SLAMMERS HAVE TWO NAMED TO FRONTIER LEAGUE ALL STAR TEAM
Friday, June 28, 2019 | by Lauren Rhodes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ON FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2019

Joliet Slammers Contact:

Heather Mills – General Manager

815-651-2040

hmills@jolietslammers.com

 

SLAMMERS HAVE TWO NAMED TO FRONTIER LEAGUE ALL STAR TEAM

 

JOLIET, IL — The Joliet Slammers are excited to announce that shortstop Chaz Meadows and starting pitcher Daren Osby have been selected to be Frontier League All-Stars. This is Meadows’ second selection and Osby’s first selection to the league All-Star team. The 2019 Frontier League All-Star team will face the Can-Am League All-Star team on Wednesday, July 10 at Palisades Credit Union Park, home of the Rockland Boulders.

Chaz Meadows – In his second selection for the Frontier League All-Star Team, Meadows has started 41 games at shortstop for the 2019 Season. With a Fielding Percentage of .958, he has had 57 Putouts and 103 Assists. With a Batting Average of .268, he has scored 19 Runs with 14 RBIs. Out of his 40 Hits, he has had 2 Doubles, and three Homeruns.

 

In his career with the Slammers, Meadows has played in 176 games. His career Batting Average is .250 with 57 RBIs, 65 Runs scored, and 11 Stolen Bases.

 

Daren Osby – In Osby’s All-Star Team debut, he joins the Frontier League Team with a 2.67 ERA in 7 Starts. He has seen 40.1 Innings with 40 Strikeouts.

 

In his career with the Slammers, Osby has thrown 114.1 Innings with a record of 7-3.

 

"We are extremely pleased and excited to be playing the Can-Am League All-Stars.  Everyone is looking forward to coming to the New York area. This is an unprecedented game for our League. We want to thank all of the owners, teams and Executive Director Kevin Winn for making this possible. Above all, we want to thank Shawn Reilly and the entire Rockland Boulders staff for their hard work,” said Frontier League Commissioner Bill Lee.

 

All-Star events begin with the All-Star Charitable Luncheon featuring New York Yankees' broadcaster John Sterling on Tuesday, July 9. The Home Run Derby takes place that night and features former New York Yankees and Mets players Mookie Wilson, Jesse Barfield, and John Flaherty. 

 

The Can-Am League vs. Frontier League All-Star Game presented by WMC Health/Good Samaritan Hospital is Wednesday, July 10. For tickets and additional information, please visit http://www.rocklandboulders.com/allstarsummer2019

 

Frontier League 2019 All-Star Game Selcetions

(Player, Team, Position) *voted as starter

 

J.J. Fernandez, Washington Wild Things - 1B*

Carlos Castro, Evansville Otters - 1B

Trevor Achenbach, River City Rascals - 2B*

Gianfranco Wawoe, Southern Illinois Miners - 2B

Ryan Long, Evansville Otters - 3B*

Braxton Martinez, River City Rascals - 3B

Bryant Flete, Southern Illinois Miners – SS*

Chaz Meadows, Joliet Slammers - SS

Austin Wobrock, Florence Freedom - SS

Nick Oddo, Schaumburg Boomers – C*

Rob Calabrese, Evansville Otters - C

Andy Cosgrove, Southern Illinois Miners - C

Hector Roa, Washington Wild Things – OF*

Kameron Esthay, River City Rascals – OF*

Ricky Ramirez, Jr., Florence Freedom – OF*

Shawon Dunston, Jr., Gateway Grizzlies – OF*

Tyler Gibson, Florence Freedom - SP

Pat Ledet, Lake Erie Crushers - SP

Chase Cunningham, Southern Illinois Miners - SP

Mike Castellani, Florence Freedom - SP

Daren Osby, Joliet Slammers - SP

Tyler Thornton, Windy City ThunderBolts - SP

Jonathan Tripp, Florence Freedom - RP

Taylor Wright, Evansville Otters - RP

Dakota Smith, Gateway Grizzlies - RP

Connor Eller, Schaumburg Boomers - RP

Brian McKenna, Florence Freedom – RP

 

Dennis Pelfrey, Florence Freedom – Manager

Drew Martinez, Florence Freedom – Coach

Mike Morris, Florence Freedom – Coach     

           

About the Joliet Slammers: The Joliet Slammers play at DuPage Medical Group Field in downtown Joliet, Illinois, and are members of the professional, independent Frontier League.  The Frontier League is entering its 27th season of play in 2019.  Visit the Slammers online at www.jolietslammers.com or call the ticket office at 815-722-2287 for more information! Don’t forget to “Like” the Slammers on Facebook at www.facebook.com/jolietslammers or follow them on Twitter at @jolietslammers!

 

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