Nine Missions earn spots in Double-A All Star Game
Nine, count 'em, nine Missions are All Stars
Nine, count 'em, nine Missions are All Stars

Posted Jun 6, 2003


Five position players and four pitchers will represent San Antonio as All Stars.

Not to be outdone by the eight spots that the Seattle Mariners' High-A affiliate, Wisconsin, sent to the Midwest League All Star game, the San Antonio Missions will send nine to the Texas League All Star game.

It will be held on June 18th in Wichita, Kansas.

Representing the Missions will be four pitchers, five position players and the San Antonio coaching staff.

Three right-handers - Rett Johnson, Josue Matos, and Clint Nageotte - will join lefty Travis Blackley on the squad.

Infielders A.J. Zapp (1B), Jose Lopez (SS/2B), Justin Leone (3B) and Jim Horner (C) will play in Wichita, as will outfielder Mike Curry.

Here are the All Stars current stats, through June 5th:

Position Players:
Curry: .265 AVG, 11 2B, 4 3B, 32 RBI, 35 BB, 23 SB
Leone: .332 AVG, 10 HR, 22 2B, 51 RBI, 37 BB, 7 SB
Lopez: .294 AVG, 4 HR, 16 2B, 8 SB
Horner: .371 AVG, 3 HR, 6 2B, 21 RBI
Zapp: .283 AVG, 14 HR, 18 2B, 39 RBI

Pitchers:
Blackley: 7-2, 2.06 ERA, 65.2 IP, 59 K, 32 BB
Johnson: 5-2, 3.04 ERA, 74.0 IP, 1 CG, 56 K, 19 BB
Nageotte: 6-1, 3.39 ERA, 58.1 IP, 54 K, 27 BB
Matos: 3-0, 2.40 ERA, 41.1 IP, 46 K, 15 BB


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