Maestri, has split time between the starting rotation and the bullpen this season due to injuries on the Chiefs staff. In 14 appearances this season, four of which were starts, Maestri has posted a 3-3 record with a 4.08 ERA. He has struck out 25 and walked just five batters in 35 1/3 innings pitched. Voted to the team as a reliever, Maestri is 3-0 with a 1.80 ERA and two saves in 10 games out of the bullpen. After making three starts, the Italian native returned to the bullpen this weekend.
Roquet converted all 11 of his save chances in 2007 before being promoted to High-A Daytona on May 27th. Roquet allowed just one earned run in 25 innings of work in 2007 to give him an ERA of 0.36. He recorded 29 strikeouts and allowed just 11 walks in 25 innings. Rocky also had a scoreless streak of 21 2/3 innings broken on May 21st in a game against Lansing. Since being promoted, Roquet has gone 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA in three appearances while with Daytona.
The Midwest League All-Star Team is chosen by a vote of league managers. To even the teams, Wisconsin will play with the East squad this season. Among those who could get the call as a replacement if a selected player is injured or promoted are 3B Josh Lansford (.290 Avg, 9 2b, 26 RBI), 1B Russ Canzler (.262 Avg, 4 HR, 8 2b, 21 RBI), C Wellington Castillo (.257 Avg, 4 HR, 19 RBI) and OF Alfred Joseph (.257 Avg, 5 2b, 18 RBI, 30 Runs, 9 SB).
The Clinton Lumberkings have the most players on the West roster with eight players, including three starters. Quad Cities, Beloit and Cedar Rapids, each have six players while Kane County has four and Burlington two.