When the Class A Lakewood BlueClaws host the South Atlantic League All-Star game on Tuesday night, the club will be represented by four players on the North division roster. Initially, just catcher Chace Numata and pitcher Steven Inch were selected as All-Stars, but due to other pitchers’ availability, two more BlueClaws hurlers were selected to represent the resident team in the game with lefty Yoel Mecias and right-hander Delvi Francisco now selected to fill voids on the roster.
The North division team will also include Lakewood manager and former Phillies All-Star Mickey Morandini, who will serve as a coach.
“It’s fun. It’s always exciting when you get to host an All-Star game. I know the organization here has really worked hard to do as much as they can for everybody coming in, with the events going on, so my hat’s off to all the people that have busted their butt to make this thing happen,” Morandini stated.
“We’re excited. We’ve got a good group of players coming in, I kn...