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All-USPBL Team, Player Award Candidates Announced

September 7th, 2021

ROCHESTER, Mich. – The USPBL powered by UWM announced the All-USPBL team and candidates for player awards. The player awards will be released before Friday night’s playoff game between the third-seeded Westside Woolly Mammoths and fourth-seeded Birmingham Bloomfield Beavers in a pregame recognition at Jimmy John’s Field.

The 2021 All-USPBL Team was voted on by the league coaches and baseball operations personnel. Westside’s Lamar Briggs won the batting title with a .359 average, and Eastside’s Felix Aberouette was the home run champion with 9 dingers this season.

2021 ALL-USPBL TEAM
Noah Childress, Unicorns, 1B
Jon Hodo, Unicorns, 2B
Adrian Guzman, Mammoths, SS
Connor Bagnieski, Beavers, 3B
Trent Bauer, Mammoths, OF
Drue Galassi, Unicorns, OF
Greg Vaughn Jr., Hoppers, OF
Ben McConnell, Hoppers, OF
Coleton Horner, Hoppers, C
Felix Aberouette, Hoppers, DH
AJ Kullman, Beavers, SP
Greg Loukinen, Mammoths, SP
Adrian Cook, Hoppers, SP
Brandon Krennrich, Unicorns, P
Cole Stanton, Beavers, P
Hayden Pearce, Hoppers, P
Donovyn Curiel, Unicorns, UTL
Lamar Briggs, Mammoths, UTL
Joe Burke, Hoppers, Reserve
Jordyn Finney, Mammoths, Reserve
Keshawn Lynch, Beavers, Reserve
Pedro Castellano, Hoppers, Reserve
Colby Johnson, Unicorns, Reserve
Zack Jones, Unicorns, Reserve
Collin Ledbetter, Mammoths, Reserve
Charles Dunavan, Beavers, Reserve
Andrew Verbrugge, Hoppers, Reserve
Miguel Cirino, Unicorns, Reserve
Johnny Breidenthal, Mammoths, Reserve

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER CANDIDATES
Drue Galassi, OF, Unicorns
Felix Aberouette, C, Hoppers
Lamar Briggs, OF, Mammoths
Connor Bagnieski, OF, Beavers

PITCHER OF THE YEAR CANDIDATES
Greg Loukinen, RHP, Mammoths
Zack Jones, RHP, Unicorns
Brandon Krennrich, RHP, Unicorns
Hayden Pearce, RHP, Hoppers

RELIEVER OF THE YEAR CANDIDATES
Cole Stanton, RHP, Beavers
Hayden Pearce, RHP, Hoppers
Brandon Krennrich, RHP, Unicorns

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR CANDIDATES
Adrian Guzman, SS, Mammoths
Drue Galassi, OF, Unicorns
Colby Johnson, OF, Unicorns
Donovyn Curiel, SS, Unicorns

MOST IMPROVED PLAYER CANDIDATES
Miguel Cirino, RHP, Unicorns
Johnny Breidenthal, RHP, Mammoths
Coleton Horner, C, Hoppers

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD CANDIDATES
Nick Kreutzer, 1B, Hoppers
Donovyn Curiel, SS, Unicorns
Keshawn Lynch, INF, Beavers
AJ Kullman, RHP, Beavers
Johnny Breidenthal, RHP, Mammoths
Adrian Guzman, SS, Mammoths

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