Dueling Prospects

The setting was perfect, on the night that the New Hampshire Fishercats welcomed their 2,000,000 fan they also hosted a highly anticipated pitching match up between two top prospects, New Hampshire’s Kyle Drabek (named 17th Top Prospect in America, milb.com) and Portland’s Casey Kelly (named 28th Top Prospect in America, milb.com). The results…Drabek allowed six hits, all singles, in seven innings of shutout work to improve his record to 5-3. Drabek did not walk anybody and struck out four. Kelly worked 4.2 innings allowing two hits and one run while walking three and striking out six.

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The New Hampshire Fishercats welcomed their 2,000,000 fan at the MercantsAuto.com Stadium Saturday evening. (click photo for a larger view)

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Kelly glares in to face a red hot Fishercats lineup

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Drabek looked outstanding on his way to the league’s third best win total

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Casey Kelly is ranked 2nd in the Red Sox organization (Baseball America)

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Drabek is ranked 3rd in the Blue Jays organization (bleacherreport.com)

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Kelly was sharp only allowing one run but only managed to pitch 4.2 innings

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Drabek fires a pitch to Portland’s Anthony Rizzo

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