Five Palm Beach Cards Are 2007 FSL All-Stars

Pitchers Adam Ottavino, Tyler Norrick and Luke Gregerson, plus infielders Allen Craig and Mark Hamilton have been named 2007 Florida State League All-Stars.

The Palm Beach Cardinals share the lead for the most players, five, named to the 2007 Eastern Division Florida State League All-Star Team. Starting pitchers Adam Ottavino and Tyler Norrick along with reliever Luke Gregerson were selected, along with infielders Allen Craig and Mark Hamilton. (The latter is listed at designated hitter.)


The 2007 FSL All-Star Game will be held Saturday, June 16 at Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach, Florida, the home of the Daytona Cubs.


Ottavino, 21, was the Cardinals first-round selection in the 2006 draft. The 6-foot-5 righthander is has a 3-4 record and a 3.31 ERA in 11 starts for the Cards. He fanned 56 and walked 24 in 49 innings this season.

Norrick, 23, was the Cards' sixth-round pick in last year's draft. The lefty is 5-3 with a 2.89 ERA in 11 starts for Palm Beach. He struck out 44 batters in 65.1 innings while walking 29 and is holding opposing hitters to a collective .208 average.

Gregerson, 23, wasn't selected until the 28th round of the 2006 draft, but has excelled in the closer's role this season. The 6-foot-3, 200 pound righthander has collected 11 saves and a 1.23 ERA, fanning 36 and walking only nine in 29.1 innings. Opposing hitters are batting just .111 against Gregerson.

Craig, 22, joined the organization in the eighth round of the 2006 draft. He has played both first and third base this season and has demonstrated impressive results with the bat. His .318 batting average and 36 RBI are both fourth-best in the league and his ten home runs are tied for third in the FSL.

Hamilton, 22, was a supplemental second round pick in last June's draft from Tulane University. The slugging first baseman's 34 RBIs are tied for sixth-best in the league.



RHP Will Inman - Brevard County
RHP Wade Davis - Vero Beach
LHP Jacob McGee - Vero Beach
RHP Luke Gregerson - Palm Beach
RHP Adam Ottavino - Palm Beach

RHP Eddie DeLaCruz - Vero Beach
RHP Robert Parnell - St. Lucie
LHP Tyler Norrick - Palm Beach
RHP Todd Doolittle - Jupiter
RHP Mitch Atkins - Daytona

C Christian Lopez - Vero Beach
C Drew Butera - St. Lucie
C Andrew Jenkins - Jupiter

INF Rhyne Hughes - Vero Beach
INF Alcides Escobar - Brevard County
INF Allen Craig - Palm Beach
INF Jose Castro - St. Lucie
INF Matt Matulia - Daytona

OF Tyler Colvin - Daytona
OF Jesus Valdez - Daytona
OF Cole Gillespie - Brevard County
OF Chris Amador - Daytona

DH Mark Hamilton - Palm Beach

Manager: Frank Cacciatore - St. Lucie
Coach: Luis Natera - St. Lucie
Coach: Dan Murray - St. Lucie
Athletic Trainer: Reuben Barrera - St. Lucie
Strength Coach: Ken Hetzel - St. Lucie


RHP Ian Kennedy - Tampa
RHP Eric Wordekemper - Tampa
RHP Josh Roenicke - Sarasota
RHP Carlos Carrasco - Clearwater
RHP Andrew Carpenter - Clearwater
RHP Pat Overholt - Clearwater
LHP Luke French - Lakeland
RHP Eddie Morlan - Ft. Myers
RHP Logan Ondrusek - Sarasota
RHP Daniel McCutchen - Tampa

C Francisco Cervelli - Tampa
C Brian Jeroloman - Dunedin
C Lou Marson - Clearwater

INF Reggie Corona - Tampa
INF Kevin Russo - Tampa
INF Ryan Roberson - Lakeland
INF Mike Griffin - Sarasota
INF Adam Rosales - Sarasota

OF Cameron Maybin - Lakeland
OF Jay Bruce - Sarasota
OF Michael Hernandez - Lakeland
OF Cory Patton - Dunedin

DH Jeremy Slayden - Clearwater

Manager: Omar Malave - Dunedin
Coach: Darold Knowles - Dunedin
Coach: Paul Elliot - Dunedin
Athletic Trainer: Andrew Muccino - Dunedin
Strength Coach: Rob Helmick – Dunedin

The following players were first team selections, but are unavailable due to promotion to the next higher level:

P Luis Pena - Brevard County

P Richie Gardner -
P Carlos Fisher -
P Ryan Mullins -
Fort Myers

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