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Traver pitches into sixth in stellar outing

Wednesday's Pitcher of the Night is Mankato righthander Mitchell Traver, a 6-7 freshman from TCU. Traver and the MoonDogs advanced to the Summer Collegiate World Series with a 9-5 win over Willmar in Game 3 of the Northern Division Finals,

Travers allowed just three runs on four hits while not issuing a walk over 5 2/3 innings of work. He also struck out three in what was his first start of the postseason and just his sixth on the summer. He went 1-2 with a 5.25 ERA with 26 strikeouts in 24 innings in the regular season.