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:

CatcherRyan CasteelLancaster Barnstormers
First BaseMatt ChavezSugar Land Skeeters
Second BaseJordany ValdespinLong Island Ducks
Third BaseFrank MartinezSouthern Maryland Blue Crabs
ShortstopAlfredo RodriguezSomerset Patriots
OutfieldBlake GailenLancaster Barnstormers
OutfieldAnthony GiansantiSugar Land Skeeters
OutfieldMelky MesaYork Revolution
Designated HitterLew FordLong Island Ducks
Starting PitcherNate ReedLancaster Barnstormers
Relief PitcherMike AntoniniSomerset Patriots
CloserFelipe PaulinoSugar Land Skeeters

Third Base
Frank Martinez
Southern Maryland Blue Crabs

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