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Three Reno Aces selected for 2019 Triple-A All-Star Game

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Three Reno Aces selected for 2019 Triple-A All-Star Game (Photo courtesy: Reno Aces)

Three Reno Aces are headed to the 2019 Triple-A All-Star Game.

The Aces will be represented by first baseman Kevin Cron, relief pitcher Jimmie Sherfy and outfielder Yasmany Tomas.

This is the third time in franchise history that three Aces players have been selected.

Kevin Cron, 26, will represent the Aces at the first base position on the mid-season All-Star team. It is his second All-Star selection, and first since 2017 with Double-A Jackson. Cron has 23 home runs, 66 RBI and is hitting .343. His OPS, 1.261 and slugging percentage .815, both sit atop the PCL leader board. He also sits in the top three in home runs, RBI, and on-base percentage. The Aces first baseman has four games of at least two home runs, including a three-home run game against Fresno on April 25.

Yasmany Tomas, 28, is hitting .294 with 20 home runs, 58 RBI and a .908 OPS. He is second on the Aces in both home runs and RBI. On May 20, when the Aces exploded for 25 runs against the Tacoma Rainiers, Tomas went 5-for-6, with four home runs and eight RBI, earning himself the Player of the Week honors. The Cuba native is in his fifth season in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

Jimmie Sherfy, 27, has appeared in 24 games this season with the Aces. His ERA sits at 2.59 and he has struck out 34 batters in 24.1 innings, good for a 12.6 K/9. Sherfy leads the Pacific Coast League with 11 saves in 12 opportunities, adding to his franchise-best 58 saves. A 10th round selection out of the University of Oregon, Sherfy is in his seventh season in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

The annual All-Star Game will be played on Wednesday, July 10 at Southwest University Park in El Paso, Texas, home of the El Paso Chihuahuas.

The Pacific Coast League will look to claim their third consecutive All-Star victory after last season's 12-7 win at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio.


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