2017 Bull League All-Star Game

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2017 Bull League All-Star Game

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American Eagle 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 8 12 1
Lake 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 10 0


Date July 17, 2017

Stadium Oxen Ballpark

City Toledo, OH Usa.png

MVP Israel Medina[1]

Attendance 40,400
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The 2017 Bull League All-Star Game was the 25th edition of the annual All-Star Game played in the Bull League, and was a contest between the voted top players of the American Eagle League (AEL) and the Lake League (LL). The game was hosted by the Lake League All-Stars and took place on July 17, 2017. The venue was Oxen Ballpark in Toledo, Ohio, the home of the Lake League's Ohio Oxen, who were also the Bull Cup champions in 2016. As a result of the win, the AEL is have the home field advantage in the Bull Cup Championship Series.

The game was broadcast on the league's YouTube channel on Sunday, July 9, at 9:00 p.m.[2][3]

The game's MVP was Israel Medina.[1]

Voting

Voting for the 2017 Bull League All-Star Game opened on June 16, 2017.[4] The eligible electors are the general managers of the league. However, the Commissioner may substitute or supplement votes depending on the status of the players on the ballot, for example, in the case of injuries.

The top voted player was Justin Good, the second baseman of the Ohio Oxen, who received all 9 votes cast by league GM's for the LL 2B position. However, Good is injured and cannot play in this year's All-Star Game. The league selected Dusty Edwards (Detroit Motorheads) and Francisco Erazo (Kingston Cannons) for 2B instead.[5]

Also grabbing nine votes each were:

Rosters

The rosters for the All-Star Game were announced on July 12, 2017. Several of the top-voted players were unavailable due to injury, and the Commissioner's office substituted them on the rosters.[2]

Names in italics show first time All-Stars.

Game summary

Monday, July 17, 2017 7:05 pm at Oxen Ballpark (Toledo, OH)
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
American Eagle League 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 8 12 1
Lake League 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 10 0

WP: Jerry Long (Anchorage)   LP: Alex Maldonado (Toronto)
Home runs:
AEL: Israel Medina (Calgary)
LL: Gula Kareem (Toronto)
Attendance: 40,400  


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Young Star Helps Propel American Eagle League to Win in Midseason Classic. Bull Baseball League website. http://bullleague.org/highlights/young-star-helps-propel-american-eagle-league-to-win-in-midseason-classic/. 17 July 2017. Accessed: 11 September 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rosters Announced for All-Star Game. Bull Baseball League website. http://bullleague.org/highlights/rosters-announced-for-all-star-game/. 7 July, 2017. Accessed: 7 July, 2017.
  3. Official 2017 Bull League All-Star Game Replay. Bull Baseball League. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NuA-mgy5MwA (YouTube). 10 July 2017.
  4. All-Star Game Voting Opens. Bull Baseball News website. http://bullleague.org/highlights/all-star-game-voting-opens/. 16 June 2017. Accessed: 30 June 2017.
  5. All-Star Voting. BNN (StatsLab). http://bullleague.org/public_html/statslab17/allstar.php?page=results. Accessed: 7 July 2017.Lock-icon.png