It’s hot here in Modesto for the all-star game, reaching triple digits
Three Quakes are representing the California League. Left fielder Angelo Songco is batting sixth, catcher Gorman Erickson is eighth and shortstop Jake Lemmerman is ninth. They’re all far down in the lineup from where they usually hit, but understand that theyre in a loaded lineup.
San Jose’s Gary Brown, a Diamond Bar High alum, is batting leadoff and playing center field. Rancho Cucamonga High’s Josh Fellhauer, a Bakersfield outfielder, will be coming off the bench.
Lancaster’s Kody Hinze just won the Home Run Derby, beating Winston-Salem’s Ian Gac in the finals.
Reliever David Carpenter, the lone 66er named to the team, was promoted to Double-A Arkansas on Monday, leaving the Sixers with no players in the game.