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Grullon earns spot on EL Postseason All-Star Team

Deivi Grullon
Deivi Grullon smacks a grand slam against Altoona in a game on May 11, 2018. (Photo by Steven Kiebach)

The Eastern League has announced Reading Fightin Phils catcher Deivi Grullon has been named to the postseason Eastern League All-Star Team. The Eastern League has also named the rest of the post-season All-Star Team. Grullon is the lone Fightin Phils representative.

At the time of the announcement, Grullon was hitting .287 with 21 home runs, 58 runs batted in, 13 doubles and a .547 slugging percentage. He’s currently third in the Eastern League in home runs. Grullon was named to the Eastern League All-Star game and won the home run derby, hitting an impressive 25 home runs – 14 in the first round and 11 in the final round – to win the contest.

Grullon’s defense has also been solid as he has thrown out 30% of base stealers, which ranks seventh in the Eastern League.

Here’s the full list of the post-season Eastern League All-Star Team:

C: Deivi Grullon, Reading

1B: Will Craig, Altoona

2B: Cavan Biggio, New Hampshire

3B: Ke’Bryan Hayes, Altoona and Vladimir Guerrero Jr., New Hampshire

SS: Bo Bichette, New Hampshire

OF: Harold Ramirez, New Hampshire

OF: Trey Amburgey, Trenton

OF: Jonathan Davis, New Hampshire

DH: Corban Joseph, Bowie

UTL: Levi Michael, Binghamton

RH SP: Jordan Romano, New Hampshire

LH SP: Keegan Akin, Bowie

RP: Matt Pierpont, Hartford

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