BOISE, ID - The Boise Hawks, Short Season Class-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, in conjunction with the Northwest League, have announced they are sending two players to the Northwest League / Pioneer League All Star Game. Outfielders Daniel Jipping and Steven Linkous have been selected to represent the Northwest League in the short season Mid-Summer Classic held in Hillsboro, OR on August 1st.
Jipping leads the Northwest League with 9 home runs, along with a batting average of .250 and slugging percentage of .583. Jipping is projected to start in the outfield.
Linkous has also been effective at the plate, hitting .296 with a slugging average of .344. Additionally, Linkous leads the Northwest League in stolen bases at 26. The 2017 season is Linkous' second season with the Hawks and his first appearance at the All Star Game. Linkous also is expected to start in the outfield.
The Hawks are the Treasure Valley's top stop for affordable, family entertainment and well be celebrating their 30th anniversary of professional baseball in Boise this year. Individual game tickets and all group areas for all remaining home games are currently on sale. To guarantee your seats for all our great promotions, order your 2017 tickets today by reaching out to the Hawks' Front Offices at (208) 322-5000.
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