Eric Krupa, president of the South Atlantic League, has announced the rosters for the 56th Annual SAL All-Star Game, scheduled to be played on , at McCormick Field in Asheville, North Carolina, home of the Asheville Tourists. Three Sand Gnats have been selected to represent the SAL Southern Division in this year’s All-Star Game. Pitchers Casey Meisner and David Roseboom and infielder Jonathan Johnson will represent Savannah.
Meisner, 20, is 5-1 this season with the Gnats. The Cypress, TX native currently ranks fourth in the SAL with a 1.88 ERA (12 ER/57.1 IP). The right hander has made nine starts this season and totaled 49 strikeouts. Meisner’s last outing came on June 2nd, when he tossed a career-high 8.1 innings on the road against Asheville.
Roseboom, 23, has appeared in 18 games for the Sand Gnats in 2015. The left hander holds a record of 3-0 with four saves and a 1.40 ERA (4 ER/25.2 IP). The Pattersonville, NY native has allowed runs in just two of his 18 appearances this season.
Johnson, 26, is currently second in the SAL with a .324 batting average. The native of California is also tied for second with .410 on-base percentage. Johnson was hot in the month of May with a .375 batting average, which ranks him fourth in Single-A baseball for the month.
Mack -This has to mean that Wuilmer Beccera is on his was to St. Lucie before the ASG.