Gauchos Pileup All-Star Appearances in Summer Leagues

Justin Jacome (Photo by J.D. Dickstein)
Justin Jacome (Photo by J.D. Dickstein)

In a hopeful sign of things to come, numerous UCSB baseball players were played in their respective summer league all-star games in the last several days.

Led by pitcher Justin Jacome, who was selected to play in the prestigious Cape Cod League, seven different Gauchos were honored.

Also, outfielder Cameron Newell and infielder Ryan Clark were chosen to play in the Alaska Summer League all-star game, pitcher Shane Bieber took part in the West Coast League all-star game, infielder Peter Maris was chosen to the Northwoods League game, and outfielder Billy Fredrick played in the California Collegiate League all-star game.

In addition, Newell competed in the Alaska League Home Run Derby and incoming UCSB freshman first baseman Austin Bush (Turlock, Calif./Turlock HS) participated in the West Coast League derby.