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Three Indiana baseball standouts named Summer League All-Stars



A trio of Indiana baseball standouts were named All-Stars of their respective summer league seasons. (Indiana Baseball)

After a terrific season for the Indiana baseball program, three key standouts continued their good play this summer.

Devin Taylor, Brock Tibbitts and Carter Mathison were all named All-Stars for their Summer League performances.

Mathison and Tibbitts are playing in the Cape Cod Baseball League while Taylor is playing in the New England Baseball League.

Below is the full release with details of their play.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – After helping the Indiana baseball program to the NCAA Lexington Regional championship game, rising juniors Carter Mathison and Brock Tibbitts and rising sophomore Devin Taylor were selected as All-Stars in their respective summer baseball leagues.

Mathison and Tibbitts (Brewster) each earned All-Star nods in the Cape Cod Baseball League, with Mathison will represent Cotuit on the West squad, while Tibbitts will be a part of the East team for Brewster. Taylor will be one of four Keene Swampbats on the West Division All-Star squad in the New England Collegiate Baseball League.

Mathison is among the league’s top 10 in batting average (.345; No. 7) and walks (18; No. 2), to go along with 20 hits, seven RBIs and 13 runs scored over 18 games played. He has a .500 on-base percentage and has reached base in 16 straight games. Tibbitts is hitting .289 with 10 runs scored and 10 RBIs over 21 games played. His 12 walks and 22 hits bolster a .387 on-base percentage and he has two doubles.

Taylor ranks No. 2 in the NECBL in home runs (6) and is No. 12 overall in RBIs (17) at the break. He owns 25 hits – eight for extra bases – and has a .291 batting average to go along with a .347 on-base percentage. His active six-game hitting streak is his longest of the season and he carried a streak of five straight games with an RBI from July 3-July 8.

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