From the Reds:
Louisville, KY – RHP Justin Lehr and OF Drew Stubbs have been named to the International League Team for the 22nd annual Cricket Wireless Triple-A All-Star Game, hosted by the Portland Beavers, Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres. The IL squad will play the Pacific Coast League All-Star Team Wednesday, July 15 in Portland, OR at PGE Park. First pitch is set for 10:05 p.m. EST and can be seen live on ESPN2.
Lehr has been selected to the IL Team after being acquired from the Philadelphia Phillies in a cash trade May 23. In eight games and seven starts with Louisville, Lehr is 6-0 with a 1.88 ERA. Between Lehigh Valley and Louisville, Lehr is a combined 11-2 with a 3.30 ERA. His 11 wins are tied for the most victories in Minor League Baseball and Lehr's win total leads all of Triple-A. In 2007, Lehr started for the PCL Team in the Triple-A All-Star Game while a member of the Tacoma Rainiers.
After posting a .271 average through his first 67 games, Stubbs has been elected to the IL Team in his first full season in Triple-A. He is second in the IL with 28 stolen bases and is tied for fourth with 19 doubles. Stubbs leads the Bats in hits (68), doubles (19), at-bats (251) and stolen bases (28). He is tied for first in games played (67) and is second in runs (30).
Manager Rick Sweet was named the IL All-Star Team’s manager after leading the Bats to an 88-56 record and an IL West Division Title in 2008. Sweet spent three seasons (2000-03) as manager of the Portland Beavers and guided them to 212-219 record. Former RiverBat Manager (and current Norfolk skipper) Gary Allenson (1998-99) will serve as Sweet’s bench coach and will be joined by Buffalo Pitching Coach Ken Oberkfell.