Jeremy Hefner is on the mound for Tucson today against Las Vegas. Hefner pitched in Fort Wayne in 2008. He went 10-5 with a 3.33 ERA. This season he is 6-5 with a 5.04 ERA.
Hefner had 144 strikeouts in 140 1/3 innings in Fort Wayne. He had 41 walks.
He'll be opposed by Kyle Drabek, who was ranked No. 12 among the top 50 prospects by MLB.com entering the 2011 season. Drabek began the year with the Blue Jays. He is 1-1 with a 7.02 ERA for Las Vegas. Drabek is the son of former Cy Young Award winner Doug Drabek.