Six Skeeters will be playing in the Atlantic League’s All-Star game July 11 at Bethpage Ballpark, the home of the Long Island Ducks.
Dallas Beeler, Matt Chavez, Albert Cordero, Courtney Hawkins, Felipe Paulino and Konner Wade were named to the Freedom Division team. This is the first All-Star appearance for each of the players.
Beeler, who pitched eight innings of no-hit baseball in a 4-0 win over Lancaster last Saturday, has a 6-1 record and a 1.99 earned run average. In 58.2 innings, he has struck out 54 batters and walked just 13.
“This is my first trip ever, so I am looking forward to it. I am really looking forward to it,” Beeler said.
First baseman Chavez is fourth in the league with a team-best .332 batting average. He has 78 hits and is fifth in the league with 35 runs-batted-in.
Cordero, a catcher and third baseman, has a batting average of .286 with six home runs and 27 runs-batted-in.
“This is the first all-star game of my career, so I am glad to be there,” Cordero said.
Hawkins, and outfielder, leads the league in home runs with 12 and is second with 44 runs-batted-in.
Wade has a 4-1 record and an earned run average of 2.71. Wade has pitched 56.1 innings and has struck out 32 batters while walking just seven.
Paulino is the Skeeters’ closer and leads the league with 17 saves. He has an 0.61 earned run average in 29.1 innings.
|Freedom Division||Liberty Division|
|Dallas Beeler||Sugar Land Skeeters||Duane Below||Somerset Patriots|
|Robert Carson||York Revolution||Luis Cruz||Road Warriors|
|Garrett Granitz||Lancaster Barnstormers||Jake Fisher||Long Island Ducks|
|Felipe Paulino||Sugar Land Skeeters||Jim Fuller||New Britain Bees|
|Nate Reed||Lancaster Barnstormers||Andrew Johnston||Road Warriors|
|Sam Runion||So. Maryland Blue Crabs||Bennett Parry||Long Island Ducks|
|Scott Shuman||Lancaster Barnstormers||Wander Perez||Long Island Ducks|
|Grant Sides||York Revolution||Cory Riordan||Somerset Patriots|
|Daryl Thompson*||So. Maryland Blue Crabs||Evan Scribner||New Britain Bees|
|Konner Wade||Sugar Land Skeeters|
|Ryan Casteel||Lancaster Barnstormers||Ramon Cabrera||Long Island Ducks|
|Albert Cordero||Sugar Land Skeeters||James Skelton||New Britain Bees|
|Matt Chavez||Sugar Land Skeeters||Gustavo Pierre||Road Warriors|
|Vladimir Frias||Lancaster Barnstormers||Alfredo Rodriguez||Somerset Patriots|
|Frank Martinez||So. Maryland Blue Crabs||Jason Rogers||New Britain Bees|
|Rico Noel||Lancaster Barnstormers||Deibinson Romero||New Britain Bees|
|Devon Rodriguez||So. Maryland Blue Crabs||Jordany Valdespin||Long Island Ducks|
|David Washington||Long Island Ducks|
|Welington Dotel||York Revolution||Julio Borbon||Somerset Patriots|
|Blake Gailen||Lancaster Barnstormers||Mike Fransoso||Somerset Patriots|
|Courtney Hawkins||Sugar Land Skeeters||Jonathan Galvez||New Britain Bees|
|Jared Mitchell||York Revolution||Lew Ford||Long Island Ducks|
|Darian Sandford||Lancaster Barnstormers||Jamar Walton||New Britain Bees|
|Cory Vaughn||So. Maryland Blue Crabs|
|Mark Mason – Manager||York Revolution||Kevin Baez – Manager||Long Island Ducks|
|Enohel Polanco – Coach||York Revolution||John Brownell – Coach||Long Island Ducks|
|Sandy De Leon – Coach||York Revolution||Lew Ford – Coach||Long Island Ducks|
|Dotty Pitchford – Trainer||Long Island Ducks||Bud Harrelson – Coach||Long Island Ducks|
|Deanna Reynolds – Trainer||Long Island Ducks|