( July 11, 2022 AVON, Ohio ) Lake Erie Crushers Starting Pitcher Joe Sgambelluri has been named a 2022 Frontier League All-Star by the League’s Coaches, General Managers and Media. Sgambelluri will represent the Western Conference squad at the annual All-Star game, Wednesday July 20th in Washington, Pennsylvania.
The Benbrook, Texas native has started 10 games this season, going 5-and-3 with a two-point-nine-eight earned run average. Sgambelluri has struck out 61 batters in 60 innings while walking only 20. This is his first season in professional baseball, following a college career at Stephen F. Austin University in Texas.
“It’s an honor and a thrill to represent the Crushers at the All-Star game this season”, Sgambelluri stated. “I am looking forward to going up the Eastern Conference’s best hitters next week in Washington.”
The Crushers return to action this week Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at Mercy Health Stadium against the Joliet Slammers. Game times are 7:05 and for more information on the Crushers, including how to get tickets, call 440-934-3636 or email the team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lake Erie Crushers play in Mercy Health Stadium which is located in Avon, Ohio, and are members of the Frontier League which is currently the largest and longest tenured MLB Partner League.