Three Rock Cats Selected For Eastern League's 2010 All-Star GameJune 29, 2010 - Eastern League (EL) New Britain Rock Cats
Players appearing in the 2010 Eastern League All-Star Game were chosen by a voting process consisting of League Managers, members of the Media, and Fans. Each Divisional Roster is comprised of 24 Players - with half that number selected by fans who voted on either hard copy ballots in the ball park, or electronically on the Eastern League website.
The three participating Rock Cats Players are:
RHP Kyle Gibson, the Greenfield, IN resident who was selected by Minnesota out of the University of Missouri in the 1st Round (22nd overall) of the 2009 Draft, is one of ten Pitchers named to the Eastern Division squad. The 6'6"/210-pound hurler showed great composure in his first exposure to Double-A batters, and racked up three impressive Wins in his first three starts in a New Britain uniform. The 22-year-old currently stands at 4-3/4.21 after eight 2010 starts for the Rock Cats. His K/BB ratio is an impressive 38/12.
RHP Deolis Guerra, the 21-year-old Venezuela resident who the Twins acquired as part of the 2008 deal that sent LHP Johan Santana to the New York Mets, will be an Eastern League All-Star in his first full season at the Double-A level. The 6'5"/221-pound Guerra has been much better than his 1-3 record might indicate. The big righty has a dynamic mix of mound offerings; he has made 9 starts for the 2010 Rock Cats, and in 56 1/3 innings of work owns a 3.20 ERA.
OF Ben Revere, the 22-year-old resident of Richmond, KY who Minnesota took with their 1st Round pick (28th overall) in the 2007 Draft, will be an Eastern League All-Star in his rookie campaign at the Double-A level. The 5'9"/175-pound Outfielder, the Minnesota organization's 2009 Player of the Year, currently sits in the League's Top 10 Hitters with a team-leading .309 Batting Average. An excellent defensive Outfielder, the speedy Revere is also among the League's leaders in Stolen Bases with 24.
Kyle Gibson and Ben Revere each proved to be enormously popular with Eastern League fans; their selections were fueled by large numbers of fan votes. Deolis Guerra made a strong impression on opposing Managers and Media members across the League as their ballots were instrumental in making him a 2010 EL All-Star.
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