Flying Tigers Starting Pitcher Beau Burrows Selected to Florida State

June 1, 2017 - Florida State League (FSL) - Lakeland Flying Tigers

News Release

Lakeland, FL - The Florida State League (FSL) 2017 All-Star teams have been announced by League President Ken Carson. The Flying Tigers are hosting the 56th annual FSL All-Star Game on Saturday, June 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium.

Starting pitcher Beau Burrows will represent the Flying Tigers at his home ballpark in Lakeland. Outfielder Ross Kivett was also selected but was recently promoted to Double-A Erie and will not participate in the game.

Beau Burrows currently leads the FSL in ERA (1.23), WHIP (0.97), strikeouts (62) and games started (11). He is second in the league in fewest baserunners/9 IP (9.05) and is tied for 6th in the league with 4 wins and is 6th in batting average against at .221. In 58.2 innings pitched this season, he has allowed only 45 hits and 11 walks. Burrows, 20, was selected by Detroit in the first round (22nd overall) of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft out of Weatherford (TX) High School. He is currently ranked as the #3 prospect in the Tigers organization by MLB.com.

Tickets and ticket packages for Friday and Saturday are available at www.LakelandFlyingTigers.com or by calling (863) 413-4140. The Flying Tigers are a Class Advanced A Affiliate of the Detroit Tigers.

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