Six Nats Named To 2011 BA All-Star Teams

The accolades keep coming for the Washington Nationals minor-leaguers, as six farmhands (five current and one former) were named by Baseball America in its roundup of All-Star Teams.

Brad Peacock was named to the first team of the 2011 Minor-League All-Star Team as one of the five starting pitchers, while Bryce Harper was named to the second team as one of three outfielders. Unlike the league awards, this a higher honor because the pool was all of minor-league baseball.

At the classification level (AAA, AA, Hi-A, etc.) the following Nationals were named:

Tommy Milone, SP

Peacock, SP

Jeff Kobernus, 2B

Harper, OF
Chris Manno, RP*
*Manno was traded along with Bill Rhinehart for Jonny Gomes to Cincinnati

Short-Season A
Matt Skole, 3B

Author: Luke Erickson

Since 2009, Luke Erickson has been chief writer, editor, and bottle-washer of Potomac is his home base as a season-ticket holder, but he has visited every affiliate north of Florida at least once, with multiple trips to Hagerstown and Harrisburg.

8 thoughts on “Six Nats Named To 2011 BA All-Star Teams”

    1. Can’t put the blame on BA for reporting on what they were told, which I’m sure was meant at the time 😉

  1. More post-season honors. Truly a sign that the investment in the draft is paying off, and the overall franchise is improving.

  2. manno manno manno hey guys if you have time the reds run a blog just lke ours and the guy who moderates it is a great guy by the name of Doug , He likes Manno but does not believe he is a top prospect. I think he needs some advise. Go on the blog and put your words to work
    Manno actually pitched better in Bakersfield then he did in H town (hard to believe)

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