West Coast League president Dennis Koho announced the field for the 2015 West Coast League All-Star Game Home Run Derby. The participants include WCL Home Run leader Dan Mayer of Medford. The junior-to-be slugger from University of the Pacific has blasted 8 home runs for the Rogues. He will be challenged by Bellingham’s Bronson Larsen of BYU and Bend’s West Tunnell of Baylor, who both have hit 5 home runs to date, and 8 other entrants.
2015 WCL All-Star Game Home Derby Field
Bronson Larsen (BYU) of Bellingham
West Tunnell (Baylor) of Bend
Michael Farris (UC Riverside) of Corvallis
Louis Archiblad (Lower Columbia College) of Cowlitz
Joe Galindo (New Mexico Military Institute) of Kitsap
Hunter Villanueva (Fresno Pacific) of Kelowna
Gunner Pollman (Sacramento State) of Klamath Falls
Dan Mayer (Pacific) of Medford
Kyle Nixon (San Francisco) of Walla Walla
Mitchell Holland (UC Irvine) of Wenatchee
Mitch Skaggs (College of Idaho) of Yakima Valley
All-Star Game festivities on Monday, July 20th will kick off with a Home Run Derby starting at 5:30 p.m. First pitch for the All-Star Game will take place at 7:05 p.m. Gates will open to the general public at 4:30 p.m. and the first 1,000 fans through the gate will receive an All-Star Game logo baseball, presented by John Howie Restaurants. The game will be followed by a post-game awards ceremony and a fireworks show (provided local burn bans are lifted).
Former big league pitcher Jamie Moyer and Seattle Mariners director of amateur scouting Tom McNamara will attend the WCL All-Star Game and throw out cermonial first pitches. They will also speak to the all-star coaches and players at the WCL All-Star Game luncheon being held earlier in the day.
For more info on the 2015 All-Star Game and to get tickets, please visit: www.bellinghambells.com