2012 FCBL All-Star Game
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|Date||July 26, 2012|
|Host||Nashua Silver Knights|
|Managers||New 5 All-Stars - Jon Cahill (NS)
Original 4 All-Stars - B.J. Neverett (NAS)
|MVP||Jon Minucci (NAS)|
The 2012 FCBL All-Star Game was the inaugural exhibition game between all-stars from the Futures Collegiate Baseball League's Original Four teams and the five new 2012 expansion teams. The game was held at Holman Stadium in Nashua, New Hampshire, the home field of the inaugural FCBL Champions' Nashua Silver Knights on July 26, 2012.
The following is a list of the rosters of both the Original 4 and New 5 All-Star teams
New 5 All-Stars
Original 4 All-Stars
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In a night of firsts, Nashua Silver Knight's Jon Minucci (Southern New Hampshire University) stood out from the rest. Minucci earned MVP honors for his 2 hits, 1 RBI, 2 runs scored, a stolen base, and a great catch in the outfield. LHP Christopher Good (University of New Mexico) got the call to start the first FCBL All-Star game for the Original Four team. He went 1 inning giving up no runs on no hits and striking out 2. He became the first pitcher to strikeout a batter in an All-Star Game.
Eric Jensen (Wheaton College) became the first batter to record a hit when he singled in the first inning off the New Five starter Corey Stump (Florida University). LHP Corey Stump also pitched one inning giving up no the one hit.
In the 3rd inning Ryan Plourde (Fairfield University) hit the first double in FCBL All-Star history to set up the first run of the game. Jon Minucci scored the first run later in the inning.
In the top 4th inning Sean Ryan (Wheaton College) stole the first base in FCBL All-Star history. In the bottom of the 4th Jon Minucci singled home Conor Bierfeldt (Western Connecticut) to earn the first RBI in FCBL All-Star History. Later in the inning he would score on Ryan Plourde's RBI.
RHP Alek Morency (Merrimack College) received the first win in FCBL All-Star history. He went 1 inning giving up 1 hit and striking out 2.
RHP Joe Gruntkosky (St Josephs-Maine) picked up the loss.
Before the game Team Gillis defeated Team Minucci and Team Shaw in the Celebrity All-Star Hitting Challenge. Miss New Hampshire Megan Lyman (New England College) individually won the challenge for Team Gillis.
Even earlier in the day the FCBL hosted their second annual scout day. The All-Stars and other players from the nine teams in the league participated in drills and tests in front MLB scouts.
- "FCBL All-Star Game". Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Retrieved July 22, 2012.
- "Minucci Shines Brightest as the Old 4 Beat the New 5 3-0". Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Retrieved August 2, 2012.