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Shive Opening Some Eyes

Shive has team-record nine wins for Staten Island

Drafted in the 35th round and assigned to the middle relief role, Andy Shive had largely gone unnoticed this season until he was rewarded with spot on the New York Penn League All-Star Team. In 20 appearances and one start this season, he has a 9-2 record - his nine wins are a Staten Island record - with a 2.14 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 42 innings.

Shive is a very modest about the success he's had. He attributes it to hard work and focusing on what he needs to do to improve. In the beginning of the season he came to Staten Island without much confidence, just hoping to make an impact and has turned into one of the main cogs of the Baby Bomber's pitching staff. "I've gotten a lot more consistent," Shive said. "I found consistency with...

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