Catfish Send Five All-Stars
Columbus, GA - The Columbus Catfish will be well represented at the 48th Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game at State Mutual Stadium in Rome, Georgia on June 19, 2007 at 7:30pm. Catfish manager Jim Morrison will join a coaching staff led by Asheville's Joe Mikulik.
Morrison will bring along four Catfish players: catcher Nevin Ashley, outfielders Desmond Jennings and Ryan Royster and Heath Rollins. The foursome has played an important role in Columbus' active chase for the SAL Southern Division first-half crown and a berth in the post-season.
Ashley has batted .286 with six doubles, four triples, five home runs, 27 runs, 27 RBI and eight steals in 53 games. Jennings has batted .280 with six doubles, three triples, three home runs, 34 runs and 23 steals in 50 games. Royster has batted .307 with 12 doubles, 8 home runs, 28 runs, 34 RBI and 7 steals in 50 games. Rollins is 6-0 with a 1.09 ERA and 69 strikeouts in 66.1 innings over 11 starts.
The Catfish are currently playing four games with the Charleston RiverDogs. For tickets, merchandise or more information call (706) 571-8866 or visit columbuscatfish.com.
• Discuss this story on the South Atlantic League message board...
South Atlantic League Stories from June 6, 2007
- 'Claws Survive Hagerstown Rally, 8-7 - Lakewood BlueClaws
- Three Suns Earn All-Star Selection - Hagerstown Suns
- 'Birds Sweep Captains, Win 6th Straight, 9-3 - Delmarva Shorebirds
- Greensboro Library Summer Reading Program To Kick Off At First Horizon Park - Greensboro Grasshoppers
- Catfish Send Five All-Stars - Columbus Catfish
- Power Skipper To Lead The North All-Stars - West Virginia Power
- South Atlantic League Announces Rosters For All-Star Game - SAL
- Two Big Innings Help Power Past Grasshoppers - West Virginia Power
- BlueClaws Send Seven to SAL All-Star Game - Lakewood BlueClaws
- Legends take series from Dads' - Hickory Crawdads
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.