Otters Trio Named to Frontier All-Star Squad

Published 07/07 2014 04:51PM

Updated 07/07 2014 05:01PM

        Frontier League officials have named three Evansville Otters to the East Division All-Star team.  First baseman Nik Balog, second baseman Josh Allen and third baseman Shayne Houck have all been selected.  All three are first-year players with the Otters.  Balog, who attended the University of West Florida, leads the Otters with a .316 batting average with five home runs and 18 RBI. Allen is third in batting average hitting at a .287 clip with 15 RBI and four stolen bases.  Houck will start at third in the July 16th game in Sauget, IL.  He is hitting .279 with eight home runs and 23 RBI.   He also leads the team in doubles with 12.

        The Otters begin a six game homestand to close out the first half of the year Wedesday when they begin a three game series with the Traverse City Beach Bums.

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