Three Huntsville Stars players have been named to the 2011 Southern League All-Star roster. Infielder Steffan Wilson, outfielder Erik Komatsu and RHP Daniel Meadows have all been placed on the mid-summer classic roster.
Wilson has been named to the All-Star roster as a third baseman. He's split time at first base, third base and the outfield in 54 games for Huntsville this season. He is batting .277 (54-195) with three home runs, 10 doubles and 32 RBI. When playing third base, Wilson is 34-for-119 (.286) with 24 RBI.
Komatsu started the season on the Helena Brewers' roster, before joining the team on May 13. He has played 50 games, splitting time between center and right field. He's gone 53-for-170 (.312) with an on-base plus slugging percentage of .818. He's walked 25 times and only struck out 18.
Meadows has been added to the All-Star roster as a relief pitcher. He started the season with the Stars and in 18 appearances has a record of 5-2 with a 1.85 ERA (34.0ip/7er). Opposing batters are hitting just .208 against Meadows. He's surrendered one home run and eight walks while striking out 29. Of the 14 runners he's inherited, he's allowed just one to score.
The 2011 Southern League All-Star Game is hosted by the Jackson Generals on Tuesday, June 21 at Pringles Park. For more information on the 2011 All-Star Game, visit jacksongeneralsbaseball.com.
The Stars continue a five-game road trip in Mobile with a game tonight at 7:05 p.m. They return home for a ten-game homestand on Thursday, June 9 with Bud Light Thirst-Aid Thursday. All 20-ounce drafts are just $2 through the seventh inning. For more information on the Huntsville Stars, call (256) 882-2562 or visit huntsvillestars.com!