Anderson added to International League All-Star team

Courtesy of RedWingsBaseball.com

ROCHESTER, NY – Rochester Red Wings right-handed pitcher Nick Anderson has been added to the International League All-Star roster, the league office announced Thursday. 

Anderson is 5-1 with three saves in five opportunities and a 3.58 ERA (15 ER, 37.2 IP) with 29 hits, 18 total runs, six home runs, one hit batter, 14 walks and 56 strikeouts in 24 appearances out of the bullpen. He’s held opponents to a .212 batting average and a 1.14 WHIP while ranking fourth among league relievers with a 13.38 strikeouts per nine inning ratio. 

Anderson signed with Minnesota as a minor league free agent on August 7, 2015 and 2018 is his first season in Triple-A. Through 119 career games, he owns a 13-6 record with 31 saves in 36 chances and a 2.18 ERA (39 ER, 161.1 IP). 

The 31st annual gathering of the classification’s top stars will take place at Huntington Park in downtown Columbus, Ohio on Wednesday, July 11 at 7:00 EDT. The Huntington Bank Triple-A All-Star Game presented by Gildan will be broadcast live on MiLB.TV and the Triple-A All-Star Game Radio Network on July 11 and will be broadcast on MLB Network on July 18. All-Star festivities in Columbus begin with the Triple-A All-Star Home Run Derby and Skills Competition on Monday, July 9. Fans who are interested in more information on the events, or would like to purchase tickets, are encouraged to visit the official website of the host Columbus Clippers (clippersbaseball.com).

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