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Meet the 2019 Star Tribune All-Metro first team

By RON HAGGSTROM, Star Tribune, 06/12/19, 3:30PM CDT


Scroll down to see who made the second team as well.

The 2019 Star Tribune All-Metro first team.

All-Metro first team

Second team

Brett Bateman
P/OF, Mounds View, junior

Outstanding outfielder with speed, range and arm.
College: Minnesota

Max Carlson
P/OF, Burnsville, junior

Team USA invitee fanned two an inning and hit .450.
College: North Carolina

Joey Danielson
C, Eden Prairie, senior

Unique combination of power and speed.
College: North Dakota State

Hunter Day
P, Bloomington Jefferson, junior

Always thrown in difficult situations, whether starting or closing.
College: Undecided

Miles Halligan
P/3B, Hopkins, junior

Allowed one hit, struck out 29 in 11 innings of section play.
College: Undecided

Wyatt Nelson
P/OF, Hopkins, senior

Provides combination of pitching and offense.
College: North Dakota State

Alex Otto
P/SS, Monticello, senior

Went 7-1 with a 0.95 ERA while striking out 72 in 44⅓ innings.
College: St. John’s

Ben Palmer
SS, Totino-Grace, senior

A .440 hitter with outstanding hands and feet.
College: Iowa Western CC

Evan Shaw
P/OF, Fridley, senior

Eight-game winner (32 in his career) with 0.71 ERA.
College: Undecided

Tyson Stritesky
P, Eden Prairie, senior

Not overpowering, but quietly went unbeaten (7-0) mixing three pitches.
College: St. Thomas

How the team was chosen

The Star Tribune’s all-metro teams and Metro Player of the Year were chosen based on nominations from metro-area coaches, conversations with coaches and staff observations.

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