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June 29, 2010 at 7:23 PM

Chang, Spears, and Fife named Eastern League All-Stars


Double-A Portland's Ray Chang, Nate Spears and Stephen Fife have been selected to play in the Eastern League All-Star game to be played on July 14th in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Chang, 26, is in his first full season with the Red Sox organization after being signed as a minor league free agent this January. The versatile infielder has put together one of the best seasons of his career, hitting .302 with 4 home runs, 29 RBI and 19 doubles in 65 games this season.

Spears, 25, is also in his first full season with the Red Sox organization after originally being drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 5th round of the 2003 amateur draft. A Carolina League All-Star in 2005 and a Southern League All-Star in 2008, Spears leads the Eastern League this season with 53 walks. In 71 games played this season, he has hit .259 with 6 home runs and 28 RBI. An impressive start to May earned him SoxProspects.com's Player of the Week award for May 3-9.

Fife, 23, is currently ranked the 21st prospect in the Red Sox system by SoxProspects.com. Originally drafted by Boston in the third round of the 2008 amateur draft, Fife has compiled a 4-1 record with a 3.84 ERA in 13 starts this season.

 
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