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- Updated: August 3, 2016
The 2016 All-Star game between the Northwest League against the Pioneer League was played on Tuesday night at Lindquist Field in front of 5,339 Class-A Short season fans.
The NWL stars put together a hitting clinic as they pounded out 19 hits en route to the 11-5 victory over the PIO stars.
In the bottom half of the frame, the PIO stars answered back with four runs with the big blow coming from a two run shot off the bat of D.J. Peters.
The very next inning, the NWL stars put the game away for good adding seven runs on seven hits highlighted by a two-run triple from Cavan Biggio, RBI single from Filia and a two-run dinger from Gio Brusa.
Each team would add a run in the sixth, but then the bullpens took over and both teams were shut out the rest of the way.
Rangers Propsect Xavier Tuner won the games MVP finishing 3 for 3, HR, RBI.
Hall of Famer Craig Biggio‘s son Cavan played in his first professional All-Star game.
Team RISP – NWL 7 for 15, PIO 1 for 11
LOB – NWL 9, PIO 5
Ashford Fulmer – 2 for 5, 2 R, Double, BB
Eric Filia – 2 for 3, R, 2 RBIs
Jacob Bosiokovic – 2 for 5, R, RBI
Gio Brusa – 1 for 3, R, HR, 2 RBIs
Chris Peters – 2 for 4, R, 2 Doubles, RBI, BB
Xavier Turner – 3 for 3, 2 R, HR, RBI
Cavan Biggio – 2 for 3, R, Triple, 2 RBIs
Michael Knighton – 1 IP, 0 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 2 K
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