Kris Bryant headlines six Smokies headed to Southern League All-Star game


The Southern League revealed its roster for the North Division All-Stars, and as expected the league’s top hitter will be present. Kris Bryant joins five of his teammates for the Southern League All-Star game on July 17th at AT&T Field in Chattanooga.

Bryant, who currently leads the league in all three Triple Crown Categories (.351, 18 HR, 49 RBI), will be joined by pitchers Corey Black (2-4, 3.44) and Armando Rivero (1-0, 1.86, 9 SV), catcher Rafael Lopez (.297, 4 HR, 24 RBI), second baseman Stephen Bruno (.288, 3 HR, 21 RBI), and outfielder John Andreoli (.230, 26 SB/2 CS).

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