On Wednesday, the All-Star rosters for the Midwest League All-Star Game were announced. Among the representatives for the Western Division are 4 Beloit Snappers. The Midwest League All-Star Game will take place on June 17th at Fifth Third Ballpark, home of the West Michigan WhiteCaps.
Outfielder Boog Powell was named to the starting lineup for the Western Division. Boog is batting .350 with 2 home run, 14 RBIs and 11 stolen bases to go along with his .462 OBP. He was drafted in the 20th round of the 2012 June Draft.
Shortstop Luis Baez made the All-Star team after beginning the season with a .256 average 17 doubles and 16 RBIs. Baez was signed by the Oakland Athletics as a non-drafted free agent in April 2008.
2 Snapper pitchers made the All-Star roster. Andres Avila has been string out of the pen this season posting a 3.04 ERA while notching 7 saves and striking out 21 batters. Andres was signed by the Oakland Athletics as a non-drafted free agent in April 2010.
Kyle Finnegan is the other pitcher from the Snappers who made the team. He is 5-1 with a 2.51 ERA in 11 starts. On May 16th Kyle pitched a complete game shut out against the Clinton LumberKings. Kyle was drafted in the 6th round of the 2013 June Draft.
For a complete list of the Midwest League All-Stars click here: 2014 Midwest League All-Stars