Alex Dickerson was named to the Eastern League post-season All-Star team.
Three Pirates prospects so far have been named to post-season All-Star teams in their respective leagues. Alex Dickerson was named to the Eastern League post-season All-Star team, while Tyler Glasnow and Josh Bell were named to the South Atlantic League team.
Dickerson has a .287/.334/.493 line in 432 at-bats this year for Altoona, with 35 doubles and 16 homers. Since the start of June he has been on fire, hitting for a .323/.366/.556 line with 13 of his homers in 279 at-bats. That all includes the month of August, where he has slumped a bit for a .686 OPS. Dickerson won two Eastern League player of the week awards in July, and the player of the month award in the same month. This is the second year in a row that Dickerson has earned post-season All-Star honors, after winning the Player of the Year honors in the Florida State League last year.
Glasnow was selected as the top right-handed pitcher in the S...
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