Austin Pruitt named pitcher of the year for Durham

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27-year-old Austin Pruitt is the team’s Pitcher of the Year, going 8-10 with a 3.69 ERA. The right-hander is tied for the league lead with 27 games started, and ranks second on the circuit with 141 strikeouts. The Triple-A rookie is fourth in the IL with 158 2/3 innings pitched, while his 1.53 BB/9 ratio is the third-best among league starters. The Texas native was the winning pitcher at the Triple-A All-Star Game in July, becoming the first Durham pitcher to achieve the feat.

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