BURLINGTON, VT — Eight Vermont Lake Monsters have been selected to take part in the 2021 Futures Collegiate Baseball League All-Star Game this Tuesday, July 13th at New Britain Stadium in New Britain, Connecticut starting at 6:35pm.
Outfielder Andrew Bergeron (Georgetown), infielder Pat DeSalvo (Georgetown) and infielder Noah Granet (Princeton) are the three position players representing Vermont at the All-Star Game along with pitchers Chris Clark (Harvard), Brett Hansen (Vanderbilt), Patrick Harrington (Assumption), Billy Oldham (Eastern Connecticut State) and David Vial (Nicholls State).
Vial currently leads the FCBL in saves with five, including a save in each of the last three Vermont games, while Harrington is 2nd in the league with 44 strikeouts. Harrington and Hansen are 1st (36) and 2nd (30) in innings pitched along with 4th (2.00) and 5th (3.00) in ERA. Oldham has not allowed just one unearned run over his last 19 1/3 innings pitched.
Bergeron begins Wednesday tied for the league lead in triples (4), extra-base hits (12) and total bases 46), while 3rd in runs scored (21), while Granet has reached base by a hit or walk in 25 of 28 games played and DeSalvo is 7-for-20 (.350) over his last six games (but has not played since June 27th).
In addition to the All-Star Game, Bergeron will be the Vermont representative in the Home Run Derby taking place on Monday night during fan fest in New Britain, along with team batting practices and autograph sessions.
The eight FCBL teams will be split into two teams with Vermont, Pittsfield, New Britain and Westfield players (West) competing against players from Brockton, Nashua, Norwich and Worcester (East). Game time is 6:35 pm.