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Revolution shut out of Baseball America postseason All-Star Team

Each season, Baseball America names an All-Star Team encompassing all of the quote-un-quote “non-affiliated” leagues.  Even though the level of play varies from league to league, I.E. the Frontier League (Short-A to Class Aish level) to the Atlantic League (Triple-Aish), the selections cover the Can-Am League, Frontier League, American Association and Atlantic League, which is how you would rank such leagues from lowest to highest level of competition in this writer’s humble opinion.  It’s based mostly on stats, in fairness to players who are earlier in their careers than other Atlantic League veterans.

Unfortunately, no Revolution players were selected this year, after two each earned such honors the past two seasons.  In 2012, Chris Nowak and Andres Perez were both named.  In 2011, it was Nowak and Ramon Castro recognized.  Four Atlantic League players did make the team however.

The full team is below, for a link to Baseball America with stats on each player, click here:

Catcher:  Danny Canela, River City Rascals (Frontier)
First Base:  C.J. Ziegler, Wichita Wingnuts (American Association)
Second Base:  C.J. Beatty, Washington Wild Things (Frontier)
Third Base:  Abel Nieves, Wichita Wingnuts (American Association)
Shortstop:  Jeremy Barnes, New Jersey Jackals (Can-Am)
Outfield:  Nick Van Stratten, Sioux Falls Canaries (American Association)
Outfield:  Nick Akins, Joliet Slammers/Washington Wild Things (Frontier)
Outfield:  Cyle Hankerd, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (Atlantic)
Designated Hitter:  Jake Fox, Somerset Patriots (Atlantic)

Starting Pitcher:  Taylor Stanton, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (American Association)
Starting Pitcher:  Scott Dunn, Traverse City Beach Bums (Frontier)
Starting Pitcher:  Josh Lowey, Somerset Patriots (Atlantic)
Starting Pitcher:  Dwayne Pollok, Lancaster Barnstormers (Atlantic)
Starting Pitcher:  Jeff Shields, Trois-Rivieres Aigles (Can-Am)
Relief Pitcher:  Patrick Mincey, Grand Prairie Air Hogs (American Association)
Relief Pitcher:  Jason Urquidez, Lancaster Barnstormers (Atlantic)
Relief Pitcher:  Joe Harris, Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks (American Association)

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