The International League today announced its postseason All-Star Team and Award Winners as selected by the circuit’s managers, coaches, media, and club representatives.
Durham slugger Dan Johnson was named the IL’s Most Valuable Player on the strength of his League-leading 30 home runs and 95 RBI.
Durham's heralded pitching prospect Jeremy Hellickson was named the IL’s Most Valuable Pitcher. Hellickson’s 2.45 ERA leads the circuit.
The Manager of the Year award goes to Charlie Montoyo also of the Durham Bulls. Montoyo’s Bulls have the League’s best record (84-52) and have already clinched their fourth straight IL South Division championship.
Durham is the first franchise to win at least three of the League’s four Special Awards since 1995.
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