NY-Penn League All-Star Game has New York Feel

On August 17, 2010 the top players from around the New York-Penn League will be diverging on the Richmond County Bank Ballpark in St. George for the sixth annual NY-Penn League All-Star Game.  Heading the game will be five Staten Island Yankees, eight Brooklyn Cyclones and their respective coaching staffs will head the American and National League squads.

For the Brooklyn Cyclones left-handed pitcher Angel Cuan along with right-handers Yohan Almonte and Ryan Fraser will represent the Baby Bum’s pitching staff while first baseman Jeff Flagg, third baseman Joe Bonfe, shortstop Rylan Sandoval along with outfielder Darrell Ceciliani and Cory Vaughn will round out the Brooklyn representatives.

The Staten Island Yankees will be sending three pitches and two position players.  The Baby Bomber ace Mikey O’Brien along with right-handed relievers Preston Claiborne and Chase Whitley will be on the American League pitching staff while shortstop Jose Mojica and outfielder Eduardo Sosa will represent the Yankee position players.

All-Star Game festivities start off the night before with a VIP meet and greet at the St. George Theatre and then move to the Richmond County Bank Ballpark the next day for batting practice, homerun derby and the game.

Robert M. Pimpsner

Robert joins Gotham Baseball after spending 7 1/2 years as the owner and senior writer for Baby-Bombers.com providing independent coverage of the Staten Island Yankees and their alumni for thousands of visitors. In July of 2009 he joined Gotham Baseball, bringing his coverage of the Baby Bombers.

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