San Jose, CA- Five San Jose Giants players have been named to the Northern Division California League All-Star team and will participate in the 2018 California League All-Star Game against the Southern Division All-Stars on June 19 in Lancaster at The Hangar, the home of the Lancaster JetHawks. RHP Logan Webb, LHP Sandro Cabrera, INF Jalen Miller , INF Wander Franco and OF Johneshwy Fargas were selected to represent the organization in the All-Star contest.
Logan Webb has been a dominant force for the Giants this season with a sparkling 1.80 ERA. Although he is on a strict innings limit, Webb has made the most of his 13 appearances (12 starts). In 40 innings of work, the Rocklin, CA native has surrendered only eight earned runs while striking out 34 opposing hitters. Webb did not give up a run from May 13th through June 3rd-a stretch of five scoreless starts.
Sandro Cabrera has also provided a steady arm for the San Jose Giants during the first half of the season both as a starter and reliever. Cabrera has appeared in 13 games and has made six starts. The southpaw is tied for the California League lead with six wins and owns a 3.34 ERA. Cabrera has compiled 56 strikeouts during his 62 innings pitched.
Jalen Miller , who is the organization's #30 ranked prospect according to MLB.com has led the Giants offensive attack with an exceptional first half at the plate. Miller currently leads the Cal League in runs scored (44), is second in hits (76) and sits at fourth with a .311 batting average. The second baseman has clubbed seven homers and has driven in 36 runs which is among the league leaders and has been remarkably consistent as evidenced by his .290, .336 and .293 monthly averages. Miller also had hitting streaks of 10 games, six games (twice and still currently active) and five games (three times).
Wander Franco provided outstanding play up and down the lineup during the first half. The righty currently leads the California League with 20 doubles and is hitting .285 to go along with 30 RBI which is third most on the team. Standout first half performances for Franco include a 4-4 night on April 30th and a pair of three-hit, two-double nights on May 5th and May 10th.
Johneshwy Fargas rounds out the Giants all-stars with a team-leading 18 stolen bases which is among the league leaders.
The California League All-Star Game pits the best of the Northern Division against the Southern Division with each roster made up of 22 active players. The 2018 California League All-Star Game takes place on June 19 at the Lancaster JetHawks home ballpark, The Hangar. Festivities also include a Cal League Hall-of-Fame induction ceremony for Roberto Alomar Jr., Joe Morgan, Lenn Sakata and Larry Jackson and a Home Run Derby.
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The San Jose Giants are a professional baseball team in the Class A Advanced California League. The team has been an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants since 1988 and has boasted one of the best records in the minor leagues after partnering with the big-league club, going 2,300-1,891 (.548). San Jose has won six California League Championships as a Giants affiliate (2010, 2009, 2007, 2005, 2001 and 1998) and eleven overall. In 30 seasons, the San Jose Giants have graduated 199 Major League players, 143 of whom have played or currently play for the San Francisco Giants. The Giants won back to back league championships in 2009 and 2010 and are also the first team in California League history to have won four titles over a six-year span. Municipal Stadium, the home of the San Jose Giants, first opened in 1942 and has seen over 7 million fans enter through its gates. In 2018, the San Jose Giants look to continue their tradition of playing winning baseball while providing fun, affordable, family-entertainment. To be a part of the 2018 season, please contact the San Jose Giants Box Office at 408.297.1435 or visit us online at sjgiants.com. San Jose Giants baseball in your backyard since 1942, Our Town, Our Team, Our Giants