MEQUON, WIS. -- Eastern Illinois pitcher Will Klein has been named to the Northwoods League All-Star team as the pitcher ranks as one of the top relief pitchers in the collegiate summer baseball league.
Klein currently pitches for the Lakeshore Chinooks having made 15 appearances out of the bullpen. Klein has a 2-2 record with a 0.90 earned run average. He has added six saves which is tied for third in the Northwoods League this summer.
Klein has 36 strikeouts in 20 innings of work with a season high six strikeouts against the Madison Mallards.
The 2019 Northwoods All-Star game will be played on Tuesday, July 16 at Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium in Waterloo, Iowa; home of the Waterloo Bucks.
Klein, a rising junior from Bloomington, Ind., appeared in 19 games last season for the Panthers pitching 24.2 innings with a 1-1 record and 34 strikeouts.
Baseball Showcase set
CHARLESTON -- A baseball summer showcase is set for July 23 at Eastern Illinois for incoming freshmen through seniors.
Registration will be at 8 a.m. for position players and noon for pitchers.
The cost is $125 for each (position player or pitcher) or $150 for both.
On July 28 an all-skills kid camp will take place at Lantz Fieldhouse from 1-4 p.m. for ages 6-15 at a cost of $60.