Lansing Hurler Makes All-Star Team

By: AP
By: AP

LANSING– The Midwest League announced today that Lansing reliever Edgar Estanga has been named to the circuit's post season all-star team. Estanga is the only Lugnuts player to receive the honor, which is voted on by all 14 field managers in the Midwest League.

A native of Maturin Managas, Venezuela, Estanga has been dominant for the Lugnuts this season. He currently holds a 9-3 record with a 3.12 ERA while garnering nine saves. He is also third on the Lugnuts staff with 98 innings pitched despite being used exclusively as a reliever this year.

"He's been tremendous," Lansing manager Clayton McCullough said. "We've used him in a variety of roles this season and he's been our jack-of-all-trades."

Estanga also participated in the Midwest League All-Star Game at Dow Diamond in June. He has made the most appearances of any Lugnuts pitcher this season, as he has been summoned into a game 43 different times.

"Edgar has been a vital part of our success this season," McCullough added. "He's answered the call for us repeatedly, especially because we have leaned on him heavily at times out of the bullpen." is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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