Pair of Crushers Selected as All-StarsJuly 4, 2012 - Frontier League (FL) Lake Erie Crushers
Starting pitcher Paul Fagan has made the All-Star roster for the first time since 2009. Fagan has been the ace of the Lake Erie rotation in 2012, posting a 4-3 record in 10 starts so far this season. Fagan currently ranks 8th in the Frontier League with a 2.63 ERA, 2nd in innings pitched with 65.0, and 10th in strikeouts with 42. He has been the anchor of the Lake Erie pitching staff which currently ranks 2nd in the league in ERA with an astounding 3.69 team ERA.
Russell Moldenhauer will be the other Crushers All-Star participating in Normal next week. As the cleanup hitter for the Crushers, Moldenhauer has posted very impressive stats. In his first year in the Frontier League, Moldenhauer currently leads the league in doubles with 18. Moldenhauer also ranks near the league leaders in batting average, slugging percentage and OPS. Along with being the designated hitter for the All-Star team, Moldenhauer will participate in the 2012 Frontier League Home Run Derby on July 10th at the Corn Crib.
There could be other Crushers additions to the All-Star team depending on the three players the coaching staff decides to add.
The 2012 Frontier League All-Star game will take place in Normal, IL on July 11, 2012. For ticket information, visit the Normal Cornbelters' website at http://www.normalbaseball.com/.
The Lake Erie Crushers, the 2011 Frontier League Organization of the year, play ball at All Pro Freight Stadium, a 5,000 capacity stadium located in Avon, OH. The Frontier League is an independent baseball league with 14 teams operating throughout the Midwest and Canada. Season tickets for the 2012 season are on sale now! For more information on tickets, promotions and team news, visit the team website at www.LakeErieCrushers.com or call 440-934-3636.
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