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Lindsey, Trumbo highlight PCL All-Stars
09/01/2010 3:40 PM ET
There were few surprises on Wednesday when the Pacific Coast League revealed it's 2010 postseason All-Star team, a squad that includes the Minor League's top hitter and home run leader.

J.P. Arencibia of the Las Vegas 51s was named the Pacific Coast League's MVP, while Albuquerque's John Lindsey, who leads the Minors with a .359 average, was named to the league's "All-PCL" roster as designated hitter. The veteran has 23 homers and 91 RBIs with the Isotopes this season and trails only Texas Rangers slugger Josh Hamilton (.361) for the best average in professional baseball.

The PCL's top two power hitters, Arencibia and Salt Lake's Mark Trumbo, highlight the team's star-studded infield. Arencibia, Toronto's first-round pick in 2007, is batting .301 with 32 homers and 85 RBIs behind the plate for the 51s this year -- he also memorably blasted a pair of homers in his Major League debut with the Blue Jays.

Trumbo is hitting .301 and leads the Minors with 34 homers. He's knocked in 115 runs for Salt Lake and has been especially hot since the All-Star break, batting .357 with 14 home runs and 45 RBIs.

'Topes third baseman Russ Mitchell, Redbirds second baseman Daniel Descalso and Cubs shortstop Darwin Barney rounded out the team's infield. Barney hit .299 with 49 RBIs and is currently with Chicago.

Salt Lake center fielder Peter Bourjos, one of three All-Star outfielders, was named the league's Rookie of the Year on Tuesday after hitting .314 with 13 homers, 52 RBIs and 27 steals.

Sacramento's Chris Carter, with 31 homers and 94 RBIs, and Iowa's Brad Snyder, with 23 long balls and 100 RBIs, joined Bourjos in the outfield.

Fresno right-hander Eric Hacker, who leads the PCL with 16 wins, Oklahoma City southpaw Michael Kirkman, who owns the highest winning percentage at .813 (13-3 record), and Las Vegas closer Jeremy Accardo, who is tied for the league-lead with 24 saves, were selected as the team's pitchers.

The All-PCL squad and league's postseason awards were selected by PCL field managers, general managers, broadcasters and local media.

2010 Pacific Coast League Postseason All-Star Team
POS PLAYER TEAM AVG HR RBI R SB OBP SLG OPS
C J.P. Arencibia Las Vegas .301 32 85 76 0 .359 .626 .986
1B Mark Trumbo Salt Lake .301 34 115 99 3 .367 .576 .943
2B Daniel Descalso Memphis .286 8 68 83 8 .355 .424 .779
3B Russ Mitchell Albuquerque .322 23 86 95 1 .370 .550 .919
SS Darwin Barney Iowa .299 2 49 72 11 .333 .378 .711
OF Peter Bourjos Salt Lake .314 13 52 85 27 .364 .498 .861
OF Chris Carter Sacramento .258 31 94 92 1 .365 .529 .951
OF Brad Snyder Iowa .310 23 100 91 17 .386 .565 .951
DH John Lindsey Albuquerque .359 23 91 70 0 .407 .659 1.066
POS PLAYER TEAM ERA IP W L SV BB K WHIP
RHP Eric Hacker Fresno 4.54 158 2/3 16 7 0 59 123 1.47
LHP Michael Kirkman Oklahoma City 3.09 131 13 3 0 68 130 1.40
Rel. Jeremy Accardo Las Vegas 3.48 44 3 2 24 21 58 1.52

Most Valuable Player: J.P. Arencibia, Las Vegas
Rookie of the Year: Peter Bourjos, Salt Lake
Manager of the Year: Ryne Sandberg, Iowa



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