The accolades continue to roll for Houston Astros pitching prospect Brady Rodgers. Rodgers has been selected to get the start on the mound for the Pacific Coast League in the Triple-A All-Star Game on July 13 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Joining Rodgers in Charlotte will be fellow right-handers James Hoyt and Mike Hauschild.
Rodgers, 25, is a native of Richmond, Texas and attended Lamar Consolidated High School. He has found another gear in his fifth minor league season with the Astros. Rodgers is 8-3 with a 2.77 ERA, 1.095 WHIP, 82 strikeouts, and 14 walks in 87 2/3 innings.
Hoyt, 29, was acquired as a part of the Evan Gattis trade. He is 3-3 with a 1.88 ERA and 19 saves in 21 chances in 34 appearances out of the pen with Triple-A Fresno. Hoyt has struck out 68 and walked 15 in 38 1/3 innings.
Hauschild, 26, was a 2012 Draft pick out of Dayton. He is 5-7 with a 3.02 ERA and a 1.24 WHIP in 14 starts. He has struck out 68 and walked 18 in 83 1/3 innings.