Monday, June 8, 2009

Steedley Named Florida State League All-Star

Former Charlotte 49er Spencer Steedley has made his second-straight All-Star game in his first two full seasons of minor league baseball. Steedley, who plays for the Ft. Myers Miracle of the Florida State League, was announced as an All-Star for the North Division late last week. Steedley was also an All-Star for the West squad in the Midwest League last season. He was 5-3 with Beloit with a 2.05 ERA and eight saves there last season. This year with the Class A-Advanced Miracle, Steedley is 4-0 with one save and a 0.67 ERA in 20 appearances.

Steedley was a 25th round pick of the Minnesota Twins in the 2007 Amateur Baseball Draft. A First-Team All-Atlantic 10 starting pitcher in his senior season, Steedley finished with an 8-2 record and a 3.05 ERA and 92 strikeouts in 112 innings in 2007. He was also the first player in team history to be First-Team All-Conference as a position player and a pitcher, earning first-team honors as an outfielder in the A-10 in 2006.

For his Charlotte career, he was 13-8, with a 5.05 ERA and 127 strikeouts. He also belted 22 career home runs and 47 doubles with a career .290 batting average. So far this season, the left-hander is 2-3 with a 2.34 ERA and seven saves with 47 strikeouts in 34.2 innings. In the summer of 2007, playing for the Elizabethton Twins in short-season rookie ball, he was 2-3, with a 2.92 ERA in 37 innings, adding 51 strikeouts.

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