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August 9, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Gunkel added to NY Penn League All-Star Team

The Short-Season A Lowell Spinners today announced that relieve Joe Gunkel (pictured) has been named a New York Penn League All-Star. 

Gunkel, 21, is in his first season as a professional after being drafted by the Red Sox in the 18th round of the 2013 MLB Draft. The 6-foot-6 right-hander has appeared in eight games for the Spinners, going 3-0, allowing just three hits in 11 1/3 innings. He has also notched four saves, walking just three while striking out 16. 

Prior to making his professional debut, Gunkel was a member of the West Chester University Golden Rams, leading them to the 2012 Division II National title.

Photo Credit: Joe Gunkel by Kelly O'Connor.

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