Jaron Long, Trace Dempsey Named Cape Cod All-Stars

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COLUMBUS, Ohio ? Jaron Long and Trace Dempsey, members of the Ohio State baseball team and the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod Collegiate Baseball League, will play for the West team in the Cape Cod All-Star Game Saturday in Yarmouth, Mass. The game will take place at Red Wilson Field at 4:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast nationally on Fox College Sports.

Long leads the league in ERA and wins, going 5-0 with a 0.32 ERA in five starts. The right-hander has struck out 23 to just four walks while allowing one earned run in 28.0 innings pitched.

?To be able to start the game is a big honor,? Long said after being selected. ?There are a lot of good pitchers in the league and to be selected just makes me really happy and I?m very excited for the opportunity.?

Dempsey has gone 1-1 with a 1.50 ERA and four saves in 12.0 innings pitched. The Huntington, W. Va., native has struck out 16 while surrendering four free passes and is tied for fourth in the league in saves.

?This is the premier summer league and it?s an honor to be on the field with some of the best college players in the country,? Dempsey said. ?I?ve wanted to prove myself this summer against the best and I think I have done so. It?s awesome to be a part of this with Jaron and represent both Bourne and Ohio State.?

Jody Victor