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Spanberger named MVP of all-star game
Arkansas right fielder Chad Spanberger rounds the bases against Creighton Tuesday, April 19, 2016, after hitting a two-run home run during the second inning at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville. Visit nwadg.com/photos to see more from the game.
Arkansas outfielder Chad Spanberger hit a grand slam and was named the most valuable player of the California Collegiate League's all-star game Wednesday.
Spanberger's grand slam came in the first inning of the game. He had two hits and his team won 10-9.
Arkansas pitcher Isaiah Campbell also played for the winning team. He pitched an inning, struck out one and allowed one hit.
Campbell and Spanberger are teammates this summer for the Conejo Oaks.
In 23 games this summer, Spanberger is batting .294 with 6 home runs and 20 RBI. He has struck out 17 times in 85 at-bats.
Campbell has a 5-0 record and 1.50 ERA in five starts this summer. The right-hander has 22 strikeouts and 4 walks in 24 innings.
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