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Staley plays in all-star game

By Richard Greene | Published Saturday, July 19, 2014

Decatur graduate and Eagle standout Joe Staley started at catcher Wednesday in the Frontier League All-Star game in Sauget, Ill.

Staley, a 2010 draft pick by the San Francisco Giants, is in his first season with independent league squad Florence Freedom in Kentucky. He made the all-star event after hitting .281 with seven home runs and 32 RBIs in the team’s first 49 games.

Staley went 0-for-2 in the all-star game. He also participated in the home run derby.

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