DENVER — The MLB All-Star Game was special to many in Denver, but it was extra special for a couple locals when the 'Midsummer Classic' rolled into Coors Field.
The events leading up to the game itself included some local high school baseball players, and was a homecoming for some.
Last month, 9NEWS Prep Sports Reporter Scotty Gange told us the story of Logan Howard -- a pitcher at Rocky Mountain Lutheran who returned to the mound five years after suffering a stroke.
Howard was the guest of MLB Commissioner Rod Manfred at the 2021 MLB Draft on Sunday, and got to announce the first-round pick for the San Francisco Giants, his favorite team.
It was also a homecoming for Mark Melancon of the San Diego Padres, who played at Golden High School, and Grandview product Kevin Gausman (Giants).
>>Be sure to check back for more high school sports coverage on the Sunday morning Prep Rally!
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