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8 Oilmen Receive NL All-Star Honors

07/02/2024 10:47 PM -

The Oilmen will be well represented for the Northern League All-Star Game. Oil City Stadium will house 8 players from Northwest Indiana's favorite team. The Oilmen will have 3 pitchers and 3 hitters, as well as 1 two-way player.

Pitchers for the Oilmen will be RJ Bergren, Quinn Flanagan, Tommy Haggerty, Troy Vosburgh, and Alberto Lamas.

RJ Bergren has dominated the Northern League over 4 starts. He has a 4-0 record, while only giving up 7 hits and no earned runs all season. The southpaw has also struck out 33 hitters while only walking 12. Bergren's performance has made him a clear choice to be among the Northern League's finest.

Quinn Flanagan has impressed as a two-way player. On the bump, Flanagan has shoved 18.2 innings in 5 appearances, 2 of which were starts. Flanagan has 2 saves in as many opportunities. He specializes in putting the ball in play for weak contact. He has given up 24 hits for only 8 runs. Flanagan's ability to pound the zone has resulted in 9 strikeouts to 2 walks.

Tommy Haggerty has proven to be an ace for the Oilmen in 4 starts this season. Haggerty has thrown 18.1 innings with a 2-0 record. Haggerty has given up 15 hits to 10 earned runs. He has fanned 27 with 18 walks. His ability to paint the edges has resulted in 7 strikeouts looking this season.

Troy Vosburgh is another Oilmen that has been just as impressive with the bat as he has been on the bump. Vosburgh has pitched in 5 games in relief, collecting a 1-0 record with 2 saves in as many opportunities. Vosburgh has allowed only 6 hits and hasn't given up a single run. He has also generated 14 strikeouts compared to only 6 walks in his 10.2 innings of work.

Alberto Lamas will also be joining the Oilmen as an All-Star pitcher after joining the squad. Lamas has thrown an excellent 9 innings for the Oilmen this season, posting a 1-0 record with a save. He has only given up 4 hits and one earned run, while striking out 14 hitters and only walking 3. Alberto has been excellent and he will have a chance to label himself an All-Star

Hitters for the Oilmen receiving All-Star honors are Jalen House, Ryan Groberski, Troy Vosburgh, and Emmanuel Scott.

Jalen House has been among the best players in the league this year. His ability with the bat partnered with his excellent defense made him an easy choice for the All-Star game. House is Batting .415 in 10 games played. He has collected a whopping 17 hits, including 5 doubles and 2 triples. House has collected 5 RBI while scoring 11 times. The typical leadoff man has also worked 7 walks and stolen 7 bases.

Ryan Groberski is an elite hitter, and he now has an All-Star nod to show for it. Groberski is batting .500 in 9 games played in, collecting 15 hits. Ryan has 4 doubles and a triple on the year. He has racked up 11 RBI while scoring 14 times. Groberski has also worked 4 walks this season.

Troy Vosburgh is an All-Star as both a pitcher and hitter this season. Vosburgh is hitting .361 with 13 hits, 4 of which were doubles. Vosburgh has brought home 5 RBI this year while scoring 9 runs. Troy has also been burning rubber on the basepaths en route to 5 stolen bases.

Emmanuel Scott is an All-Star backstop for the Oilmen. Scott has played solid defense as a catcher, while also adding a .317 average in a team-high 60 at bats. Scott has 19 hits, 7 for extra bases. He has 5 doubles, 1 triple, and 1 home run. Scott has exercised timely hitting and put together 12 RBI, all while scoring himself 17 times. Scott has used his catchers eye to work 7 walks.

Fans can support their All-Stars at Oil City Stadium on July 9th. The game will have a 7:10pm first pitch, and will be available for viewing on X, Facebook, and JedTV.