The Hudson Valley Renegades will be sending five players to the annual all-star game in Lowell. Charlie Cononie, Robert Dickmann, Jeff Malm, Parker Markel and Matt Rice will be representing the American League All-Stars. Only the Batavia Muck Dogs have more players nominated to this years team.
Cononie has only allowed one earned run all season and has a 0.38 ERA in 13 games this year. Opposing hitters are just .149 against him this season.
Dickmann is 3-0 with a 2.17 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 13 games this season.
Malm currently leads the NYPL with 11 home runs on the season. Malm is hitting .281/.526/.400 with 9 doubles, 11 homers in 48 games.
Markel leads the Renegades with a 2.05 ERA. He is 3-2 with 37 strikeouts in 9 starts this season.
Rice is hitting .293/.407/.389 with 5 doubles and 17 RBI's in 34 games this season. He has a 23% caught stealing rating behind the dish this season.
The 2011 New York-Penn League All-Star game will be played on August 16 at LeLacheur Park, home of the Lowell Spinners.