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ATLANTIC LEAGUE AWARDS

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The Atlantic League will announce monthly award recipients for the league's Player and Pitcher of the Month during the regular season.
Teams will submit nominees each month, with winners chosen by league officials.

PLAYER OF THE MONTH         PITCHER OF THE MONTH
Month Player Team         Month Player Team
April/May 2018
Jordany Valdespin* Long Island Ducks         April/May 2018 Nate Reed Lancaster Barnstormers
  Deibinson Romero* New Britain Bees              
June 2018 Blake Gailen Lancaster Barnstormers         June 2018 Dallas Beeler Sugar Land Skeeters
July 2018 Lew Ford Long Island Ducks         July 2018 Matt Sergey Sugar Land Skeeters
August 2018 Telvin Nash York Revolution         August 2018 Nate Reed Lancaster Barnstormers
September 2018  K.C. Hobson Lancaster Barnstormers         September 2018  Nate Reed Lancaster Barnstormers
* - Co-Winners

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The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has named the 2018 Post-Season All-Star Team, featuring the league's best players.
Voting was based on ballots of league executives and club managers.

POSITION PLAYER TEAM
Catcher Ryan Casteel
Lancaster Barnstormers
First Baseman Matt Chavez
Sugar Land Skeeters
Second Baseman Jordany Valdespin
Long Island Ducks
Third Baseman Frank Martinez
Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
Shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez
Somerset Patriots
Outfielder Blake Gailen
Lancaster Barnstormers
Outfielder Anthony Giansanti
Sugar Land Skeeters
Outfielder Melky Mesa
York Revolution
Designated Hitter Lew Ford
Long Island Ducks
Starting Pitcher Nate Reed
Lancaster Barnstormers
Relief Pitcher Mike Antonini
Somerset Patriots
Closer Felipe Paulino
Sugar Land Skeeters
     

2018 Atlantic League Player of the Year: Jordany Valdespin (Long Island Ducks)
2018 Atlantic League Pitcher of the Year: Nate Reed (Lancaster Barnstormers)
2018 Atlantic League Manager of the Year: Pete Incaviglia (Sugar Land Skeeters)

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A Red, White and Blue All-Defensive team was established in 2015 to celebrate the red and blue stitched Rawlings baseball that was adopted as the official league baseball that season. In addition, the league established the Rawlings Gold Glove Defensive Player of the Year award. The 2018 results were based on votes from club managers and executives:

POSITION PLAYER TEAM
Catcher Derek Norris
Sugar Land Skeeters
First Baseman Matt Chavez
Sugar Land Skeeters
Second Baseman Alexi Casilla
York Revolution
Third Baseman Deibinson Romero
New Britain Bees
Shortstop Edwin Garcia Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
Outfielder Jared Mitchell
York Revolution
Outfielder Anthony Giansanti
Sugar Land Skeeters
Outfielder Darian Sandford
Lancaster Barnstormers
Pitcher Mark Hamburger
New Britain Bees

2018 Rawlings Gold Glove Defensive Player of the Year: Edwin Garcia (Southern Maryland Blue Crabs)

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The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball has announced a number of special recognitions for team accomplishments both on and off the field. The 2018 results were based on votes from club managers and league executives:

Joe Klein Executive of the Year: Patrick McVerry (President/GM, Somerset Patriots)
Ken Shepard Award for Promotional Excellence: Somerset Patriots
Promotion of the Year: Long Island Ducks (2018 Atlantic League All-Star Game)
Outstanding Club Community Service Award: New Britain Bees
Ray Cipperly Award for Groundskeeping Excellence: Sugar Land Skeeters
Ballpark of the Year: Constellation Field (Sugar Land Skeeters)
Mascot of the Year: Pinch (Southern Maryland Blue Crabs)

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ATLANTIC LEAGUE AWARDS HISTORY

 
PLAYER OF THE YEAR         PITCHER OF THE YEAR
Year Player Team         Year Player Team
1998 Felix Jose
Kinnis Pledger
Nashua Pride
Bridgeport Bluefish
        1998 Chris Eddy Atlantic City Surf
1999 Glenn Murray Nashua Pride         1999 Justin Jensen Somerset Patriots
2000 Ozzie Canseco Newark Bears         2000 Alan Sontag Bridgeport Bluefish
2001 Michael Warner Somerset Patriots         2001 Len Picota Nashua Pride
2002 Jimmy Hurst Newark Bears         2002 Lincoln Mikkelsen Camden Riversharks
2003 Rolo Avila Bridgeport Bluefish         2003 Ben Simon Camden Riversharks
2004 Victor Rodriguez Somerset Patriots         2004 Kevin Henthorne Bridgeport Bluefish
2005 Brian Becker Nashua Pride         2005 Brett Laxon Camden Riversharks
2006 Lincoln Mikkelsen Atlantic City Surf         2006 Lincoln Mikkelsen Atlantic City Surf
2007 Jesse Hoorelbeke
Victor Rodriguez
Bridgeport Bluefish
Newark Bears
        2007 Brian Adams Somerset Patriots
2008 Josh Pressley Somerset Patriots         2008 Joe Gannon Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
2009 Ray Navarrete Long Island Ducks         2009 Jim Magrane Somerset Patriots
2010 Aaron Herr
Scott Grimes
Lancaster Barnstormers
York Revolution
        2010 Dan Reichert Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
2011 Tommy Everidge Lancaster Barnstormers         2011 Mike Loree Long Island Ducks
2012 Blake Gailen Lancaster Barnstormers         2012 Dwayne Pollok Lancaster Barnstormers
2013 Jake Fox Somerset Patriots         2013 Dwayne Pollok Lancaster Barnstormers
2014 Lew Ford Long Island Ducks         2014 Chris Schwinden Lancaster Barnstormers
2015 Welington Dotel Bridgeport Bluefish         2015 John Brownell Long Island Ducks
2016 Jeremy Barfield Sugar Land Skeeters         2016 Jonathan Albaladejo Bridgeport Bluefish
2017 Alonzo Harris York Revolution         2017 Gaby Hernandez Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
2018 Jordany Valdespin 
Long Island Ducks         2018 Nate Reed
Lancaster Barnstormers

 

BATTING TRIPLE CROWN WINNERS           PITCHING TRIPLE CROWN WINNERS
Year Player Team AVG. HR RBI           Year Player Team Wins ERA Strikeouts
2002 Jimmy Hurst Newark Bears .341 35 100           2009 Jim Magrane Somerset Patriots 15 2.70 134
                      2011 Mike Loree Long Island Ducks 14 1.98 131