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Mitch Keller Among Three Pitchers Representing Indianapolis in the Triple-A All-Star Game


The International League named their All-Stars on Thursday afternoon. The Indianapolis Indians will be represented by three right-handed pitchers. Starter Mitch Keller and relievers Dovydas Neverauskas and Montana DuRapau will represent the IL, as they take on the Pacific Coast League All-Stars on July 10th in El Paso. All three players have been called up to the Pirates multiple times this season.

Keller leads the IL with a 2.89 ERA. Despite making three starts in the majors, he ranks fifth in the IL strikeouts with 80, just nine behind the league leader. His 1.26 WHIP in the third best in the league.

DuRapau has a 1.11 ERA in 24.1 innings, with an 0.62 WHIP, an .093 BAA and 26 strikeouts. He is 6-for-6 in save opportunities.

Neverauskas was just called up to the majors this afternoon. He has a 2.13 ERA, an 0.95 WHIP and a .198 BAA, with 32 strikeouts in 25.1 innings with Indianapolis.

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John Dreker
John Dreker
John started working at Pirates Prospects in 2009, but his connection to the Pittsburgh Pirates started exactly 100 years earlier when Dots Miller debuted for the 1909 World Series champions. John was born in Kearny, NJ, two blocks from the house where Dots Miller grew up. From that hometown hero connection came a love of Pirates history, as well as the sport of baseball. When he didn't make it as a lefty pitcher with an 80+ MPH fastball and a slider that needed work, John turned to covering the game, eventually focusing in on the prospects side, where his interest was pushed by the big league team being below .500 for so long. John has covered the minors in some form since the 2002 season, and leads the draft and international coverage on Pirates Prospects. He writes daily on Pittsburgh Baseball History, when he's not covering the entire system daily throughout the entire year on Pirates Prospects.

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