TinCaps closer Matt Stites and Manager Jose Valentin have been honored by Baseball America, in its All-Star teams for each minor league classification.
Stites was selected as the Low-A All-Star relief pitcher, and Valentin was named the Low-A Manager of the Year.
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Stites, 22, is in his second professional season after being selected in the 17th round of the 2011 draft out of the University of Missouri. He finished the regular season with 13 saves and a 0.74 ERA. During the TinCaps’ current postseason run, he has converted three saves in as many opportunities.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Missouri Baseball in the Minors: All Star Stites
♦ TinCaps Skipper, Closer Honored By Baseball America (Indiana News Center)
Labels: MU in the Minors