Nebraska BaseballTony Watson, Mike Nihsen, Jeff Lanning have been chosen to play or have played in in different summer league baseball all star games. 

Most notable is Watson, who has been dominating in the well known Cape Cod League.  Watson is ranking second in the league in wins and among the leaders with 40 strikeouts over 36 innings of work. The left-hander tops Harwich (14-18) in wins, starts, innings pitched and strikeouts and has allowed only 27 hits in his six appearances.

Nihsen, who redshirted in 2006, is currently 7-2 with a 1.34 ERA in 10 starts, fanning 30 in 60.2 innings and holding opponents to a .204 average.  Lanning, who was NU’s primary backup at catcher as a true freshman in 2006, is hitting .286 with a homer and 19 RBIs in 39 contests.  Both players have already played in the Northwoods League All-Star game.

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