Six Mudcats Named To All-Star TeamJune 29, 2009 - Southern League (SL) Carolina Mudcats
LHP Travis Wood and OF Chris Heisey led the sextet, with both named unanimous selections - the only unanimous selections to the Northern squad. Wood, 8-3, leads the Southern League in ERA, while Heisey departed the league Saturday leading the batting race. Heisey was promoted to Triple-A Louisville following Friday night's game against Jacksonville.
OF Todd Frazier, IF Zack Cozart, RHPs James Avery and Jordan Smith were also named to the mid-season Southern League classic, which will be played at Regions Park in Birmingham, AL on Monday, July 13th. Avery is currently on the disabled list, and will be replaced on the team in the coming days.
The complete Southern League Northern Division All-Star Team is attached. The Southern Division team will be announced tomorrow.
Southern League Stories from June 29, 2009
- Jaxx walk off Braves in 13th inning - Jackson Generals
- Smokies land six on Southern League All-Star roster - Tennessee Smokies
- Coleman, Wright lead Smokies to 7-2 win - Tennessee Smokies
- BayBears hold off Barons to even series - Mobile BayBears
- Barons fall just short, 6-5 - Birmingham Barons
- Mudcats Edge Chattanooga, 7-6 - Carolina Mudcats
- Mudcats defeat Chattanooga, 7-6 - Chattanooga Lookouts
- Smokies top Stars for first time in nine tries - Huntsville Stars
- Otterness Assigned to Roster - Carolina Mudcats
- Jones Activated from DL - Huntsville Stars
- North Division All-Star Rosters Announced - Birmingham Barons
- Schlereth to DL, Rumler Promoted - Mobile BayBears
- Carrera, Hubbard Named to SL North All-Star Team - Jackson Generals
- Six Mudcats Named To All-Star Team - Carolina Mudcats
- Southern League Announces 2009 North Division All-Star Roster - SL
- Suns Even Series with Monday Win - Jacksonville Suns
- Suns Win a Wild One to Even Series, 6-4 - Montgomery Biscuits
- Celebrate July 4th with the Biscuits! - Montgomery Biscuits
- Bryan Petersen Named Southern League Hitter of the Week - Jacksonville Suns
- Mississippi Braves Homestand Highlights - Mississippi Braves
- Reynoso Named Southern League Pitcher of the Week - Mississippi Braves
- Southern League Names Hitter, Pitcher of the Week Honors - SL
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