4 IronBirds Named To All-Star Game

The New York-Penn League All-Star Game will be played Aug. 14 in Niles, OH.

Four have been named to the American League team for next week's New York-Penn League All-Star game.

All four players are in their first professional season after being drafted in June.

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Outfielder Lucas Herbst, shortstop Joel Hutter, catcher Sam Kimmel and first baseman Christian Walker will represent Aberdeen in the game, to be played at the home of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers.

Herbst was drafted in the 26th round this June, and leads the  with a .476 slugging percentage entering Wednesday. 

Hutter was drafted in the 10th round and leads Aberdeen with a .311 average, 47 hits and 11 doubles. He is ninth in the league in batting average.

was an 18th-round pick and is currently batting .274 with 10 RBIs and seven stolen bases.

was drafted in the fourth round and is batting .284 with five doubles, two homers and nine RBIs.

The IronBirds also announced Wednesday that first-round pick Kevin Gausman will make his debut at 2:35 p.m. on Aug. 12.

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