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2018 Atlantic League Post-Season All-Stars Announced

League begins revealing post-season honors for 21st season

(Lancaster, Pa., Oct. 9, 2018) – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today announced its 2018 Post-Season All-Star Team. Players were selected through voting from league club managers and executives.

“There was an abundance of talent throughout the Atlantic League this season,” said League President Rick White. “There were several deserving candidates at each position, and this year’s voting demonstrated that high level of competition.”

The following players were selected to the 2018 Atlantic League Post-Season All-Star Team:

Catcher Ryan Casteel Lancaster Barnstormers
First Base Matt Chavez Sugar Land Skeeters
Second Base Jordany Valdespin Long Island Ducks
Third Base Frank Martinez Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
Shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez Somerset Patriots
Outfield Blake Gailen Lancaster Barnstormers
Outfield Anthony Giansanti Sugar Land Skeeters
Outfield Melky Mesa York Revolution
Designated Hitter Lew Ford Long Island Ducks
Starting Pitcher Nate Reed Lancaster Barnstormers
Relief Pitcher Mike Antonini Somerset Patriots
Closer Felipe Paulino Sugar Land Skeeters

The following is the schedule for the remainder of this year’s Atlantic League awards:

Wednesday, October 10 – Red, White and Blue All-Defensive Team

Thursday, October 11 – Player, Pitcher, Manager and Rawlings Gold Glove Defensive Player of the Year

Monday, October 15 – Club Awards, including the Joe Klein Executive of the Year, the Ken Shepard Award for Promotional Excellence, the Ray Cipperly Award for Groundskeeping Excellence, Promotion of the Year, Mascot of the Year, Ballpark of the Year and Outstanding Club Community Service Award

About The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)

The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 40 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 900 players and 70 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment.

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