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Fitzgerald added to All-Star Game

07/25/2017 3:38 PM -

Contact: Jared Shlensky

GARY, Ind. — The American Association announced on Tuesday afternoon that Gary SouthShore RailCats shortstop Ryan Fitzgerald has been added to the 2017 All-Star Game between the American Association and the and Can-Am League.

Fitzgerald is hitting .228 with a league-high-tying five triples and leads the RailCats with 20 extras-base hits. Fitzgerald is also second on the RailCats with six home runs and 76 total bases. 

The 2017 American Association/Can-Am League All-Star Game takes place tonight at 6 p.m. (CT) in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada at RCGT Park, the home of the Can-Am League’s Ottawa Champions.

Gary returns to play on Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. for the start of a four-game, three-day series vs. the Salina Stockade. Neither Team has yet to announce their starter for Wednesday’s series opener.

Wednesday’s game is Throwback Night at The Steel Yard and is another Wiener Wednesday, NorthShore Health Centers Wednesday and Kids Run the Bases. Join the RailCats as we throw it back to a simpler time – we turn down the music and bring concession prices back in time with $2 hot dogs, $2 popcorn, $2 peanuts, $2 12 oz. domestic drafts, and $2 sodas. Visit NW Indiana NorthShore Health Centers for complimentary tickets to every Wednesday home game and remember to stick around after the game as all kids will have the chance to run the bases!

Jared Shlensky and Austin Anderson bring you all 100 RailCats games this season on WEFM (95.9FM) and online at Fans can purchase tickets for RailCats home games by calling (219) 882-BALL or online at The RailCats box office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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