Jonathan Albaladejo

Regional Digest: Yard Goats Help Eastern Division To Win

Yard Goats Help Eastern Division To Win

Hartford Yard Goats' third baseman Pat Valaika and right fielder Dillion Thomas both went 1-for-2 with an RBI to help the Eastern Division beat the Western Division 10-2 in the Eastern League All-Star Game at Canal Park in Akron, Ohio. Raimel Tapia started the game in left field and batted leadoff, going 0-for-3. Two Hartford pitchers came on in relief. German Marquez pitched a scoreless second inning while Matt Carasiti, from Berlin, struck out the final batter of the game. David Dahl rounded out the Yard Goats' six All-Star selections but did not play after getting called up to Triple A Albuquerque earlier this month. ... The...