07/11/2003 11:14 AM - The Northern League office announced the complete rosters for the 2003 All-Star teams on Friday, and it featured two players from the T-Bones. Rick Prieto was named a starter for the Western Division team and D.J. Johnson was selected as a relief pitcher.
Prieto currently ranks eighth in the league in batting average (.335), fourth in hits (59), and second in triples (6). Meanwhile, Johnson ranks second in the league inn saves (8) while posting an impressive ERA of 2.08 and averaging 10.03 strikeouts per nine innings pitched.
The game will be held on July 22, at Haymarket Park, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Tim Johnson, manager of the Lincoln Saltdogs, will manage the West Division stars. Sioux City manager Jay Kirkpatrick will serve as one of his coaches. Lincoln Saltdogs coaches Mike Busch and Pat Tilmon will also serve on the West Division coaching staff. Hal Lanier, manager of the 2002 Central Division Champion Winnipeg Goldeyes, will manage the East Division stars. Rick Forney, pitching coach for the Winnipeg Goldeyes, will serve as a coach for the East.