Four Rome Braves Named to Team SAL All Star Team
6/17/2017 5:00 p.m.
Eric Krupa, president of the South Atlantic League, has announced the rosters for the 58th Annual SAL All-Star Game, scheduled to be played on June 20, 2017, at Spirit Communications Park in Columbia, South Carolina, home of the Columbia Fireflies.
Representing the Rome Braves will be pitcher Bryse Wilson, catcher Brett Cumberland, and outfielders Randy Ventura andCristian Pache.
“The Rome All-Stars are a great representation of the Braves organization as well as the city of Rome,” says Rome General Manager Michael Dunn. “We are happy to represent Rome and Northwest Georgia in this season’s All Star Game in Columbia.”
"The amount of talent that is showcased each year in this game is tremendous, and this year certainly continues that tradition," said South Atlantic League President Eric Krupa.
A variety of events have been scheduled in Columbia in conjunction with the 58th SAL All-Star Game. A Celebrity vs. Soldier softball game leads off the events on Monday, June 19th at Spirit Communications Park, beginning at 6:15pm. A Home Run Derby featuring SAL players and high schoolers from around South Carolina will follow the softball game at 7:30pm. After the Home Run Derby, the celebration continues at the Monday Night Party at Music Farm in downtown Columbia. Gates open at 3:00pm on Tuesday, June 20th at Spirit Communications Park for Fan Fest and autographs. The 58th Annual South Atlantic League All-Star Game at Spirit Communications Park on June 20th is scheduled to begin at 7:05pm.