Around the League

Home Run Derby Contestants Announced

Bell seeks to win title on home field

(Lancaster, Pa., July 12, 2016) - Each of the eight Atlantic League teams will be represented in the 2016 Home Run Derby prior to the Atlantic League All-Star Game and Farm Show on Wednesday, July 13 at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, it was announced today.

The host Lancaster Barnstormers have selected third baseman Josh Bell as their participant. The switch hitting Bell tops the 2016 Barnstormers squad with 10 home runs for the season.

Other contestants in the derby will be first baseman Jose Cuevas (Bridgeport), outfielder Anthony Vega (Long Island), designated hitter Craig Maddox (New Britain), first baseman Bryan LaHair (Somerset), outfielder Jamar Walton (Southern Maryland), catcher Travis Scott (Sugar Land) and second baseman Andres Perez (York). All but Cuevas and Perez are left-handed batters.

Each contestant will remain at the plate until 10 outs are recorded. The top four from the first round will compete again under the same rules, with no carryover of scores from the preceding round. From there, the field will be whittled to two to compete for the Home Run Derby crown.

The competition will begin at 5:30 p.m. Gates for the All-Star Game and Farm Show open at 5:00.

About the Lancaster Barnstormers

The Lancaster Barnstormers are in their 12th season as a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Home games are played at Clipper Magazine Stadium in downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Please call 717.509.HITS (4487) or visit for more information.

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)

The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 35 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.

For more information, please visit



Search Archive »

Browse by Year »


Browse by Month »

November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015