Ex-Loons infielder Calhoun named Fall Stars Game MVP

Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Willie Calhoun — a former Great Lakes Loons second baseman — was named the Most Valuable Player of the Arizona Fall League’s Fall Stars Game after going 3-for-3 with a home run, three runs batted in, and two runs scored in the Saturday contest.

Calhoun starred for the West team, which beat the East team 12-4. He played 15 games for the Loons in 2015, batting .393 with one homer and eight runs batted in.

Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brent Honeywell earned the win after striking out five of the six batters he faced to start the game. The right-hander pitched for the 2015 Bowling Green Hot Rods, going 4-4 with a 2.91 ERA, 76 strikeouts and 12 walks in 65 innings (12 starts).

San Diego Padres prospect Michael Gettys batted ninth for the West team and hit a three-run double in the 2nd inning. He played 190 games for the 2015-16 Fort Wayne TinCaps, cumulatively batting .256 with 9 HR, 71 RBI and 44 SB.

Detroit Tigers prospect Christin Stewart hit a solo homer for the East team in the top of the 9th inning. He batted .286 with 7 HR and 31 RBI in 51 games with the 2015 West Michigan Whitecaps.

This entry was posted in 2016 Fall Stars Game, Arizona Fall League, Bowling Green Hot Rods, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Great Lakes Loons, Midwest League, West Michigan Whitecaps. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s