Seven members ot the Rockies High-A affiliate Lancaster -- including 2018 first-round draft choice Ryan Rolison -- were selected to the South Division roster for the California League All-Star Game.
First baseman Luis Castro and the JetHawks outfield of Casey Golden, Matt Hearn and Ramon Marcelino were voted to the starting lineup. Infielder Carlos Herrera and infielder/outfielder Sean Bouchard were selected as reserves.
Castros leads the Cal League in home runs (12). Golden and Marcelino are tied for fourth in the league with nine home runs. Hearn leads the league in batting average and hits. Rolison has a Lancaster-best 3.15 ERA. Herrera has a career-best nine home runs. Bouchard is secondin the Cal League with 15 doubles.
The All-Star Game will be played at San Manuel Stadium in San Bernardino on June 18.
In Thursday's Games:
AAA Albuquerque (30-37) lost 10-0 against Oklahoma City (Dodgers), the fifth shutout of the Isotopes this season. Roberto Ramos (.291) was 3-for-4, and Dom Nunez (.280) was 2-for-3 with a double. Ryan Castellani (2-5, 8.31) allowed eight runs -- five in the third inning - while giving up six hits and four walks and striking out three in three innings. The Isotopes were 1-for-15 with runners in scoring position.
AA Hartford (36-28) lost 3-2 at Akron (Indians). Ty Culbreth (3-7, 4.05) was the victim of Akron scoring three unearned runs in the fifth inning. He gave up four hits in five innings, striking out one and not issuing a walk. Tyler Nevin (.222) delivered a 400-foot home run. Brian Serven (.204) was 2-for-3 with a double and RBI.
High A Lancaster (32-33) lost 5-4 against Inland Empire (Angels). Ryan Vilade (.263) was 3-for-4 with a two-run home run and double. Nate Harris (2-5, 4.98) suffered the loss in relief, allowing three runs, one earned, on one hit and two walks, striking out one in 1 2/3 innings. Will Gaddis (5.97) started and allowed two runs on seven hits and three walks, striking out four, in six innings.
Low A Asheville (29-38) lost 4-3 to Lakewood (Indians). All-Star closer Alexander Martinez (2-4, 3.58) allowed three runs on five hits, striking out two, in the ninth inning. He suffered his fourth blown save. Will Golsan (.247) was 2-for-4 with his sixth home run and two RBI.