August 31, 2009 - Southern League (SL) - Jackson Generals
PEARL, MISS. (AUGUST 31, 2009) - West Tenn outfielder\'s, Ezequiel Carrera and Greg Halman were selected to the 2009 Southern League Postseason All-Star Team as voted upon by the league\'s field managers, radio broadcasters and print media. Carrera, a mid-season All-Star selection as well is leading the league with a .340 batting average and .442 on-base percentage. Carrera has collected 105 hits in 309 at-bats in 85 games this season for the Jaxx. Halman, selected as a designated hitter, currently leads the Southern League with 25 homeruns. Halman, a two time Southern League hitter of the week this season has homered in four of his last seven games and is currently hitting .216.
Also, the award for the Southern League\'s Most Valuable Player was given to Montgomery Biscuit\'s outfielder, Desmond Jennings. The Southern League\'s Most Outstanding Pitcher was awarded to Carolina Mudcat\'s pitcher, Travis Wood.
MARIETTA, GA - The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs is pleased to announce the 2009 Postseason All-Star Team as voted upon by the league\'s field managers, radio broadcasters and print media.
The 2009 Southern League Postseason All-Star Team is as follows:
Catcher Tyler Flowers Birmingham
First Base Blake Lalli Tennessee
Second Base C.J. Retherford* Birmingham
Third Base Juan Francisco Carolina
Shortstop Pedro Ciriaco Mobile
Outfield Ezequiel Carrera West Tenn
Outfield David Cook Birmingham
Outfield Stefan Gartrell Birmingham
Outfield Desmond Jennings Montgomery
Designated Hitter Greg Halman West Tenn
Utility Man Todd Frazier Carolina
Best Hustler Matt Young Mississippi
Righthanded Pitcher John Ely Birmingham
Lefthanded Pitcher Travis Wood Carolina
Relief Pitcher Matt Peterson Jacksonville