The Southern League announced Tuesday that seven Tennessee Smokies players have been named Southern League Mid-Season All-Stars for the circuit’s 2015 All-Star Game, which will be played on Tuesday, June 23 at Riverwalk Stadium in Montgomery, Alabama. Representing the Smokies are catchers Kyle Schwarber and Willson Contreras, as well as infielder Dan Vogelbach, and pitchers Frank Batista, Corey Black, P.J. Francescon and Felix Pena.
Players were selected by a vote of League field managers, radio broadcasters, general managers and print media. All players on Southern League rosters as of May 31 are eligible in the voting process. In addition, the Smokies’ seven players honored tied with the Chattanooga Lookouts for the most of any team in the North Division.