The Coastal Plain League 2016 All-Star Fan Fest and All-Star Game was hosted by the Fayetteville SwampDogs at J.P. Riddle Stadium in Fayetteville, N.C., July 10-11.
The two-day event featured an All-Star Fan Fest, All-Star Home Run Derby, All-Star luncheon, major league scout day, and the eighteenth annual CPL All-Star Game.
The East All-Stars won the game 4-3 over th West All-Stars with Kurt Sinnen (Peninsula / Old Dominion) earning Hitter of the Game honors and Barrett Loseke (Gastonia / Arkansas) earning Pitcher of the Game.
Boxscore & Play-by-Play
2016 All-Star Home Run Derby Rules:
– Four (4) East All-Star participants & four (4) West All-Star participants
– Three (3) Rounds:
o First Round – 8 outs
o Second Round – 8 outs
o Championship Round – 10 outs
– Either a Home Run or it’s an Out
– Home Runs from Round 1 roll over to Round 2
– Championship Round – both hitters start over at zero (0)
Round 1: Four (4) hitters from East and four (4) hitters from West
– Top two (2) hitters from East and top two (2) hitters from West advance
Round 2: Two (2) hitters from East and two (2) hitters from West
– Top hitter from East and top hitter from West advance
Championship Round: Top East hitter vs. Top West hitter
– Hitters start from zero with hitter who has highest number of home runs hit being crowned the 2016 CPL All-Star Home Run Derby Champion.
2016 Home Run Derby Champion: Alec Bohm (Wichita State) of the Wilmington Sharks
East All-Star Participants:
2016 East All-Star Roster (pdf)
West All-Star Participants:
2016 West All-Star Roster (pdf)
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