The Lakeshore Chinooks will have three representatives at the 2014 Northwoods League All-Star Game. Pitchers Joe Pavlovich and Andrew Elliott, outfielder Brett Siddall and infielder Blake Butler were chosen for the South Division team.
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh product Joe Pavlovich has been a pivotal part of the Lakeshore pitching staff. Through eight appearances (four starts), the right-hander boasts a 4-1 record with a 2.18 ERA. In 37 innings pitched, he has struck out 29 and issued nine walks. He also has a save.
On June 5, Pavlovich was named the Northwoods League Pitcher of the Night. Despite taking the loss, he gave up one earned run off three hits in five innings against the Wisconsin Woodchucks. He also had nine strikeouts.
Chinooks reliever Andrew Elliott, of Wright State University, has also put up impressive pitching numbers. In 13 appearances, he is 2-0 with a 1.01 ERA. The righty has recorded eight saves on the year. He has struck out 25 and only walked three in 17.1 innings pitched.
Brett Siddall, an outfielder from Canisius College (NY), was also selected. He is batting .327 (32-98) on the season. He has five home runs and six doubles. The left-handed hitter has driven in 21 runs as well.
Siddall was the Northwoods League Player of the Night on July 3. He went 3-3 in the game with a double, home run and drove in four runs. He also scored three runs.
Lakeshore Field Manager Eddy Morgan will manage the South Division squad. Morgan, the second-year coach for the Chinooks, also serves as the head coach for the Concordia University Wisconsin baseball team.
He will be joined by Lakeshore pitching coach Mark Moriarty and assistant coaches Cameron Castro and Cody Greibling.
The Northwoods League All-Star Game will take place on Tuesday, July 22 at Kapco Park in Mequon, Wisc.
Update as of July 11, 2014 at 5:40 p.m.:
Chinooks utility infielder Blake Butler has been added to the South roster for the Northwoods League All-Star Game. He has been added as an injury replacement for Jake Jefferies of the Wisconsin Woodchucks.
Currently, he is hitting .333 (25-75) through 19 games. He has four home runs and 20 RBI. The right-handed hitting Butler is from the College of Charleston.
The Lakeshore Chinooks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League