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Former Cougar Named Triple-A All-Star PDF Print
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Saturday, 30 June 2012 12:45

Heath Hembree, who played at College of Charleston for two seasons, has been named a Pacific Coast League All-Star. Hembree, who is a pitcher in the San Francisco Giants organization, is 13-for-15 in save opportunities with a 1-1 record and a 4.13 ERA. He is holding opponents to a .188 batting average in his first season in the PCL and the triple-A

level. Hembree led the California League with 21 saves in 2011 and he was ranked as one of the top three prospect in the Giants' organization by He's also been rated as having the best fastball among all San Francisco minor leaguers by Baseball America.
Hembree played at Spartanburg Methodist College for two years before he finished up his college career at the College of Charleston. He was taken in the fifth round of the 2010 draft. The Pacific League All-Stars take on the International League All-Stars July 11 in Buffalo, N.Y.

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