It is All-Star Tuesday For Several Mariners Minor Leaguers

Three of the Mariners minor league affiliates are currently in their All-Star break, and today is All-Star Tuesday across much of Minor League Baseball. All-Star games for the Southern League, Midwest League, California League, Carolina League and South Atlantic League will be played today across America.

For Mariners affiliates Jackson Generals (AA), High Desert Mavericks (High A) and Clinton LumberKings (A), several players are foregoing the midseason break to play in All-Star games. For complete coverage of all the All-Star games, follow online at Here are the Mariners minor leaguers that have been named All-Stars:

Southern League:
Jesus Sucre, C*
Carter Capps, RHP
Taijuan Walker, RHP
Danny Hultzen, LHP*
Joe Dunigan, OF
Denny Almonte, CF*
Nick Franklin, SS*
Bobby LaFromboise, LHP (will not play due to promotion to AAA)

*in starting lineup

California League:
John Hicks, C
Jack Marder, C (will not play due to injury)
Brad Miller, INF
Stefen Romero, INF
Julio Moran, OF

Midwest League:
Jamal Austin, OF
Tim Griffin, RHP
Jordan Shipers, LHP

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