Bieber, playing in a full-season league for the first time with Low-A Lake County, has 20 strikeouts and no walks through his first three starts to go alongside a 2.16 ERA and 1.14 WHIP.

Last year's fourth-round pick out of UC-Santa Barbara has been pounding the zone through his first 16.2 innings with the Captains, although Bieber's 19 hits allowed (tied for third-most in the Midwest League) suggest the right-hander might be catching a bit too much of the plate. The 21-year-old has talent that could boost him to a higher level before season's end, but he'll need to work on baiting hitters to chase pitches out of the zone.

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