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