Three Captains named to All Star team
The Midwest League has announced their mid-season All Star teams and the Lake County Captains have three representatives on the Eastern Division squad. Francisco Lindor will be the starting shortstop on the squad and he will be joined by starting pitchers Cody Anderson and Joe Colon at the All Star game on June 19 at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark in Geneva, IL which is the home of the Kane County Cougars.
Lindor, is an 18 year old from Clermont, FL and was the Cleveland Indians first round pick last year, the 8th overall pick in the draft. The switch hitting shortstop is hitting .278 with 4 HR’s and 21 RBI’s. He is batting .333 versus left handed pitching and .419 when he leads off an inning. He has committed only five errors this season and has the best fielding percentage of any shortstop in the league, .978.
Anderson (4-2, 2.52), a 21 year old right hander out of Quincy, CA, is 11th in the Midwest League in ERA. He has walked only 13 batters while striking out 44.
Colon (5-5, 2.66), is a 22 year old right hander from Caguas, Puerto Rico. He has lasted at least six innings in seven of his eleven starts. Two of his losses occurred despite not allowing an earned run in either game.