Friday Links: Johnson Named NYCBL All-Star

College Baseball, Minor Leagues


With the MLB All-Star Game scheduled for next week, one of the minor league’s shining events the Futures Game is Sunday.  Look for a Kentucky Futures Game preview later today, but for now here are some morning links to hold you over:

  • UK junior infielder Neiko Johnson has been named a NYCBL All-Star according to UK Athletics.  Johnson appears to be performing his way into the shortstop battle for next season.  UK Athletics also summarizes the other Cats’ performances in summer leagues.
  • Futures Game representative Chris Heisey was the hero for Louisville last night with a 3-6, 1 home run, 4 RBI performance in the Bats’ 5-3 12-inning victory at Toledo.
  • The Bowling Green Hot Rods lost 9-5 to the Charleston RiverDogs.
  • David Duncan earned the win in his Lexington Legends debut, a 9-5 victory over Savannah.
  • Former Cat Scott Green picked up his seventh save for High A Lakeland Thursday.

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