Barons' Black and Blanke named All-Star starters

Two Birmingham players have been named starters for this months Southern League All-Star Game.

The Barons' Dan Black and Mike Blanke were named starters for the North Division team on Monday. Black will bat fourth and Blanke will hit eighth in the batting order.

Birmingham had eight players named to the all-star roster, which is tied with Chattanooga for the most in the Southern League.

The Southern League All-Star Game is July 17th in Jacksonville, Fla.