The 2008 Florida State League All-Star team will be announced on Friday, but you can say you heard it here first. Gus Milner,Brett Harker Edgar Garcia and Matt German will all represent the Clearwater Threshers at the game. Congratulations to these players on the well deserved honor.
In addition, because the Threshers are the defending FSL Western Division Champions the Threshers’ coaching staff will represent the Western Division at the game.
The game will be played on Father’s Day weekend in Viera, Florida home of the Brevard County Manatees. I will certainly be there, and I hope to see some of you there as well.
Lehigh Valley continued their consistent play over the last several weeks, going 4-3 this week and are now 18-37, 16.5 games back in the Northern Division of the IL. Looking at hitting leaders, Mike Cervenek is 6th in AB’s (195), 5th in runs (34), 2nd in hits (63), 9th in RBI’s (35), and 4th in average (.323). Andy Tracy is 9th in homers (9) and 2nd in walks (30). Pitching leaders include Brian Mazone is 2nd in wins(6), first in innings (72.2), and 6th in WHIP (1.10). JA Happ is 7th in innings (64.1) and leading the league with 70 strikeouts. Matt Childers is now 5th in the league with 8 saves and ‘Pigs pitchers continue to struggle in the homers allowed department. Ron Chiavacci is 6th (9), Brian Mazone is 7th (9), and former ‘Pig JD Durbin is 9th(8). Continue reading