Rock Shoulders Named MWL Post-Season All-Star

Becomes the 25th former Cougars in franchise history to be named a mid-season and post-season All-Star

Cougars DH Rock Shoulders was named a mid-season and post-season All-Star in the Midwest League this season. (Kane County Cougars)

By Shawn Touney / Kane County Cougars | August 30, 2013 12:59 PM ET

GENEVA, IL - The Kane County Cougars, in conjunction with the Midwest League office, have announced that DH/1B Rock Shoulders has been named a Midwest League Post-Season All-Star, as selected by the field managers of the 16 Midwest League teams. Shoulders, selected at the DH position, was also named a Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star and participated in the league's All-Star Game held in Dayton this past June. Shoulders joins Cougars alumni such as Miguel Cabrera, Adrian Gonzalez, Dontrelle Willis and Kevin Millar as former Cougars who received both awards in the same season. A total of 25 former Cougars have received both awards in franchise history.

Shoulders leads the Cougars with 18 home runs and 71 RBI, and was named the Cubs organizational Minor League Player of the Month in April.

Cougars Who Have Been Named Mid-Season and Post-Season Midwest League All-Stars

Rock Shoulders - 2013
Greg Billo - 2011
Ian Krol - 2010
Kenny Smalley - 2009
Larry Cobb - 2008
Jeff Baisley - 2006
Javier Herrera - 2005
Steve Bondurant - 2004
Brad Knox - 2004
Brian Stavisky - 2003
Jason Stokes - 2002
Dontrelle Willis - 2002
Miguel Cabrera - 2001
Adrian Gonzalez - 2001
Jim Kavourias - 2001
David Noyce - 1999
Matt Erickson - 1998
Quincy Foster - 1998
Ross Gload - 1998
Todd Dunwoody - 1995
Ryan Jackson - 1995
Billy McMillon - 1994
Kevin Millar - 1994
Charles Johnson - 1993
Alex Ochoa - 1992

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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