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RockHounds, Naturals rule TL All-Stars
Blair, Walsh, Healy, Pinder, Oberacker, Olson to represent Midland
06/15/2015 6:58 PM ET

The Texas League All-Star Game will take place in Corpus Christi later this month, but it may feel more like a Midland home game once first pitch rolls around.

The Double-A RockHounds account for six of the nine starting position players on the South All-Stars roster after the league revealed its selections for this year's midsummer classic on Monday afternoon. The host Hooks will send one starter to the team, first baseman Conrad Gregor.

Midland catcher Carson Blair, second baseman Colin Walsh, third baseman Ryon Healy, shortstop Chad Pinder, outfielder Chad Oberacker and designated hitter Matt Olson will all start for the South.

The North All-Stars heavily feature Northwest Arkansas, with the Naturals sending first baseman Balbino Fuenmayor, second baseman Angel Franco, designated hitter Mike Bianucci and outfielder Jorge Bonifacio to Whataburger Field for the June 30 game.

Tony Kemp, who leads the league in hitting with a .358 average, and Frisco third baseman Joey Gallo were among those voted to the team, but replaced after promotions to higher levels.

Notable All-Stars include Fuenmayor, 25, who owns the highest average in the league among active players with a .345 mark, and Frisco third baseman Drew Robinson, who tops the circuit with 12 home runs. Bianucci ranks second with 11 and Bonifacio is tied with Fuenmayor for third with 10 homers. Arkansas' Brian Hernandez will start at third for the North squad after leading the league with 46 RBIs in 61 games.

The Texas League's wins leader, Chris Devenski, was voted to the South's pitching staff along with fellow hometown Hooks hurlers Travis Ballew and Jandel Gustave. The entire South pitching staff is right-handed.

Hooks manager Rodney Linares and his staff will lead the South All-Stars while Tulsa's Razor Shines takes his Drillers crew into Corpus Christi for the North team. The full rosters are below:

2015 TEXAS LEAGUE NORTH ALL-STARS
STARTERS      
NAME POS TEAM MLB ORG
Mike Ohlman C Springfield STL
Balbino Fuenmayor 1B NW Arkansas KC
Angel Franco 2B NW Arkansas KC
Brian Hernandez 3B Arkansas LAA
Luis Mateo SS Tulsa LAD
Mike Bianucci DH NW Arkansas KC
Jorge Bonifacio OF NW Arkansas KC
Jeremy Hazelbaker OF Springfield STL
Charlie Tilson OF Springfield STL
RESERVES      
NAME POS TEAM MLB ORG
Raywilly Gomez C Arkansas LAA
Raul Mondesi INF NW Arkansas KC
Alex Liddi INF NW Arkansas KC
Terrance Gore OF NW Arkansas KC
PITCHERS      
NAME POS TEAM MLB ORG
Chris Anderson RHP Tulsa LAD
Kyle Barraclough RHP Springfield STL
Joey Donofrio RHP Springfield STL
Jeremy Horst LHP Tulsa LAD
Chris O'Grady LHP Arkansas LAA
Arturo Reyes RHP Springfield STL
Nate Smith LHP Arkansas LAA
Albert Suarez RHP Arkansas LAA
J.C. Sulbaran RHP NW Arkansas KC
Chris Thomas RHP Springfield STL
FIELD STAFF      
NAME POS TEAM MLB ORG
Razor Shines Manager Tulsa LAD
Matt Herges Pitching Coach Tulsa LAD
Shawn Wooten Hitting Coach Tulsa LAD
Leo Garcia Coach Tulsa LAD
Arkansas RHP Trevor Gott was replaced following his promotion.
2015 TEXAS LEAGUE SOUTH ALL-STARS
STARTERS      
NAME POS TEAM MLB ORG
Carson Blair C Midland OAK
Conrad Gregor 1B Corpus Christi HOU
Colin Walsh 2B Midland OAK
Ryon Healy 3B Midland OAK
Chad Pinder SS Midland OAK
Matt Olson DH Midland OAK
Travis Jankowski OF San Antonio SD
Chad Oberacker OF Midland OAK
Nick Williams OF Frisco TEX
RESERVES      
NAME POS TEAM MLB ORG
Roberto Pena C Corpus Christi HOU
Drew Robinson INF Frisco TEX
Tyler White INF Corpus Christi HOU
Nomar Mazara OF Frisco TEX
PITCHERS      
NAME POS TEAM MLB ORG
Travis Ballew RHP Corpus Christi HOU
Chris Devenski RHP Corpus Christi HOU
Ryan Dull RHP Midland OAK
Tayron Guerrero RHP San Antonio SD
Jandel Gustave RHP Corpus Christi HOU
Justin Hancock RHP San Antonio SD
Nate Long RHP Midland OAK
David Martinez RHP Frisco TEX
Jesus Pirela RHP Frisco TEX
Colin Rea RHP San Antonio SD
Jake Thomspon RHP Frisco TEX
FIELD STAFF      
NAME POS TEAM MLB ORG
Rodney Linares Manager Corpus Christi HOU
Doug Brocail Pitching Coach Corpus Christi HOU
Dan Radison Hitting Coach Corpus Christi HOU
Tom Lawless Coach Corpus Christi HOU
Grant Hufford Trainer Corpus Christi HOU
Mark Spadavecchia Strength Coach Corpus Christi HOU
Corpus Christi 2B Tony Kemp, Frisco 3B Joey Gallo and RHPs Lance McCullers and Vincent Velasquez of Corpus Christi were replaced following their promotions. San Antonio SS Trea Turner was replaced after his trade to the Nationals and Frisco C Jorge Alfaro was replaced due to an injury.

Danny Wild is an editor for MiLB.com. Follow his MLBlog column, Minoring in Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.
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