Three Stars Named To Southern League All-Star Roster

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The Southern League of Professional Baseball Clubs has announced the North Division roster for the 2013 Southern League All-Star Game, which is scheduled for July 17 at Bragan Field at Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.

Players were selected by a vote of Southern League field managers, radio broadcasters, general managers and print media.

All players on Southern League rosters as of June 12 were eligible in the voting.

The 2013 North Division All-Star team is listed by position alphabetically as follows:
C Mike Blanke Birmingham
C Rafael Lopez Tennessee
1B Jason Rogers Huntsville 
2B Rafael Ynoa Chattanooga
3B Christian Villanueva Tennessee
SS Arismendy Alcantara Tennessee
OF Kentrail Davis Huntsville
OF Julio Morban Jackson
OF Joc Pederson Chattanooga
OF Matt Szczur Tennessee
DH Dan Black Birmingham
UTL IF Marcus Semian Birmingham
UTL OF James Jones Jackson

P Alberto Cabrera Tennessee

P Roenis Elias Jackson

P Yimi Garcia Chattanooga

P Kyle Hendricks Tennessee

P Taylor Jungmann Huntsville

P Ryan Kussmaul Birmingham

P Zach Lee Chattanooga

P Nick McCully Birmingham

P Hector Nelo Chattanooga

P Scott Snodgress Birmingham

P Ross Stripling Chattanooga

P Luis Vasquez Chattanooga
HONORABLE MENTION: The following players were nominated for the All-Star Teams because they were on Southern League rosters when the ballots went out on June 12. However, they have since been promoted out of the League as follows:
Eric Johnson – Birmingham Barons – promoted to AAA Charlotte Knights, International League

Andy Wilkins – Birmingham Barons – promoted to AAA Charlotte Knights, International League

Rob Rasmussen – Chattanooga Lookouts – promoted to AAA Albuquerque Isotopes, Pacific Coast League

Jim Nelson – Huntsville Stars – promoted to AAA Nashville Sounds, Pacific Coast League

Taijuan Walker – Jackson Generals – promoted to AAA Tacoma Rainiers, Pacific Coast League

Courtesy Southern League Media Relations

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