Dominican Summer All-Stars revealed

Willoughby, Guerra, Rojas honored by league

(Dominican Summer League)

By Danny Wild / MLB.com | August 26, 2009 12:44 PM

San Francisco Giants prospect Carlos Willoughby was named Player of the Year on Wednesday as the Dominican Summer League announced its 2009 All-Star selections.

Twins All-Star Pedro Guerra and fellow right-hander Randol Rojas, a Texas Rangers prospect, were named Pitchers of the Year.

The switch-hitting Willoughby, a second baseman, is batting .327 with a homer, 43 RBIs and 46 stolen bases for the Giants' DSL club. Guerra is 7-0 and leads the league with an 0.38 ERA in 71 innings for the Twins' affiliate.

The team includes a pair of Texas Rangers prospects, Miguel De Los Santos and Rojas, while Rangers 2 manager Jayce Tingler was named Manager of the Year.

The Yankees had two players selected, first baseman Reymond Nunez and outfielder Kelvin Duran.

Pirates third baseman Eric Avila was selected to the team after leading the league with 84 hits.

Dominican Summer League All-Stars
Pos.
Player
Team
C
Jaime Del Valle
White Sox
1B
Reymond Nunez
Yankees 2
2B
Carlos Willoughby
Giants
3B
Eric Avila
Pirates
SS
Juan Silverio
White Sox
OF
Dioris Robles
Indians
OF
Rafael Ortega
Rockies
OF
Kelvin Duran
Yankees 2
DH
Jhonatan Javier
Orioles/Brewers
RHP
Pedro Guerra
Twins
RHP
Randol Rojas
Rangers 2
LHP
Andy Otero
Braves
RP
Miguel De Los Santos
Rangers 2
Player of the Year: Carlos Willoughby
Pitchers of the Year: Pedro Guerra, Randol Rojas
Manager of the Year: Jayce Tingler (Rangers 2)

Danny Wild is an editor for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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