Nine JetHawks named to South Division All-Star Team

California League All-Star Game to be played on Tuesday, June 20 in Visalia

By Jason Schwartz / Lancaster JetHawks | June 14, 2017 4:48 PM ET

LANCASTER, Calif. - The California League announced Tuesday that nine members of the Lancaster JetHawks have been selected to represent the South Division in the California League All-Star Game on Tuesday, June 20 at Recreation Park in Visalia.

The JetHawks lead the Cal League in all-star team selectees and will have at least five players in the South's starting lineup.

Lancaster's all-star starters include 1B Brian Mundell , 2B Garrett Hampson , SS Brendan Rodgers , OF Sam Hilliard and OF Wes Rogers . The club's all-star position player reserves include C Hamlet Marte and IF/OF Mylz Jones . RHP Craig Schlitter and RHP Peter Lambert will represent the JetHawks pitching staff. The starting pitchers have not yet been named for the contest.

 

2B Garrett Hampson: Leads JetHawks and ranks second in the Cal League with 54 runs scored. Leads all second baseman with a .306 batting average and 16 stolen bases.

OF Sam Hilliard: Ranks second in the Cal League with 11 home runs, 49 RBI, a .913 OPS and 17 stolen bases.

IF/OF Mylz Jones: Tied for third in the Cal League with 16 stolen bases. Batting .299 with four home runs and 30 RBI.

RHP Peter Lambert: Leads JetHawks and ranks fourth in the Cal League with 80 strikeouts over 78.0 innings pitched. Has two starts of 10 strikeouts this season.

C Hamlet Marte: Batting .337 with five home runs and 20 RBI through 26 games this season.

1B Brian Mundell: Leads the Cal League with 54 RBI through 62 games this season. Tied for second with 11 home runs.

OF Wes Rogers: Leads the Cal League with 33 stolen bases in 40 attempts. Tied for sixth with 16 doubles.

SS Brendan Rodgers: Leads the Cal League in batting average (.400), OPS (1.115) and total bases (132). Tied for second with 11 home runs and 19 doubles.

RHP Craig Schlitter: Leads the Cal League with eight wins (8-1) and ranks second with a 2.35 ERA. Has recorded quality starts in 10 of 12 starts this season.

Voting for the all-star teams consists of three ballots from each California League team. Voters can include team managers, broadcasters, front office members and media members.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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