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Minucci Shines Brightest as the Old 4 Beat the New 5 3-0

on Jul 27, 2012
Minucci Shines Brightest as the Old 4 Beat the New 5 3-0


Nashua, NH - In a night of firsts Nashua Silver Knight's Jon Minucci (Southern New Hampshire University) stood out from the rest.  Minucci earned MVP honors for his 2 hits, 1 RBI, 2 runs scored, a stolen base, and a great catch in the outfield.  LHP Christopher Good (University of New Mexico) got the call to start the first FCBL All-Star game for the Original Four team.  He went 1 inning giving up no runs on no hits and striking out 2.  He became the first pitcher to strikeout a batter in an All-Star Game.

Eric Jensen (Wheaton College) became the first batter to record a hit when he singled in the first inning off the New Five starter Corey Stump (Florida University).  LHP Corey Stump also pitched one inning giving up no the one hit.

In the 3rd inning Ryan Plourde (Fairfield University) hit the first double in FCBL All-Star history to set up the first run of the game.  Jon Minucci scored the first run later in the inning.

In the top 4th inning Sean Ryan (Wheaton College) stole the first base in FCBL All-Star history.  In the bottom of the 4th Jon Minucci singled home Conor Bierfeldt (Western Connecticut) to earn the first RBI in FCBL All-Star History.  Later in the inning he would score on Ryan Plourde's RBI.

RHP Alek Morency (Merrimack College) received the first win in FCBL All-Star history.  He went 1 inning giving up 1 hit and striking out 2.

RHP Joe Gruntkosky (St Josephs-Maine) picked up the loss.

Before the game Team Gillis defeated Team Minucci and Team Shaw in the Celebrity All-Star Hitting Challenge.  Miss New Hampshire Megan Lyman (New England College) individually won the challenge for Team Gillis and even gave Logan Gillis (Bentley University) a few hitting tips.  

Even earlier in the day the FCBL hosted their second annual scout day.  The All-Stars and other players from the nine teams in the league participated in drills and tests in front a MLB scouts.

Check out this great event that
friend of The Futures League Tyler Tumminia 
will be featured at along with many more!
November 20th, 2014
at the
New Legends at TD Garden

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