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Dariel Alvarez to start International League All-Star Game; Clevenger, Drake, Bowden also named

Dariel Alvarez to start International League All-Star Game; Clevenger, Drake, Bowden also named

Outfielder Dariel Alvarez leads a contingent of four Norfolk Tides who will represent the International League in the July 15 Triple-A All-Star Game on July 15 in Omaha, Neb. Alvarez, 26, was the Tides’ lone starter elected to the game, an honor earned on the heels of a hot June. He entered the month batting .239, but hit .340 with six home runs, nine doubles, and 16 RBIs in June. He leads the Tides with 12 home runs and 40 RBIs this season. When explaining the decision to designate outfielder Delmon Young for assignment Wednesday, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette noted Alvarez and first baseman Christian Walker were two right-handed bats behind Young on the...

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