UCLA left-handed pitcher Rob Rasmussen has been selected to start on the mound in the 2009 Cape Cod League All-Star game at Fenway Park on Thursday, July 23. Rasmussen, a rising junior from Arcadia, Calif., has gone 2-0 with a 0.96 ERA in three starts for the Orleans Firebirds.
Rasmussen will represent the Eastern Division in the Cape Cod League's All-Star Game. Thursday's contest at Fenway Park will be broadcast live on New England Sports Network (NESN). Game time is 4 p.m. (PT).
In three starts for Orleans, Rasmussen has registered 26 strikeouts and three walks in 18.2 innings. He has limited the opposition to a .141 batting average, allowing nine hits and four runs (two earned).