moved up to Triple-A already. Keller was the last, following JT Brubaker and Brandon Waddell. Those last two dominated early in the season, while Keller battled some control issues and had a few rough outings, before really settling down and finishing very strong. The thr...

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