BOSTON, Mass. - Georgia Southern Baseball's Victor Roache and Chris Beck competed in the 2011 Cape Cod League All-Star Game for the West Division at Fenway Park on Friday, July 29th. The contest, which saw Roache, a triple crown threat in the league, start at designated hitter, and Beck pitch a scoreless inning was broadcasted throughout the eastern part of the country on numerous regional sports networks was won by the East Divison 4-1.
Roache did not get a hit in his three at-bats, but hit two home runs in the home run derby which preceded the All-Star Game. One of the Ypsilanti, Mich., native's long balls soared over the famous Green Monster in left field. The derby was won by Clemson's Richie Shaffer, who hit six dingers.
Beck, who was a late addition to the all-star roster, was the fourth pitcher for the West team and was the only pitcher over a four- inning stretch to not allow a run. The Jefferson, Ga., native responded after the previous two pitchers allowed three total runs and he shutdown the East Division with 20 pitches, 14 for strikes, in the fourth inning.
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