ST. LOUIS -- Six Northwest Arkansas players have been selected for the Texas League All-Star Game on June 28 at Tulsa.
Selected as starters for the North Division were first baseman John Whittleman, designated hitter Christian Colon and outfielders Yem Prades and Carlo Testa. In addition, left-handed starting pitcher Justin Marks and right-handed reliever Patrick Keating were named to the team.
Colon, who has been playing shortstop and second base for the Naturals, has a toe injury and will be not be able to play. He's been replaced by Naturals infielder Mario Lisson.