Six Fisher Cats named to EL All-Star Team

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unnamed 6PORTLAND, Maine – New Hampshire held the 2017 Eastern League All-Star Game and a year later, it looks like the All-Star Game will continue to have a significant New Hampshire presence.

On Friday, the Eastern League announced that six Fisher Cats will represent the Eastern Division in Trenton at the 2018 Eastern League All-Star Game on July 11.

Outfielder Jonathan Davis will join infielders Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Cavan Biggio and Bo Bichette as well as starting pitchers Jordan Romano and T.J. Zeuch on the squad.

As of Saturday night, Davis leads the league in runs scored, doubles and is tied with Bichette for the league lead in hits.

Bichette also trails only Davis in runs and doubles, leading the league in stolen bases.

Biggio leads the league in home runs, walks and sacrifice flies and just took over the league lead in RBI. Guerrero Jr. held that RBI lead for almost three weeks after his injury, leaving with a .407 average.

The two pitching representatives have become co-aces in the Fisher Cats’ starting pitching rotation, with significantly different starts to their seasons in Manchester this year.

Romano began the year 8-0 while Zeuch struggled after earning promotion from Class A-Advanced Dunedin on May 5.

Then around the cusp of June, things switched. Zeuch picked up the slack, winning five in a row while Romano did not record a win during the month of June, going 0-4 in six starts.


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Andrew Sylvia

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Born and raised in the Granite State, Andrew Sylvia has written approximately 10,000 pieces over his career for outlets across Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. On top of that, he's a licensed notary and licensed to sell property, casualty and life insurance, he's been a USSF trained youth soccer and futsal referee for the past six years and he can name over 60 national flags in under 60 seconds according to that flag game app he has on his phone, which makes sense because he also has a bachelor's degree in geography (like Michael Jordan). He can also type over 100 words a minute on a good day.