The 2015 PGCBL All-Star Game will take place tomorrow night at Veterans Memorial Park in Little Falls. The game will feature all-stars from the PGCBL East taking on the all-stars of the PGCBL West and is sponsored by Price Chopper.
First pitch of the All-Star Game is scheduled for 6:45 p.m.
Keith Griffin, the 2012 PGCBL Coach of the Year and current head coach of the Amsterdam Mohawks, will lead the PGCBL East All-Stars. Chris Haynes, the head coach of the Newark Pilots, will guide the PGCBL West All-Stars.
The Home Run Derby will take place prior the the start of the game. Players will be give seven outs in the first round and the top three contestants will advance to the finals. In the finals, batters will again be given seven outs. In the event of a tie, players who are tied will hit again with only three outs.
The Home Run Derby is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.
"More than two dozen of the All Stars in our two previous games have been drafted by MLB or are now playing professionally, “ said PGCBL President Jeff Kunion. "The All-Star Game program gives our fans an opportunity to watch our top players go through their workouts for pro scouts. The game, the HR Derby and the scout day activities makes this a special event for all in attendance."
There will be Scout Day activities that will give the All-Stars a chance to show off their skills in front of major league scouts.
There will be live stats and a video broadcast available. Simply go to the league's Scoreboard page, here, to follow the game.
Zach Logue (Kentucky) - Amsterdam Mohawks
Nick Cioffi (Towson) - Albany Dutchmen
Tyler Ehlers (Colorado Mesa) - Glens Falls Dragons
AJ Carkner (Pikeville) - Saugerties Stallions
Anthony Herrera (Louisiana-Monroe) - Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs
Zachary Vennaro (Monroe CC) - Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs
Kyle Smith (NC State) - Amsterdam Mohawks
Mike Reitcheck (Penn) - Albany Dutchmen
Cameron Churchill (Nova Southeastern) - Glens Falls Dragons
Fernando Guerrero (Marshall) - Amsterdam Mohawks
Scott Manea (NC State) - Amsterdam Mohawks
Chris Reynolds (Manhattan) - Saugerties Stallions
Riley Mahan (Kentucky) - Amsterdam Mohawks
Dylan Sprague (Fairleigh Dickinson) - Saugerties Stallions
Thomas Walraven (New Haven) - Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs
Joe Venturino (Ramapo) - Saugerties Stallions
Mark Powell (Bucknell) - Glens Falls Dragons
Justin Yurchak Wake Forest/Binghamton) - Amsterdam Mohawks
Brendan Tracy (Fairfield) - Amsterdam Mohawks
Zach Remillard (Coastal Carolina) - Albany Dutchmen
Sam Machonis (Florida Southern) - Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs
Hunter Tackett (Auburn) - Amsterdam Mohawks
Clint Hardy (Augusta State) - Saugerties Stallions
Tyler Kirkpatrick (Marist) - Amsterdam Mohawks
Ryan Hooper (UC Davis) - Glens Falls Dragons
Troy Scocca (Fairfield) - Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs
Tom Fazzini (La Salle) - Adirondack Trail Blazers
Kyano Cummings (Siena) - Elmira Pioneers
Logan Harasta (Buffalo) - Newark Pilots
Michael Messier (Bellarmine) - Utica Brewers
Luke Tomcyzk (Monroe CC) - Victor RailRiders
Vinny Martin (Iona) - Newark Pilots
Collin Gee (Oakland) - Utica Brewers
Chris Kemp (Indiana University-Southeast) - Victor RailRiders
Justin Lewis (Kentucky) - Elmira Pioneers
Mitch Patishall (Cincinnati) - Victor RailRiders
Josh Lovelady (Mississippi State) - Elmira Pioneers
Brad Jones (Florida Tech) - Adirondack Trail Blazers
Christian Santisteban (Manhattan) - Elmira Pioneers
Evan Fernandez (Jacksonville) - Victor RailRiders
Tommy Mirabelli (Kansas) - Elmira Pioneers
Chris Kwitzer (Buffalo) - Adirondack Trail Blazers
Willy Yahn (UCONN) - Newark Pilots
Ryan Cox (Kutztown) - Utica Brewers
Cody Wiktorski (St. John Fisher) - Newark Pilots
Kyle Schade (St. Andrews) - Utica Brewers
Will LaRue (Xavier) - Elmira Pioneers
Rob Perteet (Samford) - Elmira Pioneers
Brady Acker (George Mason) - Victor RailRiders (Replaced by teammate Dale Wickham of Cornell)
Mark Cardinalli (UC Davis) - Victor RailRiders
Mark Martin (Le Moyne) - Newark Pilots
Kyle Norman (San Francisco) - Newark Pilots
Home Run Derby Participants
Adirondack: Brendan Looby, Chestnut Hill
Albany: Slayton Vaughan, Oral Roberts
Amsterdam: Handsome Monica, Arizona/ Northwest Florida Community College
Elmira: Hayden Kelly, Florida State
Glens Falls: Harrison Bragg, Tacoma CC
Mohawk Valley: Troy Scocca, Fairfield
Newark: Charles Sobieraski, Buffalo
Saugerties: Clint Hardy, Augusta State
Utica: Taylor Olmstead, UCONN
Victor: Brock Daniels, St. Ambrose
According to The Weather Channel, the high in Little Falls on Monday will be 82 degrees. There is a zero percent chance of precipitation. At 7 p.m., the temperature will be 79 degrees and mostly sunny, according to the weather site.
The PGCBL is affiliated with Perfect Game USA, the largest independent scouting service in the country. This year, more than than 1,250 professional players have either worn the uniform of a PGCBL team or participated in a Perfect Game USA event.
For all of the latest on the All-Star Game and the PGCBL, follow the league on Twitter, @PGCBLBaseball.
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