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.