Castrol Named Presenting Sponsor of 2013 All-Star Game

By Regina Van Henkelum / Northwest Arkansas Naturals | February 4, 2013 10:36 AM ET

SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- The Northwest Arkansas Naturals announced today that Castrol has been named the presenting sponsor of the 2013 Texas League All-Star Game.

"We are thrilled to have Castrol as the presenting sponsor for our 2013 Texas League All-Star Game," said Naturals General Manager, Eric Edelstein. "This event will bring all of the Texas League, Minor, and Major League Baseball together. Castrol's focus on community involvement and taking care of families makes them a perfect partner for this prestigious event."

The 2013 Texas League All-Star Game is scheduled for June 25 at Arvest Ballpark, marking the first time Springdale, AR has hosted the event. The Naturals also look forward to hosting the 2013 Home Run Derby that is traditionally held prior to the All-Star Game.

"We at Castrol are very honored and excited about being the title sponsor for the Texas League All-Star game being hosted by the NWA Naturals," said Pete Davis, Walmart Team Lead-Castrol. "The Naturals, Texas League and Minor League Baseball represent organizations that give back to the communities and provide a great family venue, in the cities in which they are located. The Castrol team is very thankful for all the teams in the Texas League. We wish the Naturals much success this season and in hosting this wonderful event."

About Castrol: Castrol is a premium lubricant brand available at Walmart, quality lube operators and leading autopart retailers. Our leadership brands include Castrol® GTX® - a premium motor oil; Castrol® GTX® High Mileage™ - a premium motor oil designed for vehicles with over 75,000 miles; the Castrol® EDGE ® line of advanced full-synthetic super premium motor oils that offer unsurpassed strength and performance; as well as our range of commercial transport lubricants. To find out more about Castrol products and programs, please call 1-888-CASTROL or log on to

The Northwest Arkansas Naturals are the Double-A Texas League affiliate of the Kansas City Royals and play at state-of-the-art Arvest Ballpark, located in Springdale. Visit our website,, for information on season tickets and ticket plans. You can purchase season tickets and group outings with the Naturals by calling (479) 927-4900. There are only 59 DAYS REMAINING until Opening Day!

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

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