POMONA, N.Y. – The Frontier League All-Stars defeated the host Can-Am League 7-0 Wednesday night and two Wild Things players had significant roles in the outcome.
Washington first baseman J.J. Fernandez went 2-for-3, smacked a three-run homer in the third inning and was named the game’s Most Valuable Player.
Outfielder Hector Roa played the entire game and went 3-for-5 with a double, three runs and an RBI.
Roa gave the Frontier League a 1-0 lead in the third inning with a run-scoring single up the middle. Fernandez followed with a three-run shot to right field.
Roa scored the Frontier League’s final two runs. He singled on the first pitch of the seventh inning and scored a single by Evansville’s Rob Calabrese to make it 6-0. In the ninith, Roa led off with a double and scored on a sacrifice fly.
Ten Frontier League pitchers combined for a six-hit shutout and struck out 13.