Shorebirds Place Four on S.A.L. All-Star Team
Yermin Mercedes, Alex Murphy, Garrett Cleavinger and Ryan Meisinger have been selected to represent the Shorebirds in the league’s 57th South Atlantic League All-Star Game June 21 at Whitaker Bank Ballpark in Lexington, KY.
Mercedes, leads the Shorebirds in nearly every offensive category and his .337 batting average as of June 7 is the third best in the league. He will start at catcher for the North Division team.
Murphy will start as the designated hitter. His nine home runs are the second most in the S.A.L.
The two pitchers, Cleavinger and Meisinger both have ERA’s under 1.70
In a press release General Manager Chris Bitters said, “We are very glad to see these four well-deserving players selected to the SAL All-Star Game. They have provided plenty of great moments for our fans in the first half, and we are excited to see them showcase their skills on this big stage.”