Mustangs third baseman Seth Mejias-Brean and right-handed pitcher Ismael Guillon were named to the Pioneer League all-star team, announced Saturday.
Additionally, Billings manager Pat Kelly was chosen as the league’s manager of the year. Kelly had led the Mustangs to a league-best record of 38-26 at the time of the announcement.
Grand Junction outfielder David Dahl was named MVP and Idaho Falls left-handed starter Sam Selman was tabbed pitcher of the year.
Entering Saturday’s games, Mejias-Brean was hitting .349 with seven homers and 35 RBIs. He had a 22-game hitting streak earlier in the season. In 10 starts in Billings, Guillon went 4-1 with a 2.29 ERA and 63 strikeouts before being promoted to Single-A Dayton.
Orem put five players on the team. Outfielder Joel Capote, who was leading the league with a .374 average, is joined by first baseman Wade Hinkle, shortstop Wendell Soto, designated hitter Michael Snyder and right-handed pitcher Gabriel Perez.
Grand Junction boasts three All-Stars, including Dahl and pitchers Eddie Butler and Scott Oberg.
Dahl was second in the league with a .369 average after compiling a 27-game hitting streak from July 17 through Aug. 15. He was leading the league with 87 hits, 33 extra-base hits, 142 total bases and a .602 slugging percentage. Selman leads the league with a 2.06 ERA and 80 strikeouts. He is 5-2 in 10 starts.
The rest of the team includes Great Falls second baseman Micah Johnson and Ogden outfielder Jeremy Rathjen.