Sean Doolittle Named to the American League MLB All-Star Team
Sean Doolittle selected to MLB All-Star team
Former UVa baseball star Sean Doolittle is a first-time MLB All-Star. The Oakland A's relief pitcher was one of a league-high seven members from the Oakland A's to be named to the American League All-Star team.
Doolittle has 13 saves this season for Oakland with a 2.98 ERA.
He signed a five-year contract with Oakland in April. Doolittle has been a key reliever for Oakland the last three seasons since making the full-time switch from first base to pitcher to start the 2012 season.
At UVa, Doolittle was a duel threat. As a pitcher he had a 22-7 record with a 2.23 ERA. He also ranked second on UVa's all-time RBI list when he left for the pros in 2007. Doolittle was the ACC Player of the Year in 2006.
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