Jesse Smith, who started just two games at the High-A level before jumping to Arkansas, has been the Travelers most effective starter through the first half of the season, but owns just a 3-8 record with a 4.50 ERA. The Angels' sixth-round pick in the 2003 First Year Player Draft has allowed a .316 average against in 80 innings this season.
The two pitchers join Brandon Wood, Eric Rodland and Jason Aspito in the contest. Manager Tyrone Boykin and coaches Keith Johnson and Ken Patterson will wear the Travelers uniform for the North Division. Wood will also participate in the home run contest before the game.