Midwest League All-Star Game Photo Gallery
All-Star MVP Deik Scram
All-Star MVP Deik Scram
Senior Editor
Posted Jun 20, 2007

The Eastern All-Stars trounced the Western All-Stars 8-2 in Geneva Illinois. Thirteen different Eastern All-Stars collected hits while the Western squad employed the services of fifteen different pitchers. We have the details in the form of photography.

(Keith Glab/FutureBacks.com)
Deik Scram, Justin Turner, Chris Valaika, Juan Francisco, and Travis Snider take lineup spots 1-5 for the East

(Keith Glab/FutureBacks.com)
Eduardo Perez files behind Snider; Joey Side gets high fisted when announced.

Juan Francisco (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Juan Francisco (Dayton) takes infield before the game. He woulud collect a hit and an RBI as cleanup batter for the East.

Ryan Strieby (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Ryan Strieby (West Michigan) takes infield before the game. Strieby singled and scored in the 9th.

Joe Kantakevich  (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Joe Kantakevich (Wisconsin) participates in the skills contest before the game

Brett Anderson (Keith Glab/FutureBacks.com)
Brett Anderson (South Bend) mans the slingshot

Matt Liuzza (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Matt Liuzza (Lansing) during infield practice. Liuzza would collect two hits as a reserve.

Sean Watson (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Sean Watson (Dayton) loosens up before his start. Watson would allow 2 hits and a run while fanning two batters.

Brandon Buckman (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
MVP Deik Scram (West Michigan) leads off the game with a single and a stolen base. He is held on by Brandon Buckman (Quad Cities), who would become the only West player to collect two hits.

Clayton Kershaw (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Clayton Kershaw (Great Lakes) allows the only homer in the contest, but nevertheless picks up the victory

Matt Sweeney (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Matt Sweeney (Cedar Rapids) rounds the bases after crushing said homer off of Kershaw

Travis Snider (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Travis Snider (Lansing) takes one of many pitches on the night. He would walk three times and strike out looking once.

Justin Turner (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Justin Turner (Dayton) mans second base with Travis Snider in right. Turner would hit the only double for the East in the 3rd.

John Whittleman (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
John Whittleman (Clinton) readies himself. He reached base twice for the West, scoring the second of their two runs.

(Keith Glab/FutureBacks.com)
Joey Side (South Bend) prepares to steal one of his two bases on the night, this time off Brandon Dickson (Quad Cities) in the 4th inning. Side collected two hits total and scored after his second steal.

Chris Cody (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Chris Cody (West Michigan) pitches a perfect 4th inning for the East

Zach Phillips (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Zach Phillips (Clinton) becomes the second Western pitcher to throw a full scoreless inning.

Brett Jensen (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
6'7" Brett Jensen (West Michigan) whips across a warmup pitch in the 5th inning. He would retire the West in order.

Sean Shoffit (Keith Glab/Scout.com)
Sean Shoffit (Lansing) drives in a run, steals second, and scores in the East's 2-run 6th inning.

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