Hillcats

Hillcats first baseman Bobby Bradley crosses home plate after hitting a two-out home run during the third inning against the Potomac Nationals on Monday August 1, 2016 in Lynchburg, VA. Photo by Lathan Goumas.

Lynchburg Hillcats first baseman Bobby Bradley was named the Carolina League Most Valuable Player on the league’s all-star team, announced Saturday.

Manager Mark Budzinski earned the Manager of the Year honors, and Myrtle Beach’s Trevor Clifton was named Pitcher of the Year.

A league-high six Hillcats were named to the team, including Bradley, catcher Francisco Mejia, shortstop Yu-Cheng Chang, utility infielder Mark Mathias and outfielders Anthony Santander and Greg Allen.

Potomac reliever Ryan Brinley, Salem second baseman Yoan Moncada and third baseman Rafael Devers, Winston-Salem outfielders Mason Robbins and Nick Basto and Frederick designated hitter Aderlin Rodriguez rounded out the team. Myrtle Beach’s Toby Williams was named the league’s athletic trainer of the year.

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