jerry vasto ashville all starAtlantic Highlands Native, Jerry Vasto, named to South Atlantic League All-Stars

CLEARWATER, FL - Eric Krupa, president of the South Atlantic League, has announced the rosters for the 56th Annual SAL All-Star Game presented by Ingles, scheduled to be played on June 23, 2015, at McCormick Field in Asheville, North Carolina, home of the Asheville Tourists.


Asheville's Helmis Rodriguez has been named the game's starting pitcher for the Southern Division. The Coloncito, Venezuela native carries a 4-3 record with a 3.64 mark through 11 starts this season. The southpaw's highlight performance came on May 1Jerry Vasto0 at Lakewood where Rodriguez worked seven shutout innings allowing only two hits.

Also representing the Asheville Tourists in the 56th Annual SAL All-Star Game presented by Ingles is left-handed reliever Jerry Vasto. The Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey native has been a workhorse out of Asheville's bullpen all season. His 22 appearances ranks second most among all South Atlantic League relievers. Vasto owns a sparkling 2.05 ERA and is limiting opponents to a .160 batting average which ranks fifth best in the league.